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September 11

The day in 2001 when Arab suicide bombers hijacked United States airliners and used them as bombs.  Synonyms: 9-11, 9/11, Sep 11, Sept. 11.

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"September 11" Quotes from Famous Books

... on September 11, 1718, Charles XII met his death on his second invasion of Norway. The citizens had earlier burned the City, so that it might not afford shelter to the Swedes against the cannon of ...
— Poems and Songs • Bjornstjerne Bjornson

... Shakespeare's negotiations in regard to the marriage play an important part in the various depositions, as the question whether a dowry of L50 had been promised was crucial to the case. Shakespeare himself was examined on September 11, but the poet failed to remember that a definite sum had been agreed upon for ...
— The Facts About Shakespeare • William Allan Nielson

... cage from the bars, he overbalanced himself, and was killed. The next victim was Lyon Levi, a Jew diamond merchant in embarrassed circumstances, who destroyed himself on the 18th of January, 1810. The third suicide (September 11, 1839) was a young woman named Margaret Meyer. This poor girl was the daughter of a baker in Hemming's Row, St. Martin's-in-the-Fields. Her mother was dead, her father bed-ridden, and there being a ...
— Old and New London - Volume I • Walter Thornbury

... Harleian Manuscripts there is a letter from Lord Chancellor Hatton to Sir Thomas Smith, dated September 11, 158-, about a prevailing epidemic, and enclosing a ring for Queen Elizabeth to wear between her breasts, the said ring having "the virtue to ...
— Three Thousand Years of Mental Healing • George Barton Cutten

... their enemies in the field, is declared to be confiscated to the public use, and their Slaves, if any they have, are hereby declared Free men," it must have been with the concurrence, if not at the suggestion, of the President; and, when the President subsequently, September 11,1861, made an open Order directing that this clause of Fremont's General Order, or proclamation, should be "so modified, held, and construed, as to conform to, and not to transcend, the provisions on the same ...
— The Great Conspiracy, Complete • John Alexander Logan

Words linked to "September 11" :   terrorist attack, terrorism, September, sept, act of terrorism, Sep, terrorist act

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