What happened on September 11? There are more than 400 events that were made this day in history. Here are the important historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

Interesting Facts & Myths About September 11

September 11 In HistorySeptember 11 is the 254th day of the year 2021. There are 111 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday. This day falls under the 36th week of the year 2021.

On this day in Franklintown, Pennsylvania 17323 sunrise occured at 06:46 AM and sunset occured at 07:22 PM (local time).

The zodiac sign of a person born on this day is Virgo. The modern birthstone for this month is Sapphire while the mystical birthstone is Agate.

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September 11: A Day In History

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

Historical Events For September 11

  • 506
    The bishops of Visigothic Gaul meet in the Council of Agde.
  • 1185
    Isaac II Angelus kills Stephanus Hagiochristophorites and then appeals to the people, resulting in the revolt that deposes Andronicus I Comnenus and places Isaac on the throne of the Byzantine Empire.
  • 1226
    The Roman Catholic practice of public adoration of the Blessed Sacrament outside of Mass spreads from monasteries to parishes.
  • 1297
    Battle of Stirling Bridge: Scots jointly-led by William Wallace and Andrew Moray defeat the English.
  • 1390
    Lithuanian Civil War (1389–1392): the Teutonic Knights begin a five-week siege of Vilnius.
  • 1526
    The Ottoman army occupies Buda after the crushing Hungarian defeat in the Battle of Mohács.
  • 1541
    Santiago, Chile, is destroyed by indigenous warriors, led by Michimalonko.
  • 1609
    Expulsion order announced against the Moriscos of Valencia; beginning of the expulsion of all Spain’s Moriscos.
  • 1609
    Henry Hudson discovers Manhattan Island and the indigenous people living there.
  • 1649
    Siege of Drogheda ends: Oliver Cromwell’s English Parliamentarian troops take the town and execute its garrison.
  • 1683
    Battle of Vienna.
  • 1697
    Battle of Zenta.
  • 1708
    Charles XII of Sweden stops his march to conquer Moscow outside Smolensk, marking the turning point in the Great Northern War. The army is defeated nine months later in the Battle of Poltava, and the Swedish empire ceases to be a major power.
  • 1709
    Battle of Malplaquet: Great Britain, Netherlands and Austria fight against France.
  • 1714
    Siege of Barcelona: Barcelona, capital city of Catalonia, surrenders to Spanish and French Bourbon armies in the War of the Spanish Succession.
  • 1758
    Battle of Saint Cast: France repels British invasion during the Seven Years’ War.
  • 1775
    Benedict Arnold’s expedition to Quebec leaves Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • 1776
    British-American peace conference on Staten Island fails to stop nascent American Revolutionary War.
  • 1777
    American Revolution: Battle of Brandywine – The British celebrate a major victory in Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  • 1786
    The Beginning of the Annapolis Convention.
  • 1789
    Alexander Hamilton is appointed the first United States Secretary of the Treasury.
  • 1792
    The Hope Diamond is stolen along with other French crown jewels when six men break into the house used to store them.
  • 1802
    France annexes the Kingdom of Piedmont.
  • 1803
    Battle of Delhi, during the Second Anglo-Maratha War, between British troops under General Lake, and Marathas of Scindia’s army under General Louis Bourquin.
  • 1813
    War of 1812: British troops arrive in Mount Vernon and prepare to march to and invade Washington D.C.
  • 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.
  • 1857
    The Mountain Meadows Massacre: Mormon settlers and Paiutes massacre 120 pioneers at Mountain Meadows, Utah.
  • 1897
    After months of pursuit, generals of Menelik II of Ethiopia capture Gaki Sherocho, the last king of Kaffa, bringing an end to that ancient kingdom.
  • 1903
