23 Historical Moments of the 21st Century

The 21st century has been marked by tremendous technological progress, societal change, political upheaval and more often than not, unfathomable violence. Let’s take a quick look at some of the most historical moments of this century.

1. 9/11 Terrorist Attacks 

Image credit: US Insure Quotes
Image credit: US Insure Quotes

On September 11th, 2001, the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda executed a series of four coordinated attacks against the United States. These attacks killed 2,996 people and injured over 6,000 others. It also marked the beginning of the ongoing “War on Terror.”

 

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