Two beams of light represent the former Twin Towers of the WTC during the memorial of the 9/11 attacks.
Patriot Day was designated in memory of the 2,977 killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The Twin Towers of the World Trade Center collapsed after two passenger airliners, hijacked by al-Qaeda terrorists, were crashed into them.
Holidays in the United States
Observing a moment of silence; keeping the American flag flow at half-staff; holding memorial ceremonies for the victims
US-population and friends
Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance
US-President George Bush
Terrorists attacked the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.