Wednesday, September 11, 2019

On This Day in History

September 11, 2019

Historical Events

1297  Battle at Stirling Bridge, Scottish rebel William Wallace defeats the English
1609  Expulsion order announced against the Moriscos of Valencia; beginning of the expulsion of all Spain's Moriscos
1697  Battle of Zenta: forces of Prince Eugen of Savoye defeat the Turks, ending Ottoman control of large parts of Central Europe
1708  Great Northern war: Charles XII of Sweden stops his march to conquer Moscow outside Smolensk, marking the turning point in the war
2001  Two passenger planes hijacked by Al Qaeda terrorists crash into New York's World Trade Towers causing the collapse of both and deaths of 2,606 people
2001  Terrorists hijack a passenger plane and crash it into the Pentagon causing the deaths of 125 people
2001  Attempt by passengers and crew of United Airlines Flight 93 to retake control of their hijacked plane from terrorists causes plane to crash in Pennsylvania field killing all 64 people on board
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