On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 2001

Historical Events

Sports History

Despite suffering from lung cancer and Parkinson's disease, Jack Buck stirs emotions by reading a patriotic-themed poem during the pregame ceremonies on baseball's first night back after the September 11th terrorist attacks

  • Major trading markets in the United States, including the New York Stock Exchange and the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), reopen for the first time since September 11

Famous Deaths

  • Lou Dog, Sublime mascot.
2001 Highlights

About September 17, 2001

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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