    The first race at The Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, Wisconsin is held. It is the oldest major speedway in the world.
  • 1914
    Australia invades New Britain, defeating a German contingent at the Battle of Bita Paka.
  • 1916
    The Quebec Bridge’s central span collapses, killing 11 men. The bridge initially collapsed in toto on August 29, 1907.
  • 1919
    U.S. Marines invade Honduras.
  • 1921
    Nahalal, the first moshav in Palestine, is settled as part of a Zionist plan to colonize Palestine and creating a Jewish state, later to be Israel.
  • 1922
    One of the Herald Sun of Melbourne, Australia’s predecessor papers The Sun News-Pictorial is founded.
  • 1922
    The British Mandate of Palestine begins.
  • 1922
    The Treaty of Kars is ratified in Yerevan, Armenia.
  • 1931
    Salvatore Maranzano is murdered by Charles Luciano’s hitmen.
  • 1932
    Franciszek Żwirko and Stanisław Wigura, Polish Challenge 1932 winners, are killed when their RWD 6 airplane crashes during a storm.
  • 1940
    George Stibitz performs the first remote operation of a computer.
  • 1941
    Charles Lindbergh’s Des Moines Speech accusing the British, Jews and the Roosevelt administration of pressing for war with Germany.
  • 1941
    Ground is broken for the construction of The Pentagon.
  • 1943
    World War II: German troops occupy Corsica and Kosovo-Metohija.
  • 1943
    World War II: Start of the liquidation of the Ghettos in Minsk and Lida by the Nazis.
  • 1944
    World War II: RAF bombing raid on Darmstadt and the following firestorm kill 11,500.
  • 1944
    World War II: The first Allied troops of the U.S. Army cross the western border of Germany.
  • 1945
    World War II: Australian 9th Division forces liberate the Japanese-run Batu Lintang camp, a POW and civilian internment camp on the island of Borneo.
  • 1954
    Hurricane Edna hits New England as a Category 3 hurricane, causing significant damage and 29 deaths.
  • 1961
    Foundation of the World Wildlife Fund.
  • 1961
    Hurricane Carla strikes the Texas coast as a Category 4 hurricane, the second strongest storm ever to hit the state.
  • 1965
    Indo-Pakistani War: The Indian Army captures the town of Burki, just southeast of Lahore.
  • 1968
    Air France Flight 1611 crashes off Nice, France, killing 89 passengers and 6 crew.
  • 1970
    The Dawson’s Field hijackers release 88 of their hostages. The remaining hostages, mostly Jews and Israeli citizens, are held until September 25.
  • 1971
    The Egyptian Constitution becomes official.
  • 1972
    The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit system has its opening day of passenger service.
  • 1973
    A coup in Chile headed by General Augusto Pinochet topples the democratically elected president Salvador Allende. Pinochet remains in power for almost 17 years.
  • 1974
    Eastern Air Lines Flight 212 crashes in Charlotte, North Carolina, killing 69 passengers and two crew.
  • 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.
  • 1980
    Voters approve the present Constitution of Chile.
  • 1982
    The international forces that were guaranteeing the safety of Palestinian refugees following Israel’s 1982 Invasion of Lebanon leave Beirut. Five days later, several thousand refugees are massacred in the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps.
  • 1985
    Pete Rose breaks Ty Cobb’s baseball record for most career hits with his 4,192nd hit
  • 1988
    The St Jean Bosco massacre takes place in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
  • 1989
    Hungary announces that the East German refugees who had been housed in temporary camps, were free to leave for West Germany.
  • 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.
  • 1997
    NASA’s Mars Global Surveyor reaches Mars.
  • 1998
    Opening ceremony for the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Malaysia is the first Asian country to host the games.
  • 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.

