September 11

This Day in History

2005

Israeli Occupation of Gaza Ends After 38 Years

This day in 2005 saw the final withdrawal of Israeli forces from the Gaza Strip, bringing to an end 38 years of Israeli presence in the territory, which had been maintained since the end of the … (more...)

2001

Terror in the Skies – 9/11

The world was shocked by the graphic imagery that beamed out of New York City on 11 September 2001, showing two large domestic jets flying across a clear blue sky and smashing into the World Trade … (more...)

1973

Allende Dies in Coup

Chilean President Dr. Salvador Allende dies during a U.S.-backed military coup on this day. As president of Chile, Allende was the first freely elected Marxist leader in the Americas. He called for a … (more...)

1973

Coup d’Etat Overthrows Marxist President With a Military Dictatorship

President Salvador Allende of Chile, the world’s first democratically-elected Marxist head of state, died in a CIA-backed coup led by General Augusto Pinochet, on this day in history in 1973. … (more...)