Historical Events on December 22, 2001

About Dec 22, 2001

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 9 months and 29 days

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.