On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 2001

Historical Events


Battle of Interest9/11 Attack on New York's World Trade Towers

Historic National Prayer Service held at Washington National Cathedral for victims of the September 11 attacks. A similar service is held in Canada on Parliament Hill, the largest vigil ever held in the nation's capital.

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UA Flight 175 flies toward the South Tower of the World Trade Center while the North Tower burns
UA Flight 175 flies toward the South Tower of the World Trade Center while the North Tower burns
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Famous Deaths

  • Barbara Mary Ansell, UK founder of paediatric rheumatology, dies at 78
  • Stelios Kazantzidis, Greek singer, dies at 70
2001 Highlights

About September 14, 2001

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo