Remembering 9/11 2001:

8:45 a.m.: American Airlines Flight 11 out of Boston is hijacked and crashes into the north tower of the World Trade Center.
    
9:03 a.m.: United Airlines Flight 175 is also hijacked and crashes into the south tower of the World Trade Center.

9:17 a.m.: The Federal Aviation Administration closes all New York City airports.

9:21 a.m.: The Port Authoritycloses all bridges and tunnels in New York City.

9:30 a.m.: President Bush announces that the country has experienced an "apparent terrorist attack."

9:40 a.m.: The FAA closes down all flights at U.S. airports.

9:43 a.m.: American Airlines Flight 77 crashes into the Pentagon.

9:45 a.m.: The White House is evacuated.

10:05 a.m.: The south tower of the World Trade Center collapses.

10:10 a.m.: Walls of the Pentagon collapse.

10:10 a.m.: United Airlines Flight 93 is hijacked and crashes in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.

10:13 a.m.: The United Nations building id evacuated.

10:24 a.m.: All transatlantic aircraft flying into the United States are diverted to Canada.

10:28 a.m.: The World Trade Center's north tower collapses.

10:45 a.m.: All federal office buildings in Washington are evacuated.

10:57 a.m.: New York Governor George Pataki closes all state government offices.

11:02 a.m.: New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani tells New Yorkers to stay in their homes.

12:04 p.m.: Los Angeles International Airport is evacuated.

12:15 p.m: San Francisco International Airport is evacuated.

12:15 p.m.: U.S. borders with Canada and Mexico are put on high alert.

1:04 p.m.: Bush asks for prayers for those hut by the attacks and announces, "Make no mistake, the United States will hunt down and punish those responsible for these cowardly acts."

1:27 p.m.:Washington declares a state of emergency.

2:49 p.m.: New York subway services are partially operational again.

4 p.m: CNN reports that Saudi militant Osama bin Laden is suspected of coordinating the attacks.

4:25 p.m.: The American Stock Exchange, the Nasdaq and the New York Stock Exchange announce that they will remain closed on the next day.

5:20 p.m.: Building 7 of the World Trade Center complex collapses.

6:40 p.m.: Rumsfeld, the U.S. Secretary of Defense annouces that the Pentagon is operational.

8:30 p.m.: President Bush gives a national adress; "These acts shattered steel, but they cannot dent the steel of American resolve."

Remembering Lisa Beamer, Todd Beamer, and United Flight 93

By Livingly Staff on
Tomorrow is September 11th.  It's a day that many remember with great sadness, and for good reason.  It's also a day when we remember those aboard United Flight 93 and the families that they left behind.Lisa Beamer authored a book about her husband, Todd Beamer.  Todd was a hero aboard Flight 93.For context, let's remember Lisa and her story.  According to Wikipedia: Lisa Beamer is the widow of Todd Beamer, a victim of the United Flight 93 crash as part of the September 11, 2001 attacks in...Read Full Story
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