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- 2001 – Two hijacked aircraft crash into the World Trade Center in New York City in a series of coordinated suicide attacks by 19 members of al-Qaeda. In total 2,996 people are killed.
- 1524 - Pierre de Ronsard, French poet (d. 1585)
- 1836 - Fitz Hugh Ludlow, American author (d. 1870)
- 1862 - O. Henry, American writer (d. 1910)
- 1864 - Marc-André Raffalovich, French poet and writer (d. 1934)
- 1885 - D.H. Lawrence, English novelist (d. 1930)
- 1903 - Theodor Adorno, German philosopher, composer, and sociologist (d. 1969)
- 1917 - Daniel Wildenstein, international art dealer, collector, and scholar (d. 2001)
- 1930 - Jean-Claude Forest, French writer and illustrator of comics and the creator of character Barbarella. (d. 1998)
- 1935 – Arvo Pärt, Estonian composer
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