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 حدث في مثل هذا اليوم - 5 - 11 أيلول - الأسبوع 36 infographic
Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries on each day for the week.


حدث في مثل هذا اليوم - 5 - 11 أيلول - الأسبوع 36

September 5, 2021 - September 11, 2021 - Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries for each day of the week. This week features novichok, the Imperial family of Japan, , the giraffe, tennis star Venus Williams, Picasso painting Guernica, and 9/11

September 5, 2018: Britain charged two Russian nationals over the novichok poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury in March 2018

September 6, 2006: Celebrations erupted in Japan as the Imperial family welcomed the first male baby for 41 years. The birth of the new prince averted a looming succession crisis

September 8, 2016: Genetic analysis revealed that the giraffe genus contained four separate species, that had not exchanged genetic information between them for 1-2 million years

September 9, 2001: Tennis star Venus Williams beat her younger sister Serena to win the U.S. Open in the first Grand Slam final contested by two sisters since 1884

September 10, 1981: Picasso’s Spanish Civil War painting Guernica was hung in Madrid after 42 years in New York. He had refused to move it to Spain before democracy was restored

September 11, 2001: Three hijacked aircraft crashed into the twin towers of the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon. Passengers prevented a fourth reaching its target

PUBLISHED: 25/08/2021; DESIGN: Phil Bainbridge; PICTURE RESEARCH: Julie Mullins; EVENT SELECTION: Fiona Roberts and Susan Shepherd; PROOFING: Julie Mullins; TECHNICAL CONSTRUCTION: Fiona Roberts;; STORY: Julie Mullins; PICTURES: Newscom, Getty, Associated Press