On This Day: September 11th
This is 255th day of the year and 111 days remain in the year.
Alexander Hamilton was appointed the first Secretary of the Treasury.
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt dedicated Boulder Dam (now Hoover Dam) in Nevada.
The Beatles recorded their first single, Love Me Do.
Former Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev died at age 77.
In Scotland, voters approved the establishment of a parliament to run their domestic affairs, after 290 years of union with England.
Armed gunmen stormed the American consulate in Benghazi and killed U.S. ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens and three other embassy officials.
September 11 BirthdaysFerdinand Marcos1917–1989 , Philippine political leader.
O. Henryshort-story writer
Paul (Bear) Bryantfootball coach
Daniel Kahikina AkakaU.S. Senator
D. H. Lawrenceauthor
Brian De Palmadirector