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Patriot Day – September 11, 2023

Patriot Day – September 11, 2023 – Patriot Day is observed on September 11 and gives all of us time to remember the devastating terror attacks that took nearly 3,000 lives. People commemorate those who lost their lives and give thanks to the brave first responders who placed their lives on the line.

When is Patriot Day 2023

The bravery of American citizens and uniformed personnel in the world’s most terrible terrorist attacks is recalled on Patriot Day on September 11.

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Patriot Day – History

On September 11, 2001 (also known as nine-eleven, 9-11), four planes were hijacked and The hijackers flew three planes into iconic buildings: the Pentagon in Washington DC and the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York.

The 4th plane was crashed in a field in Pennsylvania after the plane passengers combated the hijackers.

The plane was going to the White House, the U.S. Capitol, the Camp David presidential retreat in Maryland, or one of several nuclear power plants along the eastern seaboard, some believed.

In this devastating attack, Around 3,000 lives were lost between plane passengers and those in the buildings. It was the biggest act of terrorism ever in the United States.

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Patriot Day – Upcoming Dates

September 11, 2023Monday
September 11, 2024Wednesday
September 11, 2025Thursday
September 11, 2026Friday
September 11, 2027Saturday

Patriot Day – FAQs

Is Patriot Day a national holiday?

Patriot Day is remembered worldwide, and many people join in the moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. Eastern Time.

How many emergency workers were killed in 9-11?

There were 343 firefighters, 23 police officers, 37 Port Authority officers, 8 emergency medical techs and paramedics, and 1 patrolman who were killed during in nine-eleven attack.

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