On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 2001

Historical Events

  • Burhanuddin Rabbani, political leader of the Afghan Northern Alliance, hands over power in Afghanistan to the interim government headed by President Hamid Karzai.
  • Richard Reid attempts to destroy a passenger airliner by igniting explosives hidden in his shoes aboard American Airlines Flight 63.
2001 Highlights

About December 22, 2001

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn