Wednesday, September 05, 2007

September 5

is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 117 days remaining.

1970 - Vietnam War: Operation Jefferson Glenn begins: the United States 101st Airborne Division and the South Vietnamese 1st Infantry Division initiate a new operation in Thua Thien province.
1972 - Munich Massacre: A Palestinian terrorist group called "Black September" attack Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympic Games.
1974 – Johor – Ramlee was born as Syarul Izam Sarifudin
1975 - In Sacramento, California, a follower of incarcerated cult leader Charles Manson named Lynette Fromme attempts to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford, but is thwarted by a Secret Service agent.
1984 - STS-41-D: The Space Shuttle Discovery lands after its maiden voyage.
1986 - Pan Am Flight 73 with 358 people on board is hijacked at Karachi International Airport.
2005 - Mandala Airlines Flight 091 crashes into a heavily-populated residential of Sumatra, Indonesia, killing 104 people on board and at least 39 persons on ground.
*the rest of the history lies here
Happy 33th Birthday Ejump!

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