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11 September

1275 – England – Earthquake, epicentre in South. http://www.quakes.bgs.ac.uk/historical/query_eq/

1297 – Scotland – Battle of Stirling Bridge (First War of Scottish Independence). http://www.battlefieldstrust.com/resource-centre/medieval/battleview.asp?BattleFieldId=71

1565 – Malta – Great Siege of Malta ended (Ottoman-Hasburg Wars). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Siege_of_Malta

1649 – Ireland – Siege of Drogheda ended (Eleven Years’ War). http://bcw-project.org/military/third-civil-war/cromwell-in-ireland/drogheda

1652 – Taiwan – Guo Huaiyi Rebellion ended. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guo_Huaiyi_Rebellion

1697 – Ottoman Empire – Battle of Zenta (Ottoman-Hasburg Wars). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Zenta

1709 – France – Battle of Malplaquet (War of the Spanish Succession). http://www.britishbattles.com/spanish-succession/battle-malplaquet.htm

1714 – Spain – Siege of Barcelona ended (War of the Spanish Succession). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Barcelona_(1713%E2%80%931714)

1758 – France – Battle of Saint Cast (Seven Years’ War). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Saint_Cast

1777 – USA – Battle of Brandywine Creek (American Revolutionary War). http://www.britishbattles.com/brandywine.htm

1780 – USA – Sugarloaf Massacre (American Revolutionary War). https://allthingsliberty.com/2015/07/murder-along-the-creek-taking-a-closer-look-at-the-sugarloaf-massacre/  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sugarloaf_Massacre

1803 – Maratha Empire – Battle of Delhi (2nd Anglo-Maratha War). http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/history-and-culture/remembering-the-battle-of-delhi/article3874401.ece

1814 – USA – Battle of Plattsburgh ended (War of 1812). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Plattsburgh


1851 – USA – Christiana Riot. https://youtu.be/H-KKy-U1TsU WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://history1800s.about.com/od/abolitionmovement/ss/Christiana-Riot.htm

1857 – USA – Mountain Meadows Massacre ended. https://youtu.be/Mai5F1O10oI WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://archive.archaeology.org/online/features/massacre/meadows.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountain_Meadows_massacre

1905 – USA – Ninth Avenue Derailment, New York, 13 killed. http://stuffnobodycaresabout.com/2014/09/10/ninth-avenue-elevated-train-crash-1905/

1914 – New Britain/ German New Guinea – Battle of Bita Paka (WWI). http://www.firstworldwar.com/battles/bitapaka.htm


1916 – Canada – Quebec Bridge Collapsed, 11 killed. https://youtu.be/63XrQWFs7z4 WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://www.engineeringcivil.com/civil-engineering-disasters-collapse-of-bridges.html/comment-page-1

1922 – Australia – The Sun News-Pictorial Newspaper founded. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Sun_News-Pictorial

1939 – Canada – Declared war on Germany (WWII). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Declaration_of_war_by_Canada


1941 – USA – Construction of The Pentagon started. https://youtu.be/cPQ6mGfGhbs https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Pentagon

1942 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked Düsseldorf & Neuss (WWII). http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1944 – Germany – Darmstadt bombed by RAF. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Darmstadt_in_World_War_II

1945 – Borneo – Japanese run POW Batu Lintang camp liberated by Australian forces. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Batu_Lintang_camp

1945 – Papua New Guinea – RAAF plane crashed off Milne Bay, 19 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19450911-1


1954 – USA – Hurricane Edna hit New England, 29 killed. https://youtu.be/wAytzyLXcYg WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://www.erh.noaa.gov/box/hurricane/hurricaneEdna.shtml

1956 – USSR – GUSMP plane crashed near Cherepovets Airport, 4 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19560911-1


1960 – Italy – XVII Summer Olympic Games Closing Ceremony in Rome. https://youtu.be/Ke7sUdvyOc8 http://www.olympic.org/rome-1960-summer-olympics


1961 – USA – Hurricane Carla, Category 4, hit the coast of Texas. https://youtu.be/9AADgv7bjNY WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://www.srh.noaa.gov/crp/?n=hurricanecarla

1965 – Pakistan – Battle of Burki ended (Indo-Pakistan War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Burki

1968 – France – Air France Flight 1611 crashed near Nice, 95 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19680911-0

1972 – West Germany – XX Summer Olympic Games Closing Ceremony in Munich. http://www.olympic.org/munich-1972-summer-olympics

1973 – Chile – Chilean Coup D’état. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1973_Chilean_coup_d%27%C3%A9tat

1974 – USA – Eastern Air Lines Flight 212 crashed, Charlotte, North Carolina, 71 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19740911-1

1988 – Haiti – St. Jean Bosco Massacre. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Jean_Bosco_massacre

1991 – USA – Continental Express Flight 2574 crashed at Eagle Lake, TX, 14 Killed.  http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19910911-0


1992 – Hawaii – Hurricane Iniki hit islands of Kauai and Oahu. https://youtu.be/UZyLoPdCtt8 WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/assessments/iniki/iniki1.pdf


1998 – Malaysia – Opening Ceremony of Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur. http://youtu.be/BVV0hvVkPxc http://www.thecgf.com/games/intro.asp


2001 – USA – 9/11 Attack, c.3000 killed. https://youtu.be/h-oUVOBcqOs WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://www.911memorial.org/names-memorial-0

2007 – Russia – “Father of All Bombs” tested. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Father_of_All_Bombs

2008 – Channel Tunnel – Heavy goods vehicle fire. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2008_Channel_Tunnel_fire

2012 – Pakistan – Fires at two garment factories, 315 killed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_Pakistan_garment_factory_fires

2012 – Libya – Benghazi Attack began. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_Benghazi_attack

2015 – Saudi Arabia – Crane crashed at Grand Mosque, Mecca, 111 killed. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-34226003  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mecca_crane_collapse

York

1069 – Archbishop Ealdred died, buried at York Minster. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ealdred_(archbishop_of_York)