11th September

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2001 World Trade Center destroyed The World Trade Center collapses after suicide bombers crash hijacked airliners into the building.
1994 Jessica Tandy dies Actress Jessica Tandy dies of ovarian cancer in Easton, Connecticut
1982 Helicopter crash kills 39 39 sky divers are killed in a helicopter crash in west Germany.
1973 Salvador Allende dies in army coup The first democratically elected Marxist president, Salvador Allende, dies in a revolt led by army forces.
1971 Nikita Khrushchev dies Nikita Khrushchev dies of a heart attack in hospital in Moscow aged 77
1962 Beatles record their first single The Beatles record their first single, "Love Me Do" and "PS I Love You".
1917 Ferdinand Marcos is born Ferdinand Marcos is born in Batac, a small town in Illocos Norte.
1895 Football FA Cup stolen The FA Cup is stolen and in 1963 a man confesses that he stole it and melted it down to make half crown coins.
1879 Mine explosion kills 260 An explosion in the Prince of Wales colliery at Abercare in Wales kills 290 miners.

 

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On This Day - 11th September