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Monday, September 5, 2022

News and Weather Briefing for Monday, September 05, 2022



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Almanac
Macon Calendar
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Russo-UKrainian War Updates
National News Roundup
COVID-19 News and Updates
Science and Technology
Russo-Ukrainian War Videos (mostly long form)
On This Day
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GENERAL OUTLOOK

Deep moisture will continue across the area before a weak cold front drops south by mid week. On Thursday, low pressure sets up over Louisiana and channels deep moisture and possibly heavy rainfall out of the Gulf toward the region which will help temperatures below normal.



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Local Weather

General Forecast Through Wednesday Night





Franklin Area

Labor Day

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm. Patchy fog before 1pm. Highs in the upper 70s. Light winds out of the south. Chance of rain is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Tonight

Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid 60s. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tuesday

A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with highs in the low-to-mid 80s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tuesday Night

A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the low-to-mid 60s. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 30%.

Wednesday

A chance of showers before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with highs in the low-to-mid 80s. Chance of rain is 60%.

Wednesday Night

A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the low-to-mid 60s. Chance of rain is 30%.


Highlands Plateau

Labor Day

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm. Patchy fog. Highs in the upper 60s. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Tonight

Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 4am, then a slight chance of rain after 4am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with lows around 60. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tuesday

A chance of rain before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with highs in the mid 70s. Light winds out of the west. Chance of rain is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tuesday Night

A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with lows around 60. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 30%.

Wednesday

A chance of showers before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain is 60%.

Wednesday Night

A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with lows around 60. Chance of rain is 30%.


Otto and South Central Macon County

Labor Day

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm. Patchy fog before 3pm. Highs in the mid 70s. Light winds out of the south. Chance of rain is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Tonight

Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid 60s. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tuesday

A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with highs in the lower 80s. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tuesday Night

A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the low-to-mid 60s. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 30%.

Wednesday

A chance of showers before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with highs in the low-to-mid 80s. Chance of rain is 60%.

Wednesday Night

A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the low-to-mid 60s. Chance of rain is 30%.


Nantahala Area

Labor Day

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm. Patchy fog before 1pm. Highs in the low-to-mid 70s. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight

Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then a chance of showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid 60s. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tuesday

A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with highs in the mid-to-upper 70s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tuesday Night

A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the low-to-mid 60s. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 30%.

Wednesday

A chance of showers before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain is 60%.

Wednesday Night

A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the low-to-mid 60s. Chance of rain is 30%.




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Hazards and Tropical Weather

Isolated to scattered showers could produce flooding in low-lying areas and locations with poor drainage, especially roadways. Please use caution and slow down in these areas. A Flood Watch is in effect until 6pm this evening. A copy of which is posted below.

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
419 AM EDT Mon Sep 5 2022

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible.

* WHERE...Portions of northeast Georgia, western North Carolina and upstate South Carolina, including the following areas, in northeast Georgia, Franklin, Habersham, Hart, Rabun and Stephens. In western North Carolina, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Macon, Northern Jackson, Polk Mountains, Rutherford Mountains, Southern Jackson, Swain and Transylvania. In upstate South Carolina, Central Greenville, Greater Oconee, Greater Pickens, Greenville Mountains, Oconee Mountains and Pickens Mountains.

* WHEN...Through this evening.

* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks. Low-water crossings may be flooded.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- Persistent moist southerly flow will support heavy rainfall along and near the southern Blue Ridge Escarpment and into the western North Carolina Mountains. Repeated heavy rain showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding, especially across portions of the Georgia and South Carolina mountains, where up to 6 inches of rain has already fallen since Saturday morning. The threat of heavy rain will continue through the day Monday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Rainfall of more than five inches in similar storms has been associated with an increased risk of landslides and rockslides. If you live on a mountainside or in a cove at the base of a mountain, especially near a stream, be ready to leave in advance of the storm or as quickly as possible should rising water, moving earth, or rocks threaten. Consider postponing travel along mountain roads during periods of heavy rainfall.





TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK




Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
200 AM EDT Mon Sep 5 2022

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

Active Systems:
The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Hurricane Danielle, located about 950 miles west of the Azores, and on Tropical Storm Earl, located about 125 miles north-northwest of the Virgin Islands.

1. Eastern Tropical Atlantic:
A tropical wave located southeast of the Cabo Verde Islands is producing some disorganized shower and thunderstorm activity. An area of low pressure could form in association with this system during the next day or two, and subsequent gradual development is possible as it moves generally west-northwestward over the eastern and central tropical Atlantic during the next several days.

* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...10 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...low...30 percent.

What's Up in the Tropics with Mark Sudduth - September 4, 2022: Tropics Quite Busy





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Almanac

24 Hour Smoke Forecast

No smoke fields will be crossing Macon County today, no map was produced.













Air quality is in the middle range of green for most of the county, with the ridges and other higher elevations today being in the middle range of green.

Fire and Smoke Map




Local Air Monitor



Pollen

Pollen levels are expected to be in the medium-high range 1.0 out of 12) today with Ragweed, Chenopods, and Grasses being the main culprits. Tomorrow is expected to be in the medium-high range (7.9 out of 12).



Record Weather Events for September 5th

Record weather events for this date in Macon County
(1872-2016)

Highest Temperature 98°F in Franklin in 1954
Lowest Temperature 38°F in Highlandsn in 1967
Greatest Rainfall 4.581 inches in Highlands in 1915

Highest Temperature 98°F in Franklin on 09-04-1975
Lowest Temperature 27°F in Franklin on 09-30-1967
Greatest Rainfall 11.87 inches in Highlands on 09-27-1964
Greatest Snowfall no measurable snowfall has been recorded since records started being kept in 1873

Weather Extremes for North Carolina for the month of September Data available from 1870 to 2018

Highest Temperature 108°F Belhaven, Beaufort County 09-25-1921
Lowest Temperature 23°F Marion, McDowell County 09-28-2000
Greatest One-Day Rainfall 21.00 in Wilmington, New Hanover County 09-17-2018

Monthly Averages

Warmest Weather Station 75.4°F Morehead City, Carteret County
Coldest Weather Station 55.0°F Mount Mitchell, Yancey County
Wettest Weather Station 8.93 in Southport, Brunswick County
Driest Weather Station 2.94 in Marshall, Madison County




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Macon Calendar
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Local and State News


• North Carolina candidates pivot toward middle as general election approaches [WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)]

• 'We're not changing who we are': Canton's Labor Day Festival extra special this year [WLOS-TV (Asheville, NC)]

• 100s of cameras, ‘buzz in’ doors, SROs: How Buncombe County plans to keep students safe [Asheville Citizen Times]

• Booming Times, Busted Budgets: Growing visitation strains resources in and around the GSMNP [Smoky Mountain News]

Long-time Schoolboard member Tommy Cabe has passed away




State Budget Details

• NC Budget Table of Contents [Google Drive (PDF)]

• NC House Bill 103: 2022 Appropriations Act [Google Drive (PDF)]

• Joint Conference Committee Report on the Current Operations Appropriations Act of 2022 [Google Drive (PDF)]

• House Bill 103 Information and Voting History [NC General Assembly Website]

• Raises for state employees, preparations for recession, in proposed state budget [WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)]


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Special Section: Russo-Ukrainian War Updates
(sharing of a particular source is not an endorsement)
(Longer videos are in the Russo-Ukraine Videos section)



• Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment, September 04 [Institute for the Study of War] [PDF for September 4th]

6 Months of War in Ukraine - Economics, Endurance & the Energy War | Perun



• Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 194 [Al Jazeera]

HIMARS: How it's changing Ukraine's fight against Russia | CBS News






JOMINI OF THE WEST MAP (Day 148-158)







• Ukraine’s Zelensky Hails Small Advances in South, East [Wall Street Journal]

• Why the US is becoming more brazen with its Ukraine support [The Hill (beware autoplaying video)]

• Into the Breach: Ukraine’s Counter-offensive Begins [War on the Rocks (recorded Sept 1st)]

