Today in History for September 2007
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Events 1 - 13 of 13
5th - Three terrorists suspected to be a part of Al-Qaeda are arrested in Germany after allegedly planning attacks on both the Frankfurt International airport and US military installations.
10th - Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan after seven years in exile, following a military coup in October 1999.
11th - Russia tests the largest conventional weapon ever, the Father of all bombs.
12th - Shinzo Abe announces his intention to resign as Prime Minister of Japan.
12th - Former Philippine President Joseph Estrada is convicted of the crime of plunder.
14th - Restrictions on the traditional Latin Mass are officially removed in the Roman Catholic Church as Pope Benedict XVI's motu proprio Summorum Pontificum takes effect.
16th - One-Two-GO Airlines Flight 269 carrying 128 crew and passengers crashes in Thailand killing 89 people.
17th - AOL, once the largest ISP in the U.S., officially announces plans to refocus the company as an advertising business and to relocate its corporate headquarters from Dulles, Virginia to New York, New York.
18th - Pervez Musharraf announces that he will step down as army chief and restore civilian rule to Pakistan, but only after he is re-elected president.
18th - Buddhist monks join anti-government protesters in Myanmar, starting what some called the Saffron Revolution.
24th - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad gives a controversial speech on the campus of Columbia University.
26th - Shinzo Abe formally ends his term as Prime Minister of Japan.
29th - Calder Hall, the world's first commercial nuclear power station, the magnox reactor and Calder hall was demolished in a controlled explosion.
Birthdays 1 - 1 of 1
22nd - Albert Windsor, descendant of British monarch
Weddings 1 - 9 of 9
1st - Singer-songwriter Usher (28) weds hair stylist and wardrobe stylist Tameka Foster (37) at Chateau Elan Winery and Resort in Georgia
1st - The first Apprentice winner Bill Rancic (36) weds E! News anchor Giuliana DePandi (32) at the Church of Santa Sofia in Capri, Italy
1st - "Grey's Anatomy" actress Kate Walsh (39) weds movie executive Alex Young (35) at the Ojai Presbyterian Church in Ojai, California
1st - "Dancing with the Stars" tv personality Alec Mazo (29) weds fellow dancer Edyta Sliwinska (28) in San Francisco, California
3rd - Oscar winning actor Ben Kingsley (63) weds Brazilian actress Daniela Lavender (33) in North Leigh, Oxfordshire
9th - Country music artist Joe Nichols (30) weds Heather Singleton (30) at Whitfield Chapel in Savannah, Georgia
14th - "Fantastic Four" actor Ioan Gruffudd (33) weds actress Alice Evans (36) in a small ceremony at the One and Only Palmilla Hotel in Los Cabos, Mexico
22nd - "Desperate Housewives" actor Ricardo Chavira (36) weds longtime girlfriend Marcea Dietzel in San Antonio, Texas
29th - Olympic downhill skier Lindsey Kildow (23) weds former Olympic skier Thomas Vonn (31) at the Silver Lake Lodge in Deer Valley, Utah
Deaths 1 - 41 of 41
1st - Roy McKenzie, New Zealand philanthropist (b. 1922)
2nd - Max McNab, National Hockey League executive (b. 1924)
2nd - Franz-Benno Delonge, German game designer (b. 1957)
2nd - Rajae Belmlih, Morrocan singer (b. 1962 in Casablanca)
3rd - Jane Tomlinson, British charity fund raiser (b. 1964)
3rd - Steve Ryan, American actor (b. 1947)
3rd - Syd Jackson, Māori activist and trade unionist (b. 1939)
3rd - Carter Albrecht, Musician (b. 1973)
5th - Jennifer Dunn, American politician (b. 1941)
5th - Paul Gillmor, American politician (b. 1939)
5th - D. James Kennedy, American televangelist (b. 1930)
5th - Thomas Hansen (musician) (b. 1976)
6th - Madeleine L'Engle, American author (b. 1918)
6th - Luciano Pavarotti, Italian tenor, dies at 71
6th - Alex, African Grey parrot "student" of Dr. Irene Pepperberg (b. 1976)
8th - Ramón Cardemil, Chilean huaso (b. 1917)
9th - Hughie Thomasson, American musician (b. 1952)
10th - Jane Wyman, American actress (b.1917)
10th - Anita Roddick, British businesswoman (b.1942)
Operatic Tenor Luciano Pavarotti (6th) 10th - Ted Stepien, former basketball team owner (b. 1925)
11th - Ian Porterfield, Manager of Armenia National Football Club (b. 1946)
11th - Gene Savoy, American author and cleric (b. 1927)
11th - Joe Zawinul, Austrian musician (b. 1932)
13th - Whakahuihui Vercoe, New Zealand clergyman (b. 1928)
15th - Colin McRae, Scottish rally driver (b. 1968)
15th - Aldemaro Romero, Venezuelan musician (b. 1928)
15th - Brett Somers, Canadian-born American actress and Match Game panelist (b. 1924)
16th - Robert Jordan, author of the Wheel of Time series (b. 1948)
18th - Pepsi Tate Bassist from the glam-rock band, tigertailz (b. 1965)
20th - Johnny Gavin, Irish footballer (b. 1928)
21st - Hallgeir Brenden, Norwegian Olympic gold medalist (b. 1929)
21st - Alice Ghostley, American actress (b. 1926)
21st - Rex Humbard, American television evangelist (b. 1919)
22nd - Bodinho, Brazilian footballer (b. 1928)
22nd - Marcel Marceau, French mime artist (b. 1923)
25th - Haidar Abdel-Shafi, Palestinian negotiator (b. 1919)
26th - Dorothy Schwartz, American violinist (b. 1913)
26th - Bill Wirtz, American sports team owner (b. 1929)
27th - Kenji Nagai, Japanese photojournalist (b. 1957)
28th - Wally Parks, Founder of the NHRA (b. 1913)
29th - Lois Maxwell, Canadian actress (b. 1927)