On Tuesday, September 2001 the United States was attacked. Four coordinated terrorist attacks were planned to take place at the same time in New York City and Washington D. However, one plane crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
1993 The siege at the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, ends as fire destroyed the structure after federal agents began smashing their way in; dozens of people, including David Koresh, were killed.
September Commercial airliners smash into New York’s World Trade Center towers, the Pentagon and a Pennsylvania field as terrorists attack the United States. Writes the New York Times’ R. Apple of the attack: “[It] plunged the nation into .