11 September It Happened Today

1862  Birth of American writer O Henry.

1885  Birth of English writer D H Lawrence.

1917   Birth of Czech born actor Herbert Lom.

1950  Death of South African statesman Jan Smuts.

1971   Death of former Soviet leader Nikita Khruschev.

2001 The World Trade Centre in New York and the Pentagon in Virginia are attacked by terrorists in hijacked aircraft.

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