• Why has Russia stopped gas supplies to Europe? [Al Jazeera]

• European markets, euro tumble as Russia fans energy crisis [France 24]

• Gas prices soar 26% after Russia keeps key pipeline closed [BBC News]


News from Russian or pro-Russian outlets or Video About the Russian Perspective

• Eastern Economic Forum kicks off in Russia’s Vladivostok [Russia Today]

• G7 decides to bite the hand that feeds Europe by capping oil prices [Pravda ]

• Questioning Russia’s reliability as supplier of energy products inappropriate — diplomat [TASS Russian News Agency]

The causes and consequences of the Ukraine war A lecture by John J. Mearsheimer



The Ukraine War From Russia's Perspective




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National and World News Roundup

• The IRS says it mistakenly made public data for about 120,000 taxpayers [WFAE-FM (Charlotte, NC)]

• A Slowing China Helps Rein In Inflation Around the World [Wall Street Journal]

• Funding the Indo-Pacific Pivot [War on the Rocks]

• Manhunt continues for 2 suspects after Sask. stabbings leave 10 dead, 15 hospitalized [CBC News]

• A flash flood emergency in northwestern Georgia is at least a 1-in-200 year event [CNN]

• Barack Obama wins Emmy for narrating Netflix national parks series [CBS News]

Trump calls Biden 'enemy of the state' in general election speech at Pennsylvania rally | FRANCE 24



• As Midterms Near, Election Rule Raises Dilemma for Trump Inquiries [New York Times]

https://archive.ph/3Zf9m How the Declassification Process Works | WSJ



• Lindsey Graham said Trump will lose in 2024 to Biden if he doesn't curb his personality: 'If it's a personality contest, he'll be in trouble' [Business Insider via Yahoo! News]

• Hamas authorities execute five Palestinians in Gaza [Reuters]

https://archive.ph/3Zf9m
Assassin Pulls Trigger Point Blank on Vice President, Misfires | Funker 530



Global National: Sept. 4, 2022 | Stabbing spree in Saskatchewan kills at least 10, multiple injured



Nightly News Full Broadcast (September 4th)


PBS NewsHour full episode, September 4, 2022



• Yes, the Great Books Make Us Better People [New York Times]



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COVID-19 News and Updates

Here is a section on COVID-19. It includes local, regional, state, national, and global items.



COVID-19 Numbers for Macon County:






• WHO Coronavirus (COVID-19) Dashboard [World Health Organization]

Globally, as of 6:33pm CEST, 2 September 2022, there have been 601,189,435 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 6,475,346 deaths, reported to WHO. As of 24 August 2022, a total of 12,449,443,718 vaccine doses have been administered.

In United States of America, from 3 January 2020 to 6:33pm CEST, 2 September 2022, there have been 93,332,054 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 1,035,674 deaths, reported to WHO. As of 19 August 2022, a total of 599,453,415 vaccine doses have been administered.

• China's Shenzhen to adopt tiered COVID measures; Chengdu extends lockdown [Reuters]

• Biden administration is preparing for the end of free COVID-19 vaccines as funds run dry [CBS News]

• New Covid vaccines are hitting pharmacy shelves. What happens to the original shots? [STAT]

• Colleges burn through Covid cash trying to soften inflation for students [Politico]

• Who should get the Omicron booster? Here's what experts say. [Yahoo! News]




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Science and Technology News Roundup

• Islamic State Turns to NFTs to Spread Terror Message [Wall Street Journal]

• Twitter account Libs of TikTok blamed for harassment of children’s hospitals [Washington Post]

• Top cybersecurity expert claims that more than 80 percent of Twitter accounts are probably bots [Business Insider India]

• Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t like your scrolling habits: Social media is for ‘building relationships,’ not just consuming content [CNBC]

• A Tesla burst into flames during a crash test. The organizer admitted it was staged [National Public Radio]

• Free, legally available series/movies on YouTube in a Netlflix-like interface [Lamplight TV]


Podcasts and Long Form Videos (History, Culture, Science, Technology and Current Events)
Anything covering educational, entertainment, history, current events, and technology topics

