This Day in History: 2001-09-11
(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.
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