Who Were Born On September 11?

  • 1182
    Minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (d. 1204)
  • 1522
    Ulisse Aldrovandi, Italian naturalist (d. 1605)
  • 1524
    Pierre de Ronsard, French poet (d. 1585)
  • 1525
    John George, Elector of Brandenburg (d. 1598)
  • 1611
    Turenne, 3rd Marshal General of France (d. 1675)
  • 1681
    Johann Gottlieb Heineccius, German jurist (d. 1741)
  • 1700
    James Thomson, Scottish poet (d. 1748)
  • 1711
    William Boyce, English composer (d. 1779)
  • 1723
    Johann Bernhard Basedow, German educational reformer (d. 1790)
  • 1771
    Mungo Park, Scottish explorer of Africa (d. 1806)
  • 1786
    Friedrich Kuhlau, German composer (d. 1832)
  • 1798
    Franz Ernst Neumann, German mineralogist and physicist (d. 1895)
  • 1800
    Daniel S. Dickinson, American politician (d. 1866)
  • 1816
    Carl Zeiss, German lens maker (d. 1888)
  • 1825
    Eduard Hanslick, German music critic (d. 1904)
  • 1836
    Fitz Hugh Ludlow, American author (d. 1870)
  • 1838
    John Ireland, American archbishop (d. 1918)
  • 1859
    Vjenceslav Novak, Croatian writer (d. 1905)
  • 1860
    James Allan, New Zealand rugby player (d. 1934)
  • 1860
    Marianne von Werefkin, Russian-Swiss painter (d. 1938)
  • 1862
    Dr H.H. Crippen, American murderer hanged in England (d. 1910)
  • 1862
    O. Henry, American writer (d. 1910)
  • 1862
    Viscount Byng of Vimy, British army officer (d. 1935)
  • 1865
    Rainis, Latvian poet and playwright (d. 1929)
  • 1877
    Felix Dzerzhinsky, Communist revolutionary (d. 1926)
  • 1877
    James Hopwood Jeans, English scientist (d. 1946)
  • 1884
    Sudhamoy Pramanick, Indian Independence activist (d. 1974)
  • 1885
    D. H. Lawrence, English novelist (d. 1930)
  • 1885
    Herbert Stothart, American song writer, composer (d. 1949)
  • 1891
    William Thomas Walsh, American author (d. 1949)
  • 1892
    Lucien Buysse, Belgian cyclist (d. 1980)
  • 1892
    Pinto Colvig, American actor and cartoonist (d. 1967)
  • 1893
    Douglas Hawkes, British racing driver (d. 1974)
  • 1895
    Nur Ali Elahi, Iranian philosopher, musician, spiritual teacher, and judge (d. 1974)
  • 1895
    Vinoba Bhave, Indian human rights advocate (d. 1982)
  • 1898
    Field Marshal Sir Gerald Templer, British military administrator (d. 1979)
  • 1899
    Jimmie Davis, American politician and musician (d. 2000)
  • 1899
    Philipp Bouhler, German Nazi leader (d. 1945)
  • 1900
    D. W. Brooks, American farmer and businessman (d. 1999)
  • 1903
    Theodor Adorno, German philosopher and sociologist (d. 1969)
  • 1904
    Karl Plutus, Estonian jurist and centenarian (d. 2010)
  • 1907
    Lev Oborin, Russian pianist (d. 1974)
  • 1908
    Alvar Lidell, British BBC announcer (d. 1981)
  • 1911
    Bola de Nieve, Cuban pianist (d. 1971)
  • 1913
    Paul “Bear” Bryant, American football coach (d. 1983)
  • 1914
    Patriarch Pavle of Serbia, Serbian spiritual leader (d. 2009)
  • 1917
    Daniel Wildenstein, French art dealer and racehorse owner (d. 2001)
  • 1917
    Donald Blakeslee, American aviator (d. 2008)
  • 1917
    Ferdinand Marcos, 10th President of the Philippines (d. 1989)
  • 1917
    Herbert Lom, Czech-born British film actor
  • 1917
    Jessica Mitford, British writer (d. 1996)
  • 1920
    Jean-Claude Forest, French writer and illustrator (d. 1998)
  • 1921
    Edwin Richfield, British actor (d. 1990)
  • 1923
    Alan Badel, British actor (d. 1982)
  • 1923
    Betsy Drake, French born actress
  • 1924
    Daniel Akaka, American politician
  • 1924
    Rudolf Vrba, Canadian professor (d. 2006)
  • 1924
