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  1. On September 11th, 1973, Salvador Allende, the first Marxist to be democratically elected to President of Chile, was overthown in a CIA-backed military coup; a 17 year-long US-backed military junta led by Augusto Pinochet followed, in which thousands of dissidents were persecuted.

  2. In September 2006, Chinese Border Patrol guards opened fire on a group of Tibetan pilgrims moving slowly in deep snow, killing a 17-year-old girl. The incident is only known in the West because a Romanian mountain climber secretly recorded it

  3. The space shuttle Enterprise was originally planned to be named Constitution and unveiled on Constitution Day, September 17, 1976, but Star Trek fans convinced President Gerald Ford to name it the Enterprise.

  4. It is illegal to possess the September 1965 issue of Playboy, because Patti Reynolds was only 17 when she posed.

  5. The battle was fought on September 17 1862.

  6. The Germans invaded Poland on September 1, 1939, while the Soviets invaded on September 17.

  7. Despite technically leading the Union victory at the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862, McClellan refused to pursue and crush General Lee's forces, so President Lincoln on November 5, 1862.

  8. He incurred a foot wound at the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862.

  9. James Madison, considered the "Father Of the Constitution", was only 27 years old when the Constitution was signed on September 17, 1787.

  10. 28 of the 30 most watched television events in history are sporting events - 17 are Olympics, 7 are soccer World Cups, 2 are cricket World Cups and 2 are boxing matches. The only non-sporting events in the top 30 are the funeral of Princess Diana and coverage of the September 11th attacks

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After the 9/11 attacks, the stock exchanges did not open on September 11 and remained closed until September 17, and the U.S. stocks lost $1.4 trillion in valuation for the week.

The 3,464 Medals of Honor awarded as of September 17, 2009,[1] an estimated 2,018 have been awarded to Irish-American recipients, more than twice the number awarded any other ethnic group

Richthofen scored his first confirmed victory over the skies of France on September 17, 1917.

The 3,464 Medals of Honor awarded as of September 17, 2009, an estimated 2,018 have been awarded to Irish-American recipients, more than twice the number awarded any other ethnic group; 257 Irish-born Americans have received the Medal of Honor representing half of foreign-born MOH recipients

On September 17, 1859, Joshua Norton Decreed himself the Emperor of the United States, and became a tourist attraction in San Francisco

About a church that is performing the John Cage composition titled "As SLow aS Possible". The performance began in 2001 with 17 months of silence and is scheduled to finish in 2640. The next note change will take place until September 2020.

Calbraith Rodgers, an aviation pioneer who made the first transcontinental airplane flight across the U.S. from September 17, 1911, to November 5, 1911, with dozens of stops in between.

Kevin Fast of Canada pulled a CC-177 Globemaster III, weighing 188.83 tonnes (416,299 lb), a distance of 8.8 m (28 ft 10.46 in) at Canadian Forces Base in Trenton, Ontario, Canada, on 17 September 2009. This was the world record for heaviest object ever pulled

The Soviet Union's Lunokhod 1 rover, which was the first remote-controlled robot to freely move across the surface of an astronomical object, went missing after its final mission on September 14, 1971 until March 17, 2010, due to failure to detect a return signal since 1971.

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On 17 September 1970, one day before Hendrix's death, Eric Clapton had purchased a left-handed Fender Stratocaster that he had planned to give to Hendrix as a birthday gift.

Since September, of last year (2016), due to a 17% population growth, Giant Pandas are no longer considered an endangered species.

In September, 17 years ago, actor and former fire fighter Steve Buscemi was appearing on billboards all over the world as the male face of H&M.

Seventy years ago, on September 17, 1948, at noon, Hyderabad ceased to exist as a princely state after a war that lasted all of 109 hours. It would have gone on for longer had India not been able to stymie the former kingdom’s attempts to procure weapons for a protracted conflict.

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CNBC reported on Monday September 17, 2018 that Amazon will disclose eight new Alexa-controlled devices for the autos and homes before the year’s end.

Florence Green died in 2012 at 110 and was the last known surviving veteran of the First World War. She joined the Royal Air Force; the Women's Royal Air Force in September 1918 at the age of 17, where she served as an officers' mess steward

My Ancestor Died in the Bloody Cornfield, Battle of Antietam, September 17, 1862

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