After the September 2001 attacks, Alan Jackson got inspiration to write his song "where were you. He sang it at the CMA's in 2001 as a tribute to all of the soldiers and people who had lost their lives that day.
It happened on this day.in 2001 - Suicide hijackers crashed two airliners into the World Trade Center in New York, causing the twin towers to collapse. Another hijacked airliner hit the Pentagon and a fourth crashed in a field in Pennsylvania.
Thomas E. Franklin (born is an American photographer for The Bergen Record, best known for his photograph Raising the Flag at Ground Zero, which depicts firefighters raising the American flag at the World Trade Center after the September 2001 attacks.