9/11 Attack on New York's World Trade Towers

Date taken: 11th September, 2001
Location: New York City, New York, USA

Photographer: Sean Adair
Source: Reuters

Historical Events

  • 2001-09-11 Two passenger planes hijacked by terrorists crash into New York's World Trade Towers causing the collapse of both and death of 2,752 people
  • 2001-09-14 Historic National Prayer Service held at Washington National Cathedral for victims of the September 11 attacks. A similar service is held in Canada on Parliament Hill, the largest vigil ever held in the nation's capital.
  • 2001-10-02 NATO backs US military strikes, following 9/11
  • 2002-11-14 The United States House of Representatives votes not to create an independent commission to investigate the September 11 attacks.
  • 2004-04-08 U.S. National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice testifies before the 9/11 Commission
  • 2004-04-29 Dick Cheney and George W. Bush testify before the 9/11 Commission in a closed, unrecorded hearing in the Oval Office.
  • 2014-11-03 New York's 104-storey One World Trade Center officially opens 13 years after the September 11 attacks

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