On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 2001

Historical Events

  • Second mailing of anthrax letters from Trenton, New Jersey in the 2001 anthrax attack

Famous Deaths

  • Dagmar [Virginia Ruth Egnor], American actress, model, and television personality (Broadway's Open House), dies at 79
  • Herbert Ross, American film director and producer (b. 1927)
2001 Highlights

About October 9, 2001

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 20 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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