On September 11, citizens of the USA observe Patriot Day. One of the most horrifying tragedies in the history of the United States happened on this day in 2001. Thousands of innocent people became victims of terrorist attacks. In this article, you can find guidelines on how to commemorate Patriot Day in the USA.
Know What Happened
On September 11, 2001 terrorists hijacked four passenger aircrafts. Three of them were crushed into the Twin Towers in New York, the Pentagon in Virginia. The fourth one was crushed into a field in Pennsylvania because passengers of the airliner tried to fight the terrorists.
Pay Tribute to the Perished at Memorials
The number of people who lost their lives to these terrorist attacks is truly horrifying. There are memorials all over the country, which commemorate the memory of thousands of perished people. Visit one of them to bring flowers or to simply show your respect with your presence.
Respect Moments of Silence
There are six moments when everybody keeps silent to commemorate the tragic events which took place at that time. They are 8:46 AM 9:03 a.m., 9:37 a.m., 9:59 a.m., 10:03 a.m., 10:28 a.m.
Show your respect to the victims of this tragedy and commemorate Patriot Day!