The names of the six victims in the Feb. 26, 1993, World Trade Center bombing inscribed in bronze on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Amy Dreher.
At 12:18 p.m. on Feb. 26, 1993, an explosion ripped through the B-2 level of the belowground parking garage, opening a crater 150-feet wide and several stories deep underneath the North Tower. People on the top floors of the towers and in surrounding buildings felt the force of the explosion.Read more
A model of the damaged World Trade Center parking garage, which is currently on display in Foundation Hall at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Monika Graff, 9/11 Memorial.
During his weekly radio address, President Bill Clinton pledged full federal support for the investigation, stating that, “Working together, we’ll find out who was involved and why this happened.”Read more
Window glass fragment recovered after the Feb. 26, 1993, World Trade Center bombing by FEMA responder Harold Edward Spedding, Gift of Daniel Sassa in remembrance of those lost in the 1993 and 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center. Photo by 9/11 Museum Collections staff.
A small fragment of green-tinted window glass tells a critical story of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.Read more