Fast Facts: What was the world like in the 2001?
- On September 11 in the U.S. nineteen hijackers crashed four planes: one into the Pentagon (the U.S. Department of Defense headquarters), one into a field in Pennsylvania after apparent passenger resistance, and two into each of the World Trade Center towers in New York City (both collapsed within two hours).
- In Italy, the Leaning Tower of Pisa reopens after being closed for 11 years for repairs to stop it from falling over
- Tony Blair and the British labour party are elected for a second term on June 8
What was NIBA like?
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