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The Day a New Terrorism Was Born

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/the_day_a_new_terrorism_was_born_20060224

The modern era of global terrorism was launched on Sept. 6, 1970, when Palestinian hijackers tried to seize four commercial airliners bound for New York and land them at a remote landing strip in the Jordanian desert. Until Sept. 11, the date was known as "the blackest day in aviation history."

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