Contact Us

5 Things You May Not Know About 9-11

(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

With the 10th anniversary of 9-11 upon us, all of the News Channels and TV Networks have been running memorial specials, and will all weekend.  As much as I don’t want to relive the memories of some of the things we saw and heard that day, I can’t help but to watch.   September 11, 2001 is an event that will never be forgotten, but I was surprised that there were still some facts that some people may have never heard, and I thought I would share.

DID YOU KNOW?

There were 20 people pulled from the rubble of the World Trade Center alive. Including 2 cops that were buried for nearly 22 hours, and a lady from the 64th floor that was buried for 27 hours.

Behind Americans, the British lost the second highest number of people. All together more than 80 different nationalities lost a life in the 9-11 attacks.  372 non-americans were murdered that day, counting 67 British citizens.

One company lost more than one-third of their employees. Cantor-Fitzgerald had 960 employees on September 10th.  658 were murdered on 9-11.  In the past 10 years, Cantor-Fitzgerald has donated more than 180 million dollars to the families of those lost employees.

The World Trade Center fire burned for 99 days. The fire was not completely put out until December 19th… 99 days after the attack.

The steel from the World Trade Center was sold. More than 185,000 tons of steel were left in the rubble of the World Trade Center.  Most of it has been sold to China and India, but the rest has been used for memorials.

(Yahoo)

More From Eagle

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kygl.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Eagle 106.3 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on Eagle 106.3 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!