September 11: Fun Facts about Today in History

Today in History


(September 11, 1714)
Catalonia National Day.

(September 11, 1941)
The Pentagon, the world's biggest office structure, is located in Arlington County, Virginia, and is the headquarters of the U.S. Department of Defense, which houses the Army, Navy, and Air Force. photo source:


(September 11, 2001)
The September 11 attacks, the world's worst terrorist attack prior to 9/11 and the deadliest terrorist act in American history, killed 2,977 people. In New York City, two planes collide with the World Trade Center, while in Virginia, the Pentagon in Arlington County is struck by a third. In a fourth, Pennsylvania, a plane crashes into a field near Shanksville. photo source:

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