Thousands of deaths occurred when three hijacked planes flew into the World Trade Center in New York City.
This act was signed into law by President Bush in response to the 9/11 and anthrax attacks. Congress passed this legislation to strengthen national security.
This agency was created in order to have more security and power to prevent anything like 9/11 from happening again.
The Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated as it entered Earth's atmosphere. It killed seven crew members. After this event, space shuttle flight operations were suspended for more than two years.
21 people died and 50 were injured as a result of the panic caused by security guards use of pepper spray in order to break up the fight.
US, UK, Australia, and Poland invade Iraq signaling the start of Operation Iraqi Freedom whose goal was to overthrow the government of Saddam Hussein.
This social networking system was founded by Mark Zuckerberg and his Harvard peers. Today, it has more than 2.3 billion monthly active users.
Massachusetts was the first state to legalize same-sex marriage following the Supreme Court's decision about the Goodridge Vs. Department of Public Health Case.
Former US President Ronald Reagan dies after complications with Alzheimer's disease.
Hurricane Katrina devastates the South killing thousands of people and causing $81 billion in damage (costliest natural disaster in US history).