Monday, September 11, 2023

This week in history #37

Last week's photos:
1609 Manhattan
1781 Los Angeles
1822 Brazil
1900 Galveston Hurricane

Last year we looked at obscure holidays. This year, let’s look at major world events that occurred each week.  Make your best guess in the comments as to the years of each event.  No googling!

Week #37

September 11, ____ - The worst terrorist attack in US history occurred when four large passenger jets were hijacked then crashed, killing nearly 3,000 persons.

September 12, ____ - A treaty was signed by East and West Germany restoring a re-unified Germany.

September 14, ____ - Composer George Frederick Handel finished Messiah after working on it nonstop for 23 days.

September 16, ____ - General Motors was founded by entrepreneur William Crapo "Billy" Durant in Flint, Michigan.

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