The Spooky Predictions of Arthur C Clarke

At 09:46 GMT on the morning of 11 September in the exceptionaly beautiful summer… moving at fifty kilometres a second, a thousand tons of rock and metal impacted on the plains of northern Italy… six hundred thousand people died, and the total damage was more than a trillion dollars.

Of all the dates, in all the year, he had to choose that one for Rendezvous with Rama.