September 2010 Calendar

By • on February 6, 2010

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JIHAD AGAINST CHILDREN DAY

Jihadists take hostages at school in Beslan, Russia, 1 September 2004

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POLITICAL ISLAM DAY

Hijra to Medina, Islam becomes a political religion, September 622

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OLYMPIC TERRORISM DAY

Palestinian Muslim group Black September take Israeli athletes hostage at Munich Olympics, 5 September 1972

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GEERT WILDERS DAY

Dutch statesman Geert Wilders’ birthday, 6 September 1963

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VICTORY AT ARSUF DAY Richard the Lionheart defeats the forces of Saladin at the Battle of Arsuf, 7 September 7, 1191

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FINNISH FREE SPEECH DAY

Jussi Hallo-aho convicted of disturbing religious worship, because of opinions that he posted on the internet, 8 September 2009

Also on this day: Birth of Richard Coeur de Lion (Richard the Lionheart), 8 September 1157

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VIGILANCE DAY

Islamist attack on the World Trade Centre and Pentagon, 11 September 2001

Also on this day demonstration in Brussels suppressed by Belgian authorities, 11 September 2007

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JAN SOBIESKI DAY

Battle of Vienna, 12 September 1683

VIDEO: The Siege of Vienna – Part 1; Part 2; Part 3; Part 4; Part 5

Also on this day: Pope Benedict XVI delivers his Regensburg  Address, 12 September 2006 Also see

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GENERAL PERSHING DAY Birthday of General John Pershing, commander of US forces in the Battle of Bud Bagsak during the Moro Rebellion in the Phillippines. 13 September 1860

Moro Rebellion

Battle of Bud Bagsak

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KA’B IBN AL-ASHRAF DAY Ka’b ibn al-Ashraf was a 7th century poet who was reported to have been murdered at the behest of the Islamic prophet Mohammed. September 624 – no exact date available.

Also see

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COUNTER JIHAD DAY

910 Group, later called the International Civil Liberties Alliance founded, 26 September 2006

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BRIGITTE BARDOT DAY

Birthday of Brigitte Bardot who has been an advocate against Islamisation and halal slaughter, 28 September 1934

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MOTOON DAY

Danish cartoons published by Jyllands-Posten, 30 September 2005