On This Day…. September 11

Matthew Mak, Editor

1499 – French forces took over Milan, Italy.

1789 – Alexander Hamilton was appointed by U.S. President George Washington to be the first secretary of the treasury.

1977 – Ludacris (Christopher Brian Bridges) – Rapper, actor

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2001 – In the U.S., four airliners were hijacked and were intentionally crashed. Two airliners hit the World Trade Center, which collapsed shortly after, in New York City, NY. One airliner hit the Pentagon in Arlington, VA. Another airliner crashed into a field in Pennsylvania. About 3,000 people were killed.

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2012 – Terrorists attacked the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Four Americans were brutally murdered and ten others were injured.