Who Ramzi Ahmed Yousef, Mohammad Salameh, Abdul Yasin, Mahmoud Abouhalima, Ahmed Ajaj, Nidal Ayyad, and Eyad Ismoil.
What: A terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, when a truck bomb detonated below the North Tower.
Where: North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City
When: February 26th, 1993, 9:18 A.M.
Why: Deep resentment toward United States policies in the Middle East.
How: 1,310 pound bomb was placed in a Ryder Rental Truck in the basement of the North Tower.
Impact on History: First ever terrorist attack on U.S. Soil.
Events or Changes in Society: The buildings’ owner repaired the damage, upgraded elevators and electrical systems, put battery-operated emergency lights and luminescent paint in the stairwells, and set up emergency command centers.