Starlink 4-20 Launch | SpaceX



Microfluidics and the Elusive Lab-on-a-Chip | Asianometry



Searching for Life with the James Webb Space Telescope | Event Horizon



Something Happens to Earth Every 200 Million Years As It Travels Thru The Galactic Arms | Antov Petrov



Giant Bull Ants | Plus Huge Giveaway!! | The Ant Keeper



US 6th generation fighter is closer than you think | Binkov's Battlegrounds



The Entire Brutal History Of Western Piracy | Voices of the Past



Israel's Bomb - A Radioactive Taboo | Get Factual



Biggest Battle of the First Crusade - Battle of Antioch 1098 | Kings and Generals



New F-36 Kingsnake - Return of the Monster F-16XL Fighter | Dark Tech



This Week in Linux #212: Arch Linux, Ubuntu Unity, OBS Studio 28, Debian, Splitgate and more Linux news! | TuxDigital






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Russo-Ukrainian War Videos (mostly long form)

--> 6 Months of War in Ukraine - Economics, Endurance & the Energy War | Perun



How HIMARS Changed the War in Ukraine - Russian Invasion | Kings and Generals



Ukrainian PM in Berlin on mission for more military support | DW News



Life In Russia Under Sanctions: How Much Russians Spend on Groceries | Zangieff



How can the West show Putin he cannot win? | Times Radio



Ukraine counter offensive: Fighting intensifies in Kherson region | Al Jazeera



Ukrainian counteroffensive making gradual progress: Zelenskyy | ABC News



Zelensky discusses Russia sanctions, aid with EU chief | FRANCE 24 English



Fact check: How to see through Russia's war propaganda | DW News







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On This Day

September 5 is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; 117 days remain until the end of the year.

Historical Events



Historical Events

(Please note that the Wikipedia articles often contain a bibliography and links to where you can learn more about a historical event)



917 – Liu Yan declares himself emperor, establishing the Southern Han state in southern China, at his capital of Panyu.

1367 – Swa Saw Ke becomes king of Ava

1590 – Alexander Farnese's army forces Henry IV of France to lift the siege of Paris.

1622 – A hurricane overruns a Spanish fleet bound from Havana to Cadiz and sinks the galleon Atocha. Only five men are rescued, but 260 passengers and 200 million pesos are buried with the Atocha under 50 feet of water.

1661 – Fall of Nicolas Fouquet: Louis XIV's Superintendent of Finances is arrested in Nantes by D'Artagnan, captain of the king's musketeers.

1666 – Great Fire of London ends: Ten thousand buildings, including Old St Paul's Cathedral, are destroyed, but only six people are known to have died.

1697 – War of the Grand Alliance : A French warship commanded by Captain Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville defeated an English squadron at the Battle of Hudson's Bay.

1698 – In an effort to Westernize his nobility, Tsar Peter I of Russia imposes a tax on beards for all men except the clergy and peasantry.

1725 – Wedding of Louis XV and Maria Leszczyńska.

1774 – First Continental Congress assembles in Philadelphia.

1781 – Battle of the Chesapeake in the American Revolutionary War: The British Navy is repelled by the French Navy, contributing to the British surrender at Yorktown.

1791 – Olympe de Gouges writes the Declaration of the Rights of Woman and of the Female Citizen.

1793 – French Revolution: The French National Convention initiates the Reign of Terror.

1798 – Conscription is made mandatory in France by the Jourdan law.

1812 – War of 1812: The Siege of Fort Wayne begins when Chief Winamac's forces attack two soldiers returning from the fort's outhouses.

1816 – Louis XVIII has to dissolve the Chambre introuvable ("Unobtainable Chamber").

1836 – Sam Houston is elected as the first president of the Republic of Texas.

1839 – The United Kingdom declares war on the Qing dynasty of China.

1862 – American Civil War: The Army of Northern Virginia crosses the Potomac River at White's Ford in the Maryland Campaign.

1877 – American Indian Wars: Oglala Sioux chief Crazy Horse is bayoneted by a United States soldier after resisting confinement in a guardhouse at Fort Robinson in Nebraska.

