Friday, September 11, 2020

History Of 11 September | On This Day In World

History Of 11 September | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 11 September are as follows: -

➧ 1893: Swami Vivekananda's historical speech on bigotry, tolerance and goodness of all religions at the World Religion Conference held in Chicago, USA.

➧ 1895: Birth of Vinoba Bhave, a great freedom fighter, social activist and famous Gandhian leader.

➧ 1906: Mahatma Gandhi started the Satyagraha movement in South Africa.

➧ 1919: US Navy invades Honduras.

➧ 1922: Start of the illustrated daily newspaper The Sun News Pectoral in Melbourne, Australia.

➧ 1939: Iraq and Saudi Arabia declare war against Germany.

➧ 1941: US Ministry of Defense begins construction of Pentagon.

➧ 1948: The demise of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the prominent leader of British-era India and president of the 'Muslim League'.

➧ 1951: Florence Chadwick swims across the English Channel. It took him 16 hours and 19 minutes to reach France from England. The first woman to do so.

➧ 1961: Establishment of World Wildlife Fund.

➧ 1962: The famous English rock band The Beatles recorded the songs of their first solo hit album 'Love Me Do'.

➧ 1968: Air France plane crashes near Nice. 89 passengers and six crew members died in the accident.

➧ 1996: First elected a woman president in the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association.

➧ 2001: The terrorists attacked the World Trade Center in New York, killing 2977 people.

➧ 2003: US President George Bush meets Tibet's religious leader Dalai Lama despite opposition from China.

➧ 2003: Sweden's Foreign Minister Ana Lindh died in a hospital.

➧ 2005: Announcement to end 38-year-long military rule in the Gaza Strip.

➧ 2007: A nearly 2000-year-old tunnel was discovered in the city of David, adjacent to Jerusalem.

➧ 2009: Moninder Singh Pandher, accused in the K Nithari incident, was acquitted by the High Court of Allahabad in one of the 19 cases in the Ripa Haldar case.

➧ 2018: 53 people lost their lives in a bus accident in the south Indian state of Telangana.

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