September 11 is the 254th day of the year 2012. There are 111 days remaining until the end of the year.
1526 The Ottoman army occupies Buda after the crushing Hungarian defeat in the Battle of Mohács.
1565 Ottoman forces retreat from Malta, End of the Great Siege of Malta.
1609 Expulsion order announced against the Muslims of Valencia; beginning of the expulsion of all Spain’s Moriscos (Muslims).
1758 Battle of Saint Cast: France repels British invasion during the Seven Years’ War.
1777 American Revolution: Battle of Brandywine The British celebrate a major victory in Chester County, Pennsylvania.
1803 Battle of Delhi. Second Anglo-Maratha War, between British troops under General Lake, and Marathas under General Louis Bourquin.
1813 War of 1812: British troops arrive in Mount Vernon and prepare to march to and invade Washington D.C.
1921 Nahalal, the first moshav in Palestine, is settled as part of a Zionist plan to colonize Palestine and creating Israel.
1944 World War II: The first Allied troops of the U.S. Army cross the western border of Germany.
1944 World War II: RAF bombing raid on Darmstadt and the following firestorm kill 11,500.
1948- Pakistan founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah passes away.
1961 Foundation of the World Wildlife Fund.
1965 Indo-Pakistani War: The Indian Army captures the town of Burki, just southeast of Lahore.
1978 U.S. President Jimmy Carter, President Anwar Sadat of Egypt, and Prime Minister Menachem Begin of Israel meet at Camp David
1990- 22 killed in firing on a bus near Kangan (Ganderbal) by BSF personnel.
1997 NASA’s Mars Global Surveyor reaches Mars.
2001- Suicide hijackers crash two airliners into the New York World Trade Center, causing the 110-story twin towers to collapse. Another hijacked airliner hit the Pentagon and a fourth crashed in a field in Pennsylvania.
2002- J&K Home Minister Mushtaq Lone killed in bomb blast.
2005- 38 years of military rule come to an end as Israeli soldiers lower the flag and pull out of Gaza.
2007 Russia tests the largest conventional weapon ever, the Father of all bombs.
2009- 4 police officials, including SP, DySP, SHO & SI arrested for destroying evidence in the Shopian double rape and murder case.
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