What is there to say about this hideous date? 9-1-1 like the Emergency Telephone Number. 9-11 like the police code for theft.
September 11th has a cadence predestining it to be remembered, like Ray Charles or Hank Aaron. September 11th was the day buildings fell.
More recently, September 11th was the day Bossy’s heart was broken.
The anniversary of September 11th got Bossy thinking of the many remarkable things that happened on this date, residing in the shadow of our collective mourning.
For instance on Sept 11, he was born:
And on this date in 1998, Malaysia became the first Asian country to host the Commonwealth Games!
Also on this date in 1998, Kenneth Starr reported to Congress on Bill Clinton’s possible impeachable offenses!
In 1977, TV’s Rhoda got divorced!
In 1970, the Ford Pinto was introduced!
In 1966, the Rolling Stones performed on Ed Sullivan!
Blah blah in the year 506, the bishops of Visigothic Gaul met in the Council of Agde!
Let’s hear from you, esteemed council. Got any dates you need Bossy to scrub?
If you liked this post, click this link to read Bossy’s full account of September 11th 2001.