About September 11

September 11, 2021 is the 254th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 111 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

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Virgo is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 143 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

September 11: More About This Day

It is usually the first day of the year in the Coptic calendar and Ethiopian calendar (in the period AD 1900 to AD 2099).

What Happened On September 11

  • 1226
    The Roman Catholic practice of public adoration of the Blessed Sacrament outside of Mass spreads from monasteries to parishes.
  • 1541
    Santiago, Chile, is destroyed by indigenous warriors, led by Michimalonko.
  • 1758
    Battle of Saint Cast: France repels British invasion during the Seven Years’ War.
  • 1789
    Alexander Hamilton is appointed the first United States Secretary of the Treasury.
  • 1814
    War of 1812: The climax of the Battle of Plattsburgh, a major United States victory in the war.
  • 1829
    Surrender of the expedition led by Isidro Barradas at Tampico, sent by the Spanish crown in order to retake Mexico, This was the final consummation of Mexican independence.
  • 1847
    Stephen Foster’s well-known song, Oh! Susanna, is first performed at a saloon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • 1940
    George Stibitz performs the first remote operation of a computer.
  • 1941
    Ground is broken for the construction of The Pentagon.
  • 1944
    World War II: The first Allied troops of the U.S. Army cross the western border of Germany.
  • 1968
    Air France Flight 1611 crashes off Nice, France, killing 89 passengers and 6 crew.
  • 1972
    The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit system has its opening day of passenger service.
  • 1978
    U.S. President Jimmy Carter, President Anwar Sadat of Egypt, and Prime Minister Menachem Begin of Israel meet at Camp David and agree on the Camp David Accords a framework for peace between Israel and Egypt and a comprehensive peace in the Middle East.
  • 1992
    Hurricane Iniki, one of the most damaging hurricanes in United States history, devastates the Hawaiian islands of Kauai and Oahu.
  • 1997
    14 Estonian soldiers die in the Kurkse tragedy, drowning in the Baltic Sea
  • 1997
    After a nationwide referendum, Scotland votes to establish a devolved parliament, within the United Kingdom.
  • 2000
    Melbourne hosts World Economic Forum where S11 protests also took place.
  • 2001
    The September 11 attacks take place in the United States. Airplane hijackings result in the collapse of the World Trade Center in New York City, damage to The Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, and the crashing of a passenger airliner near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
  • 2004
    All passengers are killed when a helicopter crashes in the Aegean Sea. Passengers include Patriarch Peter VII of Alexandria and 16 others (including journalists and bishops of the Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria).
  • 2007
    Russia tests the largest conventional weapon ever, the Father of all bombs.

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