25 Unbelievable Facts About 9/11 You Might Not Know

Posted by , Updated on September 7, 2017


What were you doing on the morning of September 11, 2001? Assuming you are old enough, you can probably remember it quite clearly. That single day completely changed the world we live in. And although many of the changes were for the worse, on that fateful day, the world came together in ways that we often forget about. So in honor of those who lost their lives, we bring you 25 unbelievable facts about 9/11 you might not know.

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The New York Times ran an article about every single victim of the attacks.

9-11 victimsSource: bbc.com

Over 400 search and rescue dogs were deployed, the largest such deployment in the nation's history.

working dog at Ground ZeroSource: nytimes.com

An estimated 3,000 children lost a parent on 9/11.

Ground ZeroSource: nytimes.com

Mychal Judge, the chaplain of the New York City Fire Department, was the first confirmed fatality on 9/11 (officially victim "0001"). His parent's home of Keshkarrigan, Ireland erected a memorial to the fallen chaplain.

Mychal Judge memorialSource: nytimes.com

Following the attacks, people all over the world responded. Race car drivers at the Italian Grand Prix silenced their engines, church bells in Austria tolled, firefighters in Poland sounded their sirens, and public transport throughout the world was stopped out of respect for the victims.

Together We StandSource: theguardian.com

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