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US National Day of Service and Remembrance

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Each year, the United States commemorates September 11th, the anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks,

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as National Day of Service and Memorial Day. This day is also known as Patriot Day in the United States.

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About 2,977 deaths and over 25,000 injuries were recorded on this day in 2001.

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Shortly after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks,

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President George W. Bush designated Friday, September 14, 2001, as a day of prayer and remembrance

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for the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

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The day came to be known as Patriot Day from

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the name of the law behind the declaration.