On September 11, 2001, two planes hit the World Trade Center towers in New York City, another crashed into the Pentagon, and a fourth hijacked plane went down in a field in Pennsylvania en route to the White House. The world as we know it changed that day, as the horrible images of destruction and devastating losses of life will never be forgotten. Every year since 2001, September 11 is a day of remembrance, mourning, and national pride for the many people who lost their lives that day.
To honor 9/11, we present 25 Facts about 9/11 you probably didn't know. It's important to distinguish that while there are many conspiracy theories and far-flung claims about the events that day, we stuck to verifiable facts from sites like CNN, Wikipedia, the UK Guardian, etc.