    Tom Landry, American football coach (d. 2000)
  • 1925
    Alan Bergman, American lyricist, song writer
  • 1925
    Harry Somers, Canadian composer (d. 1999)
  • 1926
    Eddie Miksis, American baseball player (d. 2005)
  • 1927
    G. David Schine, American businessman (d. 1996)
  • 1927
    Vernon Corea, Sri Lankan broadcaster (d. 2002)
  • 1927
    Willie Christine King, American professor
  • 1928
    Earl Holliman, American actor
  • 1928
    Reubin O'Donovan Askew, American politician
  • 1929
    Patrick Mayhew, Baron Mayhew, UK politician, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
  • 1929
    Primož Kozak, Slovenian playwright (d. 1981)
  • 1930
    Cathryn Damon, American actress (d. 1987)
  • 1930
    Renzo Montagnani, Italian actor (d. 1997)
  • 1930
    Saleh Selim, Egyptian football player (d. 2002)
  • 1931
    Bill Simpson, Scottish actor (d. 1986)
  • 1931
    Hans-Ulrich Wehler, German historian
  • 1932
    Peter Anderson, English footballer
  • 1933
    William Luther Pierce, American author and activist (d. 2002)
  • 1934
    Norma Croker, Australian sprinter
  • 1934
    Oliver Jones, Canadian jazz pianist
  • 1935
    Arvo Pärt, Estonian composer
  • 1935
    Gherman Titov, Soviet cosmonaut (d. 2000)
  • 1936
    Ian Abercrombie, English actor
  • 1937
    Iosif Kobzon, Soviet-Russian singer and businessman
  • 1937
    Queen Paola of Belgium
  • 1937
    Robert Crippen, American astronaut
  • 1938
    David Higgins, British composer and conductor (d. 2006)
  • 1939
    Charles Geschke, American inventor and businessman
  • 1940
    Brian De Palma, American film director
  • 1940
    Nong Duc Manh, Vietnamese politician
  • 1940
    Robert Palmer, American businessman
  • 1940
    Theodore Olson, American politician
  • 1942
    Gerome Ragni, American playwright
  • 1942
    Lola Falana, American singer
  • 1943
    André Caillé, Canadian businessman
  • 1943
    Mickey Hart, American drummer
  • 1943
    Raymond Villeneuve, Canadian political activist
  • 1944
    Everaldo, Brazilian footballer
  • 1944
    Freddy Thielemans, Belgian politician
  • 1945
    Felton Perry, American actor
  • 1945
    Franz Beckenbauer, German footballer
  • 1945
    Gianluigi Gelmetti, Italian conductor and composer
  • 1945
    Leo Kottke, American guitarist
  • 1946
    Dennis Tufano, American singer
  • 1946
    Jim Shoulder, British footballer and coach
  • 1948
    John Martyn, English musician (d. 2009)
  • 1949
    Bill Whittington, American race car driver
  • 1950
    Amy Madigan, American actress
  • 1950
    Barry Sheene, British motorcyclist (d. 2003)
  • 1950
    Bruce Doull, Australian rules footballer
  • 1951
    Hugo Porta, Argentine rugby player
  • 1951
    Miroslav Dvořák, Czechoslovak ice hockey player (d. 2008)
  • 1951
    Richard D. Gill, British-Dutch mathematician
  • 1953
    Jani Allan, South African journalist and media personality
  • 1953
    Renée Geyer, Australian jazz, soul and R&B singer
  • 1953
    Tommy Shaw, American musician and singer
  • 1956
    Tony Gilroy, American screenwriter and director
  • 1957
    Brad Bird, American director and animator
  • 1957
    Jeff Sluman, American golfer
  • 1957
    Jon Moss, English drummer
  • 1958
    Brad Lesley, American baseball player, actor, and television personality
  • 1958
    Phoef Sutton, American television writer and producer
  • 1958
    Roxann Dawson, American actress
  • 1958
    Scott Patterson, American actor
  • 1960
    Anne Ramsay, American actress
  • 1961
    Philip Ardagh, British writer
  • 1961
    Virginia Madsen, American actress
  • 1962
