Many windows right next to the plane point of impact remained

21 awful facts from the tragic day

1 The number of children who lost a parent in the events of 9/11 was 3,051. Dozens of babies were subsequently born to women whose husbands died during the attacks. Nine months after 9/11, the number of births in New canada goose black friday sale York City rose by 20 per cent compared with the same month in 2000.

2 According to researchers, alcohol consumption in Manhattan in the week after 9/11 increased by 25 per cent compared with the same period the year before. Tobacco consumption rose by 10 per cent, marijuana consumption by 3.2 per cent and church and synagogue attendance by 20 per cent.

3 The total value of art lost when the Twin Towers collapsed exceeded $100 million. Items included Alexander Calder sculpture WTC Stabile, Joan Miro epic World Trade Center Tapestry, a painting from Roy Lichtenstein Entablature series and others by Picasso and David Hockney.

4 One of the unsung heroes of canada goose outlet store uk 9/11 was a guide dog, Roselle, a yellow Labrador who led her blind owner, Michael Hingson, down 78 storeys of the North Tower and to the home of a friend.

5 Three hours before the attacks, a machine called a Random Event Generator at Princeton University predicted a cataclysmic event was about to unfold.

6 Only 291 dead bodies were recovered from Ground Zero. The parents of Lisa Anne Frost, 22, who canada goose outlet uk was a passenger on United Flight 175, which hit the South Tower, had to canadian goose jacket wait almost a year before anything belonging to their daughter was found by workers sifting through debris.

7 In total, workers sifted through more than one million tons of debris looking for remains and personal effects. They found 65,000 items, including 437 watches and 144 wedding rings.

8 It took firefighters 100 days to extinguish all the fires ignited by canada goose outlet the attacks in New York.

9 Black boxes from Flight 77 were reportedly discovered in the cheap canada goose uk Pentagon on Sept. 12. Donald Rumsfeld later said data from the cockpit voice recorder Canada Goose online was unrecoverable, thought to be the first time in 40 years that a recovered cockpit voice tape yielded no data. novel of 2001 was Desecration: Antichrist Takes the Throne by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins.

11 When the 9/11 ringleader, Mohamed Atta, checked in at Logan airport, in Boston, his name triggered an alert canada goose outlet sale on the airport security system and his bags were never put in the plane hold.

12 Five of the canada goose outlet store 9/11 hijackers stayed in a motel right outside the gates of the National Security Agency in the days canada goose clearance immediately before the attacks.

13 A Muslim prayer room was destroyed canada goose outlet black friday when the World Trade Center collapsed, along with a store of Korans.

14 Hundreds of buy canada goose jacket memorials, flagpoles, crucifixes and artworks have been made using steel from Ground Zero, including a cross 14 in Shanksville, Philadelphia, where United Flight 93 crashed, made out of steel from the north tower.

15 The official death count for 9/11 was 2,977. However, many survivors and responders still struggle with health issues after the attacks. Some 88,000 people are members of the World Trade Center Health canada goose jacket outlet Program as of 2018.

16 The top four search topics on Google in the week of 9/11, in descending order, were for: canada canada goose outlet goose store Nostradamus, CNN, The World cheap canada goose Trade Center and Osama bin Laden.

17 In an exercise named Guardian, NORAD (the North American Aerospace Defense Command), simulated at least four plane hijackings in the week prior to 9/11 and was scheduled to simulate another on the morning of the attacks.

18 Property developer Larry Silverstein bought the 99 year lease on the World buy canada goose jacket cheap Trade Center for $3.2 billion just six months before they were destroyed.

19 The section of the Pentagon hit by Flight 77 canada goose outlet nyc had just undergone a $258 million rearmament, in which walls had been strengthened and reinforced windows had been installed. Many windows right next to the plane point of impact remained intact.

20 John Patrick O a special agent in charge at the FBI, who had investigated al Qaeda and the first attack on the World Trade Canada Goose Online Center in 1993, left the FBI due to policy disagreements. He took up a new job as head of security at the canada goose outlet online uk World Trade Center where he died on 9/11.

Compiled by John Hind, The Sunday Telegraph

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