1882 – The first United States Labor Day parade is held in New York City.

1887 – A fire at the Theatre Royal, Exeter, kills 186.

1905 – Russo-Japanese War: In New Hampshire, United States, the Treaty of Portsmouth, mediated by U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt, ends the war.

1914 – World War I: First Battle of the Marne begins. Northeast of Paris, the French attack and defeat German forces who are advancing on the capital.

1915 – The pacifist Zimmerwald Conference begins.

1932 – The French Upper Volta is broken apart between Ivory Coast, French Sudan, and Niger.

1937 – Spanish Civil War: Llanes falls to the Nationalists following a one-day siege.

1938 – Chile: A group of youths affiliated with the fascist National Socialist Movement of Chile are executed after surrendering during a failed coup.

1941 – Whole territory of Estonia is occupied by Nazi Germany.

1942 – World War II: Japanese high command orders withdrawal at Milne Bay, the first major Japanese defeat in land warfare during the Pacific War.

1943 – World War II: The 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment lands and occupies Lae Nadzab Airport, near Lae in the Salamaua–Lae campaign.

1944 – Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg constitute Benelux.

1945 – Cold War: Igor Gouzenko, a Soviet Union embassy clerk, defects to Canada, exposing Soviet espionage in North America, signalling the beginning of the Cold War.

1945 – Iva Toguri D'Aquino, a Japanese American suspected of being wartime radio propagandist Tokyo Rose, is arrested in Yokohama.

1948 – In France, Robert Schuman becomes President of the Council while being Foreign minister; as such, he is the negotiator of the major treaties of the end of World War II.

1954 – KLM Flight 633 crashes into the River Shannon in Shannon, County Clare, Ireland, killing 28.

1957 – Cuban Revolution: Fulgencio Batista bombs the revolt in Cienfuegos.

1960 – Poet Léopold Sédar Senghor is the first elected President of Senegal.

1960 – Muhammad Ali (then known as Cassius Clay) wins the gold medal in the light heavyweight boxing competition at the Olympic Games in Rome.

1969 – Mỹ Lai Massacre: U.S. Army Lieutenant William Calley is charged with six specifications of premeditated murder for the death of 109 Vietnamese civilians in My Lai.

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 Thừa Thiên–Huế Province.

1970 – Jochen Rindt becomes the only driver to posthumously win the Formula One World Drivers' Championship (in 1970), after being killed in practice for the Italian Grand Prix.

1972 – Munich massacre: A Palestinian terrorist group called "Black September" attacks and takes hostage 11 Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympic Games. Two die in the attack and nine are murdered the following day.

1975 – Sacramento, California: Lynette Fromme attempts to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford.

1977 – Voyager Program: NASA launches the Voyager 1 spacecraft.

1978 – Camp David Accords: Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat begin peace discussions at Camp David, Maryland.

1980 – The Gotthard Road Tunnel opens in Switzerland as the world's longest highway tunnel at 10.14 miles (16.32 km) stretching from Göschenen to Airolo.

1981 – The first women arrive at what becomes Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp in the UK.

1984 – STS-41-D: The Space Shuttle Discovery lands after its maiden voyage.

1984 – Western Australia becomes the last Australian state to abolish capital punishment.

1986 – Pan Am Flight 73 from Mumbai, India with 358 people on board is hijacked at Karachi International Airport.

1990 – Sri Lankan Civil War: Sri Lankan Army soldiers slaughter 158 civilians.

1991 – The current international treaty defending indigenous peoples, Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989, comes into force.

1996 – Hurricane Fran makes landfall near Cape Fear, North Carolina as a Category 3 storm with 115 mph sustained winds. Fran caused over $3 billion in damage and killed 27 people.

2012 – An accidental explosion at a Turkish Army ammunition store in Afyon, western Turkey kills 25 soldiers and wounds four others.

2021 – The President of Guinea, Alpha Condé is captured by armed forces during a coup d'état.


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Published at 5:00am on Monrday, September 05, 2022
Author: Bobby Coggins


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