On September 11, 1917, Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralin Marcos, the 10th president of the Philippines and the longest to stay in office for more than 20 years — from 1966 to February 1986 — was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte to Mariano Marcos and Josefa Edralin.


On Sept. 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 people were killed as 19 al-Qaida hijackers seized control of four jetliners, sending two of the planes into New York’s World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon and the fourth into a field in western Pennsylvania.

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