What Happened on December 22, 2001

Historical Events

Historic Event

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? 21 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: How You Remind Me - Nickelback
  • UK #1 Song: Somethin' Stupid - Robbie Williams & Nicole Kidman