History Blog

September 11

Happy Birthday Henry Earl Holliman-84 Brian De Palma-72 Amy Madigan-62 Virginia Madsen-51 Christina “Kristy” McNichol-50 Richard “Moby” Hall-47 Joseph “Harry” Connick Jr.-45 Christopher “Ludacris” Bridges-35 ; 1789 – Alexander Hamilton is appointed the first United States Secretary of the Treasury ; 2001 – Al Qaida suicide hijackers crashed two jet airliners into the World Trade Center in New York, causing both 110-story twin towers to collapse killing nearly 3,000 people.