Daily Archives: September 5, 2012

Attempt to rescue nine Israeli Olympic team members held hostage ends in disaster 40 years ago this hour (1972)


Video: 'One Day in September' (extended firefight begins at 1:10:44)

(Wednesday, September 6, 1972, 1:30 a.m. local time) — Nine Israeli athletes taken hostage at the Munich Olympic Games by the Palestinian “Black September” terrorist group were killed early this morning by their kidnappers during a failed rescue attempt at nearby FĂĽrstenfeldbruck Air Base. Continue reading Attempt to rescue nine Israeli Olympic team members held hostage ends in disaster 40 years ago this hour (1972)

The Beatles record two songs at Cavern Club 50 years ago tonight (1962)


Video: 'Some Other Guy/Kansas City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey! (live at the Cavern Club) - The Beatles'

(Wednesday, September 5, 1962, evening) — Just back from their very first EMI recording session in London as John, Paul, George and Ringo, The Beatles returned to the Cavern Club in Liverpool tonight to record new audio to an Aug. 22, 1962, filmed performance of Some Other Guy and to record audio for another song Kansas City/Hey Hey Hey Hey!.