On this day:

1998 Commonwealth Games Open in Kuala Lumpur for the first time in Kaula Lumpur

2001 September 11 Attacks in the United States

2007 Russia tests the world’s most powerful non-nuclear bomb was a thermobaric bomb

Born on this day:

1885 D. H. Lawrence, English novelist

Gone on this day:

1948 Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Pakistani lawyer, politician, founder of Pakistan