September 10 is the 253rd day of the year 2012. There are 112 days remaining until the end of the year.
1509 An earthquake known as “The Lesser Judgment Day” hits Constantinople.
1526- Turkey’s Sultan Awal conqueres Hangry.
1813 The United States defeats the British Fleet at the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812.
1846 Elias Howe is granted a patent for the sewing machine.
1898 Empress Elizabeth of Austria is assassinated by Luigi Lucheni.
1919 Austria and the Allies sign the Treaty of Saint-Germain recognizing the independence of Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia.
1939 World War II: Canada declares war on Nazi Germany, joining the Allies
1943 World War II: German forces begin their occupation of Rome.
1946: Shiekh Abdullah sentenced to three years of imprisonment.
1946 While riding a train to Darjeeling, Sister Teresa Bojaxhiu claimed to have heard the call of God. She would become known as Mother Teresa.
1960 At the 1960 Rome Olympics, Abebe Bikila becomes the first sub-Saharan African to win a gold medal, winning the marathon in bare feet.
1976- Hameed Dewani of Bandipur hijacks IA Boeing 737 from Delhi. Demands release of Magbool Bhat.
1977 Hamida Djandoubi, convicted of torture and murder, is the last person to be executed by guillotine in France.
1989- MUF MLAs sans Syed Geelani resign from assembly.
1995- Videographer Mustaq Ali succumbs to injuries recieved in BBC office blast.
2008- Israeli Army chief visits Kashmir.
Courage is of no value unless accompanied by justice; yet if all men became just, there would be no need for courage.–Agesilaus the Second 443 ~ 359 BC,
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