    Elizabeth Daily, American actress
  • 1962
    Filip Dewinter, Belgian politician
  • 1962
    Jenny Sanford, American heiress and businesswoman
  • 1962
    Julio Salinas, Spanish footballer
  • 1962
    Kristy McNichol, American actress
  • 1962
    Victoria Poleva, Ukrainian composer
  • 1963
    Colin Wells, English actor
  • 1963
    Patrick McWilliams, Irish author
  • 1964
    Ellis Burks, American baseball player
  • 1964
    Victor Wooten, American musician
  • 1965
    Bashar al-Assad, President of Syria
  • 1965
    David Roe, English snooker player
  • 1965
    Moby, American musician
  • 1965
    Paul Heyman, American sports figure
  • 1966
    Princess Akishino of Japan
  • 1967
    Harry Connick, Jr., American singer
  • 1967
    Maria Bartiromo, American news anchor
  • 1967
    Tony David, Australian darts player
  • 1968
    Kay Hanley, American musician
  • 1968
    Paul Mayeda Berges, American film writer and director
  • 1969
    Eduardo Perez, American baseball player
  • 1969
    Gidget Gein, American musician (d. 2008)
  • 1969
    Stefano Cagol, Italian contemporary artist
  • 1970
    Chris Garver, American tattoo artist
  • 1970
    Laura Wright, American actress
  • 1970
    Taja Kramberger, Slovenian poet and sociologist
  • 1970
    Taraji P. Henson, American actress and singer
  • 1970
    Ted Leo, American musician
  • 1970
    William Joppy, American boxer
  • 1971
    Johnny Vegas, English comedian
  • 1971
    Markos Moulitsas, American writer
  • 1971
    Richard Ashcroft, British singer
  • 1971
    Shelton Quarles, American football player
  • 1972
    Matthew Gilmore, Belgian cyclist
  • 1974
    DeLisha Milton-Jones, American basketball player
  • 1975
    Juan Cobián, Argentine footballer
  • 1975
    Mark Klepaski, American musician
  • 1975
    Pierre Issa, South African footballer
  • 1976
    Elephant Man, Jamaican musician
  • 1976
    Flora Redoumi, Greek hurdler
  • 1976
    Tomáš Enge, Czech racing driver
  • 1977
    Jon Buckland, British guitarist
  • 1977
    Ludacris, American rapper
  • 1977
    Matthew Stevens, Welsh snooker player
  • 1977
    Tobias Zellner, German footballer
  • 1978
    Ben Lee, Australian musician and singer
  • 1978
    Dejan Stanković, Serbian footballer
  • 1978
    Ed Reed, American football player
  • 1979
    Éric Abidal, French footballer
  • 1979
    Ariana Richards, American actress
  • 1979
    David Pizarro, Chilean footballer
  • 1979
    Frank Francisco, American baseball player
  • 1979
    Nathan Gale, American murderer (d. 2004)
  • 1979
    Steve Hofstetter, American comedian and radio personality
  • 1980
    Antônio Pizzonia, Brazilian race car driver
  • 1980
    Mike Comrie, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1981
    Andrea Dossena, Italian footballer
  • 1981
    Charles Kelley, American singer-songwriter
  • 1981
    Luscious Lopez, American pornographic actress
  • 1982
    Shriya Saran, Indian actress
  • 1983
    Ike Diogu, American basketball player
  • 1983
    Jacoby Ellsbury, American baseball player
  • 1984
    Aled de Malmanche, New Zealand rugby player
  • 1984
    Benson Stanley, New Zealand rugby player
  • 1985
    Robert Acquafresca, Italian footballer
  • 1985
    Shaun Livingston, American basketball player
  • 1985
    Zack Stortini, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1986
    Chiliboy Ralepelle, South African rugby union footballer
  • 1986
    Dwayne Jarrett, American football player
  • 1987
    Aroldis Chapman, Cuban baseball player
  • 1987
    Tyler Hoechlin, American actor
  • 1988
    Lee Yong Dae, South Korean badminton player

