History Today: 9/11 Terrorist attack on 2001
11 September 2001, terrorist attack in New York’s World Trade Tower, the Virginia-based Pentagon and Pennsylvania.
The day of September 11 is recorded in history with a tragic incident. This day’s deadly terrorist attack on the chest of America. On September 11, 2001, terrorists targeted the world-famous World Trade Center and the Pentagon of America. They using passenger planes as missiles on Twin Towers. The biggest terrorist attack in US history.
Also, the date of September 11 is seen in connection with a historic speech by Swami Vivekananda, which he gave at the World Religion Conference in Chicago in 1893, USA. The way Swami Vivekananda had mentioned in his address, he is present today in the same horrific form even after one hundred hundred years. He had said that if these evils had not happened, the world would have been a better place than today.
A series of other important events recorded on the date of September 11 in the country are as follows: –
1893: Swami Vivekananda gave a historical speech on communalism, religious bigotry and violence at the World Religion Conference held in Chicago, USA. During this, he also mentioned the goodness of all religions.
1895: Birth of Vinoba Bhave, a great freedom fighter, social activist and famous Gandhian leader.
1906: Mahatma Gandhi started the Satyagraha movement in South Africa.
1919: US Navy invades Honduras.
1922: Start of the illustrated daily newspaper The Sun News Pectoral in Melbourne, Australia.
1939: Iraq and Saudi Arabia declare war against Germany.
1941: US Defense Ministry Pentagon begins construction.
1948: The demise of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the prominent leader of British-era India and president of the ‘Muslim League’.
1951: Florence Chadwick swims across the English Channel. She take 16 hours and 19 minutes to reach France from England. The first woman to do so.
1961: Establishment of World Wildlife Fund.
1962: The famous English rock band The Beatles recorded the songs of their first solo hit album ‘Love Me Do’.
1968: Air France plane crashes near Nice. 89 passengers and six crew members died in this accident.
2001 In America, terrorists hijack and attack two buildings in New York’s World Trade Tower, the Virginia-based Pentagon and Pennsylvania.
2003: US President George Bush meets Tibet’s religious leader Dalai Lama despite opposition from China.
2005: Announcement to end 38-year-long military rule in the Gaza Strip.
2019: The US banned Noor Wali Mehsud, the leader of the banned organization Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), calling it a global terrorist.