September 11th celebrates Make Your Bed Day and No News Is Good News Day.
We’re now on the 254th day of the year, and have 110 days left.
One of the worst disasters in American history happened on this day. September 11 has genuinely changed the lives of people around the world. Here we’re going to look at other events that happened on this day throughout history, both good and bad.
Did you know that on this day in 1977, the video game console Atari 2600 was released? It was hugely successful and led to the creation of Activision and other third-party game developers.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about September 11th in history!
What memorable events happened on September 11 in history? Keep reading to find out!
NASA revealed that water vapor was discovered in the atmosphere of an Earth-size planet, the exoplanet K2-18b.
K2-18b is a super-Earth about 111 light-years away from our solar system. It was discovered in 2015 by NASA’s Kepler spacecraft. Astronomers say it’s “the best candidate for habitability that we know right now.”
The category 5 hurricane Irma began dissipating, but the disaster left millions without electricity in Florida and Georgia.
The science-fiction movie “The Martian,” starring Matt Damon, premiered in Toronto, Canada.
Two planes crashed into the World Trade Towers in New York City.
On this day, four terrorist attacks by al-Qaeda were performed in the United States. Almost 3,000 lives were lost, more than 20,000 people were injured, and $10 billion in damages was caused. The 9/11 attacks became the worst terror attack in history.
The Destruction of Santiago occurred when the Spanish conquistadors and the Mapuche-Picunche tribes had a confrontation.
Santiago, Chile’s capital, was destroyed when around 10,000 natives came from the forests to attack the city, which the Spanish colonials had taken. Although the Spanish only lost two men and 15 horses, almost all men were injured. The worst loss was when half the town burned to the ground from a fire caused by the natives.
If you were born on this day, you actually have the same birthday as Tyler Hoechlin. Here are some other famous people born on September 11th.
36 years old
Taraji P. Henson
53 years old
Washington D.C., USA
46 years old
32 years old
Unfortunately, September 11th has also been a day where we’ve had to say some goodbyes over the years…
John Ritter was an American actor born on September 17, 1948. He died on this day in 2003, at age 54 in Burbank, California, USA.
Sep 11, 2003 (Age 54)
Memorable quotes are being said or written every day. Here we have the most notable quote ever said on September 11.
Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness.
Are you looking for something to do today? Then why not find time today to celebrate the following special holidays.
No News Is Good News Day
Good news doesn’t sell, so most of the news we see daily is bad news. This can tip our mental health in a dangerous direction, which is why No News Is Good News Day was created. So unplug from the news cycle, at least for a day, and enjoy being much more relaxed!
National Make Your Bed Day
Look, we all know that making your bed is one of those things you should do to develop healthy habits, but it’s something that rarely ends up happening in many households. So if there’s one day a year you make your bed, make it today on National Make Your Bed Day!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
An 11-year-old girl proposed the name for Pluto after the Roman God of the Underworld.
Birthday & Zodiac
Everyone who was born on September 11 shares the zodiac sign of Virgo.
Anyone born between August 23 and September 22 falls into the Virgo zodiac sign. Virgos are known for being caring, supportive, and well-organized in every aspect of life.
Those of you that were born in September have the Sapphire birthstone. Traditionally the sapphire birthstone symbolizes faithfulness, nobility, sincerity, and truth.
People born on September 11 were likely conceived on or around December 19 in the previous year.
Babies conceived on September 11, 2023, will be due next year around June 4.