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Significant Events in History in September

September 1, 1939 – Hitler invaded Poland; thus, began World War II in Europe.

September 2, 1945 – President Truman proclaims V-J Day upon the surrender of the Japanese.   

September 5-6, 1972 – Eleven members of the Israeli Olympic Team were killed during an attack on the Olympic Village in Munich by members of the Black September faction of the Palestinian Liberation Army.       

September 6, 1620 – The Mayflower ship departed from Plymouth, England, bound for America with 102 passengers and a small crew.

September 9, 1776 – The U.S.A. came into existence as the Continental Congress changed the name of the new American nation from the United Colonies to the United States.

September 11, 2001 – The worst terrorist attack in U.S. history.

September 14, 1901 – Eight days after being shot, President William McKinley died from wounds suffered during an assassination attempt. Theodore Roosevelt then took over the presidency.

September 28, 1066 – The Norman conquest of England began.

The Bayeux Tapestry is an embroidered cloth nearly 70 metres long and 50 centimetres tall that depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England


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