September 11 is the 254th day of the year (255th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 111 days remaining until the end of the year. It is usually the first day of the year in the Coptic calendar and Ethiopian calendar (in the period AD1900 to AD 2099).

1939 Edit

Canada declares war on Germany, the country's first independent declaration of war.

1941 Edit

Charles Lindbergh's Des Moines Speech accusing the British, Jews and the Roosevelt administration of pressing for war with Germany.

1943 Edit

German troops occupy Corsica and Kosovo-Metohija.

1943 Edit

Start of the liquidation of the Ghettos in Minsk and Lida by the Nazis.

1944 Edit

The first Allied troops of the U.S. Army cross the western border of Germany.

1944 Edit

RAF bombing raid on Darmstadt and the following firestorm kill 11,500.

1945 Edit

Australian 9th Division forces liberate the Japanese-run Batu Lintang camp, a POW and civilian internment camp on the island of Borneo.

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