During Sunday’s ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, Paul Simon gave a haunting acoustical performance of ‘The Sound of Silence’ while some onlookers wept.
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1609 – Henry Hudson discovers Manhattan Island and the indigenous people living there (More info) 1941 – Ground is broken on the construction of The Pentagon (More info)
Earlier this morning, the Internet was buzzing with stories that the NFL was going to fine players if they wore uniforms paying tribute to the fallen heroes of 9/11. Luckily, either they finally thought better of it... Or there was enough outrage to change their minds!
The images that emerged in the hours and weeks following the September 11 terrorist attacks have been imprinted in many of our minds. With the 10-year anniversary of the attacks, we take a look back at some of the more iconic pictures from the attacks.
The Twin Towers were enormous buildings and the attacks of 9/11 were of such magnitude that people were able to see the skyline change from neighboring states and camera-equipped satellites were even able to capture the aftermath from space.
Peg Ogonowski’s late husband, John, was the captain of American Flight 11 — better known as the first plane to hit the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001. “It was that moment of before and after,” said Peg, a former flight attendant. “Th…
The Sept. 11 Memorial is set to open exactly 10 years and one day after the planes crashed into the World Trade Center. The 9/11 Memorial will open on September 12, after being dedicated during Sunday’s remembrance ceremony in New York City.
After the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center, one of the largest American flags damaged during the attacks continued to fly above the resulting wreckage during the clean-up efforts. Seven years later, that flag, dubbed the National 9/11 Flag, was sewn back together by tornado surviv…