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
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.”