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Interesting 9/11 Facts

The 9/11 assault has also destroyed a 100 million US dollar in art including work from Pablo Picasso.

Michael Jackson had a meeting at the World Trade Center on 9/11 but overslept.

In August 2001, James Woods, actor has reported 4 suspicious individuals on his flight. Authorities did not act on his claim and they later turned to be the hijackers on 9/11.

Family Guy’s creator had a ticket for a 9/11 plane but couldn’t get into it as he was late by 10 minutes.

US $30.5 billion, is the impact of the 9/11 attack on the city’s wealth as estimated by the comptroller of the city of New York in 2002.

Two F16 pilots went on a suicide mission to stop flight 93 on 9/11. In the end, the passengers of the flight took the plane down.

5 hectors of buildings were directly affected when the twin towers collapsed in 9/11.

Many believe that 9/11 was the first terrorist attack. However, a bombing in February of 1993 killed six people was the first foreign attack.

In 2006, Russia gifted the US a 9/11 memorial monument, which was erected in Bayonne, NJ.

The man who ordered the grounding of all aircraft in the U.S. on 9/11 was on his first day on the job.