Today in History for 11th September 2018

Historical Events

1875 – 1st newspaper cartoon strip
1919 – US Marines again send troops to Honduras
1940 – Hitler begins operation Seelöwe (Sealion – aborted invasion England)
1943 – Jewish ghettos of Minsk and Lida Belorussia liquidated
2002 – Through extreme and coordinated effort, The Pentagon is rededicated after repairs are completed, exactly one year after the attack on the building.
2013 – 12 Alawite sect members are killed by rebel fighters in central Syria

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Famous Birthdays

1681 – Johann Gottlieb Heineccius, German jurist, born in Eisenberg, Germany (d. 1741)
1723 – Johann Bernhard Basedow, German educational reformer, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1790)
1899 – Nelly “Nell” Knoop, Dutch actress (Jenny, Driestuivers Opera), born in Batavia, Batavia, Dutch East Indies (d. 1971)
1908 – Everhardus J van Romondt, physician/Dutch Antillean minister of Eco
1960 – Neal X [Whitmore], English musician (Sigue Sigue Sputnik, Love Missile F-111), born in Henley-on-Thames, England
1962 – Kristy McNichol, actress (Buddy-Family, Barbara-Empty Nest), born in Los Angeles, California

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Famous Deaths

1677 – James Harrington, English political philosopher (b. 1611)
1721 – Rudolph J Camerarius, German physician (sexuality plans), dies
1851 – Sylvester Graham, American nutritionist and minister (Graham cracker) (b. 1794)
1946 – Arthur van Schendel, writer (Holland Drama), dies at 72)
1991 – Ernst Herbeck, German Poet (b. 1920)
2001 – John P. O’Neill, American anti-terrorism FBI agent (b. 1952)

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