Who Died On September 11?

  • 1063
    King Béla I of Hungary
  • 1161
    Queen Melisende of Jerusalem (b. 1105)
  • 1185
    Stephanus Hagiochristophorites, Byzantine courtier
  • 1279
    Robert Kilwardby, English archbishop (b. c. 1215)
  • 1298
    Philip of Artois, French soldier (b. 1269)
  • 1349
    Bonne of Luxembourg, Bohemian-born duchess and countess (b. 1315)
  • 1599
    Beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman (b. 1577)
  • 1677
    James Harrington, English political philosopher (b. 1611)
  • 1680
    Emperor Go-Mizunoo of Japan (b. 1596)
  • 1680
    Roger Crab, English political writer (b. 1621)
  • 1721
    Rudolf Jakob Camerarius, German botanist and physician (b. 1665)
  • 1733
    François Couperin, French composer (b. 1668)
  • 1760
    Louis Godin, French astronomer (b. 1704)
  • 1822
    Fortunat Alojzy Gonzaga Żółkowski, Polish actor (b. 1777)
  • 1823
    David Ricardo, English economist (b. 1772)
  • 1843
    Joseph Nicollet, French mathematician and explorer (b. 1786)
  • 1851
    Sylvester Graham, American nutritionist (b. 1794)
  • 1865
    Christophe Léon Louis Juchault de Lamoricière, French general (b. 1806)
  • 1888
    Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, 7th President of Argentina (b. 1811)
  • 1896
    Francis James Child, American professor (b. 1825)
  • 1911
    Louis Henri Boussenard, French novelist (b. 1847)
  • 1915
    William Cornelius Van Horne, American businessman (b. 1843)
  • 1915
    William Sprague IV, American politician (b. 1830)
  • 1917
    Georges Guynemer, French aviator (b. 1894)
  • 1921
    Subramanya Bharathy, Tamil poet (b. 1882)
  • 1926
    Matsunosuke Onoe, Japanese actor (b. 1875)
  • 1932
    Franciszek Zwirko, Polish pilot (b. 1895)
  • 1932
    Stanislaw Wigura, Polish pilot (b. 1901)
  • 1935
    Charles Norris, American medical examiner (b. 1867)
  • 1939
    Konstantin Korovin, Russian painter (b. 1861)
  • 1941
    Christian Rakovsky, Bulgarian-born socialist revolutionary (b. 1873)
  • 1947
    Alice Keppel, English socialite and mistress of King Edward VII (b. 1868)
  • 1948
    Muhammad Ali Jinnah, founder of Pakistan (b. 1876)
  • 1949
    Henri Rabaud, French composer and conductor (b. 1873)
  • 1950
    Jan Smuts, South African soldier and statesman (b. 1870)
  • 1956
    Billy Bishop, Canadian fighter pilot (b. 1894)
  • 1958
    Camillien Houde, Canadian politician (b. 1889)
  • 1958
    Robert W. Service, Scottish-born Canadian poet (b. 1874)
  • 1959
    Paul Douglas, American actor (b. 1907)
  • 1965
    Ralph C. Smedley, American educator (b. 1878)
  • 1966
    C. E. Woolman, American businessman (b. 1889)
  • 1967
    Tadeusz Żyliński, Polish technician and textilist (b. 1904)
  • 1968
    René Cogny, French general (b. 1904)
  • 1971
    Bella Darvi, Polish-born French actress (b. 1928)
  • 1971
    Errikos Kontarinis, Greek actor (b. 1906)
  • 1971
    Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev, Soviet politician and leader (b. 1894)
  • 1972
    Max Fleischer, American animator (b. 1883)
  • 1973
    Neem Karoli Baba, Indian guru
  • 1973
    Salvador Allende, President of Chile (b. 1908)
  • 1974
    Víctor Olea Alegría, Chilean socialist
  • 1978
    Georgi Markov, Bulgarian dissident (b. 1929)
  • 1978
    Janet Parker, British medical figure (b. c.1938)
  • 1978
    Mike Gazella, American baseball player (b. 1895)
  • 1978
    Ronnie Peterson, Swedish racing driver (b. 1944)
  • 1984
    Jerry Voorhis, American politician (b. 1901)
  • 1985
    Andrew C. Thornton II, American drug smuggler (b. 1945)
  • 1985
    Eleanor Dark, Australian novelist (b. 1901)
  • 1985
    William Alwyn, English composer (b. 1905)
  • 1986
    Noel Streatfeild, English children’s writer (b. 1895)
  • 1986
    Panagiotis Kanellopoulos, Greek politician and academic, twice Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1902)
  • 1987
    Lorne Greene, Canadian actor and singer (b. 1915)
  • 1987
    Peter Tosh, Jamaican musician (b. 1944)
  • 1988
    John Sylvester White, American actor (b. 1919)
  • 1990
    Myrna Mack, Guatemalan anthropologist (b. 1949)
  • 1991
    Ernst Herbeck, German poet (b. 1920)
  • 1993
    Antoine Izméry, Haitian political activist
  • 1993
    Erich Leinsdorf, Austrian conductor (b. 1912)
  • 1994
    Jessica Tandy, American actress (b. 1909)
  • 1994
    Luciano Sgrizzi, Italian harpsichordist and composer (b. 1910)
  • 1994
    William Obanhein, American police officer (b. 1924)
  • 1995
    Anita Harding, British neurologist (b. 1952)
  • 1997
    Camille Henry, Canadian hockey player (b. 1933)
  • 1997
    Hannah Weiner American experimental poet (b. 1928)
  • 1998
    Dane Clark, American actor (b. 1913)
  • 1999
