On this day: September 11

POSTED: 09:06 PM PDT Sep 10, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Sep 10, 2013 

The Beatles record their first single, Pete Rose becomes baseball's all-time hits leader, Kenneth Starr releases his report, and terrorists strike America, all on this day.

OTD September 11 - O Henry
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1862: Author William Sidney Porter, better known by his pen name O. Henry, is born in Greensboro, North Carolina. He was best known for short stories such as "The Gift of the Magi," "The Ransom of Red Chief" and "The Cop and the Anthem."

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