September 11

September 11 is the 254th day of the Gregorian Calendar ( 255th in leap years), thus still 111 days remain until the end of the year.

In Coptic, as in the Ethiopian calendar, it is the first day of the year, except when the following year is a leap year. In this case, the beginning of shifts to the 12th of September.

  • 2.1 Before the 19th century
  • 2.2 19th century
  • 2.3 20th century 2.3.1 1901-1950
  • 2.3.2 1951-2000
  • 3.1 Before the 19th century
  • 3.2 19th century
  • 3.3 20th century
  • 3.4 21st century


Politics and World Affairs

  • 0813: Louis the Pious is crowned as co-emperor by his father Charlemagne at a national assembly in Aachen.
  • 1297: William Wallace wins at the Battle of Stirling Bridge a sensational victory over the English troops and chased them out of Scotland.
  • 1541: At the beginning of a three year uprising against the Spanish conquistadors of the Mapuche indigenous people to engage Toqui Michimalonco Santiago de Chile and destroy the city. Only the use of Inés de Suárez, the lover of the city founder Pedro de Valdivia, can avert a complete defeat of the Spaniards.
  • 1609: Henry Hudson discovered the island of Manhattan.
  • 1620: In the Battle of Tirano in Valtellina an army of the Three Leagues, Bern and Zurich is beaten by Spanish troops.
  • 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States: Four passenger aircraft are hijacked on domestic flights and two of which are steered by the perpetrators of the World Trade Center and one into the Pentagon. The fourth plane crashes in a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. It die a total of about 3,000 people - " 11 September " later in Germany word of the year 2001.
  • 2001: The General Assembly of the Organization of American States adopted the Inter-American Democracy in Lima Charter.
  • 2007: Russia tested an aerosol bomb that supposedly strongest at this time conventional bomb in the world.


Science and Technology


  • 0008: Era of the Ethiopian calendar (Gregorian )
  • 0260: In the Raetian provincial capital of Augusta Vindelicorum the governor Simplicinius genialis sets a consecration stone. The victory altar dedicated to the goddess of victory, Victoria and is reminiscent of a victory over the Germanic tribe of the Juthungen.
  • 0284: The Coptic calendar has the takeover of Diocletian to the reference point (Gregorian )


  • 0838: The first monastery church of Hirsau is consecrated.
  • 0910: Duke William of Aquitaine founded the monastery of Cluny, which is an engine for church reform.
  • 1822: The Catholic Church is known by the Congregation of the Roman Inquisition and general that the doctrine may be distributed generally over the heliocentric world view.
  • 1893: The Indian Swami Vivekananda presents his interpretation of Hinduism at the World Parliament of Religions in Chicago.
  • 1955: The Bern Temple, the first temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ( Mormons) in Europe, is dedicated.


Minor accidents are listed in the sub- items of disaster.

Nature and Environment


Entries of Athletics world records are located under the respective discipline under Athletics.


Before the 19th century

Johann Georg (* 1525)

Henri de La Tour d' Auvergne (* 1611)

Johann Jacob Engel (* 1741)

Nicolai Abraham Abildgaard (* 1743)

Justus Perthes (* 1749)

Friedrich Kuhlau (* 1786)

Franz Ernst Neumann (* 1798)

19th century

Fitz Hugh Ludlow (* 1836)

Jean -Maurice -Émile Baudot (* 1845)

Bernhard Howaldt (* 1850)

Julian Byng (* 1862)

Eduard Profittlich (* 1890)

20th century


Gerhard Schröder (* 1910)

Ferdinand Marcos ( * 1917 )

Robert Crippen (* 1937)

Mickey Hart (* 1943)

Franz Beckenbauer (* 1945)


21st Century

  • 2001: Mackenzie Aladjem, American actress


Before the 19th century

  • 0889: Willibert, Archbishop of Cologne
  • 1102: Ermengol V, Count of Urgell
  • 1222: Adam, Abbot of Melrose and Bishop of Caithness
  • 1227: Louis IV, Landgrave of Thuringia and Count Palatine of Saxony
  • 1349: Jutta von Luxembourg, French Crown Princess
  • 1419: Albrecht von Wernigerode, Bishop of Halberstadt
  • 1563: Johann Pennarius, Auxiliary Bishop of Köln

Beatrice Cenci († 1599)

ODOARDO Farnese († 1646)

James Harrington († 1677)

François Couperin († 1733)

Johann August Ernesti († 1781)

19th century

Louis de Juchault Lamoricière († 1865)

Johann Wilhelm Schirmer († 1863)

Thomas Graham († 1869)

20th century

Georges Guynemer († 1917)

Konstantin Alekseyevich Korovin († 1939)

Nikita Khrushchev († 1971)

21st Century

  • 2001: approximately 3,000 people in the terrorist attacks in the U.S., including: 2001: Mohammed Atta, Egyptian Islamist terrorist
  • 2001: Garnet Bailey, Canadian ice hockey player, coach and scout
  • 2001: Bill Biggart, American photojournalist
  • 2001: Ziad Jarrah, a Lebanese terrorist, United Airlines Flight 93 headed
  • 2001: Mychal Judge, American Roman Catholic priest
  • 2001: Daniel M. Lewin, American computer scientist
  • 2001: John P. O'Neill, American anti - terrorism expert

Holidays and observances

  • Religious observances Johannes Brenz, German pastor and reformer ( Protestant)
  • St. Deiniol, Welsh bishop ( Roman Catholic)
  • Name Days Felix, Helga, Joseph, regulators
  • State Holidays and observances Spain: diada Nacional de Catalunya, regional holiday in Catalonia

More entries contains the list of commemorative and action days.

  • Day
  • Day in September