    Belkis Ayón, Cuban artist (b. 1967)
  • 1999
    Bobby Limb, Australian entertainer (b. 1924)
  • 1999
    Gonzalo Rodríguez, Uruguayan auto racing driver (b. 1972)
  • 2001
    Alice Stewart Trillin, American author (b. 1938)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: Barbara Olson, American political commentator (b. 1955)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: Berry Berenson, American photographer, actress, and model (b. 1948)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: Betty Ong, American flight attendant (b. 1956)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: Bill Biggart, American photojournalist (b. 1947)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: Carolyn Beug, American filmmaker (b. 1953)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: Charles Burlingame, American pilot (b. 1949)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: Daniel M. Lewin, American mathematician and entrepreneur (b. 1970)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: David Angell, American television producer (b. 1946)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: Eamon McEneaney, American lacrosse player (b. 1954)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: Garnet Bailey, Canadian hockey player (b. 1948)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: Hani Hanjour, Saudi hijacker–pilot of American Airlines Flight 77 (b. 1972)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: John Ogonowski, American commercial airplane pilot (b. 1951)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: John P. O'Neill, American counterterrorism expert (b. 1952)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: Madeline Amy Sweeney, American flight attendant (b. 1966)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: Mark Bingham, American businessman and 9/11 figure (b. 1970)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: Marwan al-Shehhi, Emirati hijacker–pilot of United Airlines Flight 175 (b. 1978)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: Mohamed Atta, Egyptian hijacker–pilot of American Airlines Flight 11 (b. 1968)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: Mychal Judge, American priest (b. 1933)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: Peter J. Ganci, Jr., American firefighter (b. 1946)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: Rick Rescorla, American Army officer (b. 1939)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: Ronald Paul Bucca, American fire marshal (b. 1954)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: Timothy Maude, American military officer (b. 1947)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: Todd Beamer, American 9/11 figure (b. 1968)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: Tom Burnett, American businessman (b. 1963)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: William M. Feehan, American firefighter (b. 1929)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: Wilson Flagg, American Rear admiral (b. 1938)
  • 2001
    Casualties of the September 11 attacks: Ziad Jarrah, Lebanese hijacker–pilot of United Airlines Flight 93 (b. 1975)
  • 2002
    Johnny Unitas, American football player (b. 1933)
  • 2002
    Kim Hunter, American actress (b. 1922)
  • 2003
    Anna Lindh, Swedish politician (b. 1957)
  • 2003
    John Ritter, American actor (b. 1948)
  • 2004
    David Mann, American painter (b. 1939)
  • 2004
    Fred Ebb, American lyricist (b. 1933)
  • 2004
    Patriarch Peter VII of Alexandria (b. 1949)
  • 2005
    Chris Schenkel, American sportscaster (b. 1923)
  • 2006
    Joachim Fest, German journalist and author (b. 1926)
  • 2006
    Johannes Bob van Benthem, Dutch lawyer (b. 1921)
  • 2006
    Pat Corley, American actor (b. 1930)
  • 2006
    William Auld, Scottish poet, author, and translator (b. 1924)
  • 2007
    Gene Savoy, American author and cleric (b. 1927)
  • 2007
    Ian Porterfield, Scottish footballer (b. 1946)
  • 2007
    Jean Séguy, French sociologist (b. 1925)
  • 2007
    Joe Zawinul, Austrian musician (b. 1932)
  • 2009
    Gertrude Baines, American supercentenarian (b. 1894)
  • 2009
    Larry Gelbart, American screen and television writer (b. 1928)
  • 2009
    Pierre Cossette, Canadian television and theatre producer (b. 1923)
  • 2009
    Yoshito Usui, Japanese manga artist (b. 1958)
  • 2010
    Harold Gould, American actor (b. 1923)
  • 2010
    Kevin McCarthy, American actor (b. 1914)
  • 2011
    Andy Whitfield, Welsh actor (b. 1972)
  • 2011
    Anjali Gupta, Indian Air Force officer (b. 1975)
  • 2011
    Christian Bakkerud, Danish racing driver (b. 1984)
  • 2011
    Ralph Gubbins, English footballer (b. 1932)

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