Actually around six weeks old but that's how long I take to discover things. By Steve Breen of the San Diego Union-Tribune:
September 16, 1920: It's been called the world's first car bombing, although it was actually a horse-drawn carriage that blew up on Wall Street, New York City, killing 38 people. Anarchist Mario Buda was accused of planting the device, though he slipped the country before the police could question him.
Wikipedia has more.
But as we commemorate the anniversary of 9/11, let's remember that almost as many people are still dying in Darfur every week as died in the World Trade Center attack.
- Nicholas D.Kristof, New York Times, 11 September 2004
It's been three years since the most audacious act of international aggression in the last half century. Now, for the first time, I am putting into writing my views about that day.