One interesting fact about the Twin Towers is that they were actually designed to withstand a possible plane crash. Another fact is that tightrope artist Philippe Petit performed an illegal tightrope walk between the two towers in 1974.
The World Trade Center, commonly referred to as the Twin Towers, represented economic and military strength, according to National Geographic. On Sept. 11, 2001, the Twin Towers were attacked by Taliban terrorists.
Each tower of the World Trade Center in New York City had 110 floors. This made them the tallest buildings in the world until 1974.
The twin towers, as the north and south towers of World Trade Center in New York City were known, were destroyed in coordinated terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Islamic extremists hijacked four commercial airliners that day, two of which were flown into the towers.
Although they were called "twins," the Twin Towers differed slightly in height, with one standing 1,368 feet tall and the other rising only to 1,362 feet tall, according to Skyscraper.org. Each building had 110 stories.
The twin towers, the two tallest buildings in the World Trade Center complex, were 1,368 and 1,362 feet tall. The two towers, known as One and Two World Trade Center, each had 110 stories.
Two hijacked planes hit the twin towers of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. American Airlines Flight 11 flew into the north tower at 8:45 a.m. United Airlines Flight 175 crashed into the south tower at 9:03 a.m.
The attack on the World Trade Center's twin towers occurred on Sept. 11, 2001. The attack was carried out by 19 members of the terrorist group al-Qaeda and involved the hijacking of four airline planes. Two of the planes were then deliberately crashed into the towers in a suicide attack.
One interesting fact about the Twin Towers Correctional Facility is that it is the largest jail in the world, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. In the United States, the facility is the biggest mental health center. In media reports it is often called the Twin Towers Jail.
An elevated HcG level, extreme fatigue, exaggerated morning sickness, rapid weight gain and an enlarged uterus are signs of a twin pregnancy, according to Pregnancy.org. In some cases, the only sign of a multiple pregnancy is a woman's intuition that she is carrying more than one baby, notes Family