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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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The Departed

The Departed

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg

Country: United States of America

The Intouchables

The Intouchables

Directed by: Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano

Starring: François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny, Audrey Fleurot

Country: United States of America

Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover

Country: United States of America

Das Boot

Das Boot

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch

Country: United States of America

Warrior

Warrior

Directed by: Gavin O'Connor

Starring: Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Morrison

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 2001?
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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

Call Me Crazy by Anne Heche

Call Me Crazy

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THE NATIONAL AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER As an actress, she lives in the world of illusion made to seem real.

Mercy by Julie Garwood

Mercy

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Heartbreaker comes a thrilling novel of passion and obsession featuring attorney Theo Buchanan.Like his FBI agent brother Nick, Theo Buchanan is devoted to his crime-fighting career.

Valhalla Rising by Clive Cussler

Valhalla Rising

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Marine explorer Dirk Pitt must rely on the nautical lore of Jules Verne to stop a ruthless oil baron with his sights set on political power in this #1 New York Times-bestselling series.In

Envy by Sandra Brown

Envy

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When a New York editor receives a manuscript that catches her eye, she travels to the author's residence to learn more. The more she learns about the manuscript, however, the more she suspects that the author's story may be connected …