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History Calendar: September 13, 2006
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Sabinian was elected pope.

Birth of John II Comnenus, Byzantine emperor.

Crusaders set fire to Mara, Syria.

Raymond of Toulouse recaptures the city of Toulouse from the Crusaders.

In Prague, a hymnbook containing 89 hymns in Czech is printed. This is the first time ever for a hymnbook to be printed in a vernacular language.

George Fox, 67, English founder of the Society of Friends (Quakers), died at the age of 67.

German philosopher Ludwig A. Feuerbach died at the age of 68.

Sigmund Freud married Martha Bernays in Wandsbeck, Austria.

Still recovering from a nervous breakdown, Foursquare Gospel founder Aimee Semple McPherson married David Hutton; they divorced only four years later.

Because of the constant fighting between Hindus and Muslims in India, prime minister Nehru announces that there would be a massive exchange of populations between India and Pakistan, totaling around 4,000,000 people.

First Israeli-Palestinian agreement took effect. The Palestinians receive the authority to limited self-government on the Gaza Strip and in Jericho.

During an exchange with Pat Robertson on the 700 Club, Jerry Falwell explained what he thought caused the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center: "The ACLU's got to take a lot of blame for this. ... And I know that I'll hear from them for this. But, throwing God out successfully with the help of the federal court system, throwing God out of the public square, out of the schools. The abortionists have got to bear some burden for this because God will not be mocked. And when we destroy 40 million little innocent babies, we make God mad. I really believe that the pagans, and the abortionists, and the feminists, and the gays and the lesbians who are actively trying to make that an alternative lifestyle, the ACLU, People For the American Way - all of them who have tried to secularize America - I point the finger in their face and say: "You helped this happen."" Pat Robertson agreed with these remarks, but later backed away from them.

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