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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in September 2001.
The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on September 2001: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 2001?


Events

  • 01 Sep 2001 The German national football team lose a World Cup qualifier for only the second time at home in their history (including as West Germany) by a heavy 1-5 margin to an England team managed by Sven-Göran Eriksson in the Olympic Stadium in Munchen (Munich), ending a significant run of England losses to Germany.
  • 03 Sep 2001 The United States, Canada and Israel withdraw from the U.N. Conference on Racism because they feel that the issue of Zionism is overemphasized.
  • 04 Sep 2001 Hewlett-Packard announces it will acquire Compaq Computer in a stock swap worth about US$25 billion.
  • 07 Sep 2001 Michael Jackson performs his first 30th anniversary (of his career) concert in New York City.
  • 09 Sep 2001 Ahmed Shah Massoud, leader of the Northern Alliance, is assassinated in Afghanistan by two al Qaeda assassins who claimed to be Arab journalists wanting an interview.
  • 10 Sep 2001 US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld calls a meeting of hundreds of Pentagon senior staff, giving a speech calling the Pentagon bureaucracy an adversary to the security of the USA. He says "... today we declare war on bureaucracy".
  • 11 Sep 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.
  • 12 Sep 2001 Ansett Australia, Australia's first commercial interstate airline, collapses due to increased strain on the international airline industry, leaving 10,000 people unemployed.
  • 13 Sep 2001 Due the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, Major League Baseball postpones all games through September 17.
  • 14 Sep 2001 US President George W Bush stands with firefighters and rescue workers at Ground Zero in New York.
  • 15 Sep 2001 President George W. Bush says that the United States of America is at war against terror.
  • 17 Sep 2001 The New York Stock Exchange reopens for trading after the September 11 Attacks, the longest closure since the Great Depression.
  • 18 Sep 2001 First mailing of anthrax letters from Trenton, New Jersey in the 2001 anthrax attacks.
  • 19 Sep 2001 In the light of the New York attack by terrorists the German Bundestag votes full support and solidarity with the USA, including military support.
  • 20 Sep 2001 In an address to a joint session of Congress and the American people, U.S. President George W. Bush declares a ''war on terror''.
  • 21 Sep 2001 Deep Space 1 flies within 2,200 km of Comet Borrelly.
  • 22 Sep 2001 A ship and a barge collide at Barbour's Cut in La Porte, Texas, USA, leaking about 137,000 litres of fuel oil into the channel.
  • 25 Sep 2001 The national satellite radio service XM went live.
  • 26 Sep 2001 The fifth Star Trek television series Enterprise debuts on UPN.
  • 27 Sep 2001 Zug massacre: In Zug, Switzerland, Friedrich Leibacher shoots 18 citizens, killing 14 and then kills himself.
  • 28 Sep 2001 Film: ''Don't Say a Word'' starring Michael Douglas, ''Zoolander'' starring Ben Stiller
  • 29 Sep 2001 The Syracuse Herald-Journal, a U.S. newspaper dating back to 1839, ceases publication.

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Movies

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Training Day

Training Day

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Starring: Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Scott Glenn, Tom Berenger

Country: United States of America

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The Royal Tenenbaums

The Royal Tenenbaums

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Gene Hackman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Anjelica Huston, Ben Stiller

Country: United States of America

Life as a House

Life as a House

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Irwin Winkler

Starring: Hayden Christensen, Kevin Kline, Kristin Scott Thomas, Jena Malone

To End All Wars

To End All Wars

Release year: 2001

Directed by: David L. Cunningham

Starring: Robert Carlyle, Kiefer Sutherland, Ciarán McMenamin, Mark Strong

Books

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Captain Underpants and the Wrath of the Wicked Wedgie Woman by Dav Pilke

Captain Underpants and the Wrath of the Wicked Wedgie Woman

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Children: Capt. Underpants must stop Wedgie Woman from taking over the planet. (P, Scholastic)

Shock by Robin Cook

Shock

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Two graduate students decide to solve their financial problems by becoming egg donors at an exclusive, highly profitable fertility clinic on Boston’s North Shore.

Founding Brothers by Joseph J. Ellis

Founding Brothers

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In this landmark work of history, the National Book Award—winning author of American Sphinx explores how a group of greatly gifted but deeply flawed individuals–Hamilton, Burr, Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, Adams, and

Ghost Soldiers by Hampton Sides

Ghost Soldiers

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On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected U.S. troops slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission: March thirty rugged miles to rescue 513 POWs languishing in a hellish camp, among

Lake Wobegon Summer 1956 by Garrison Keillor

Lake Wobegon Summer 1956

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Meet fourteen-year-old Gary. A self-described "tree-toad,"a sly and endearing geek, Gary has many unwieldy passions, chief among them his cousin Kate, his Underwood typewriter and the soft-porn masterpiece, High School Orgies.