President Biden will visit memorial locations to commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11.
Today Saturday, it will be 20 years since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
Two commercial jetliners were hijacked and slammed into the World Trade Center, the north tower at 8:46 a.m. and the south tower at 9:03 a.m. A third hijacked airline slammed into the Pentagon at 9:37 a.m.
The south tower of the World Trade Center fell 22 minutes later. After passengers battled and defeated the hijackers, a fourth hijacked jet crashed into a field in rural Shanksville, Pennsylvania, at 10:03 a.m.
The North Tower of the World Trade Center fell at 10:28 a.m.
There were 2,977 individuals murdered in all, including several first responders from New York City.
Several activities around the country will commemorate the anniversary, including the yearly memorial at the World Trade Center Memorial in Manhattan.
They will begin at the National September 11th Memorial & Museum in lower Manhattan at 8:30 a.m. and fly out to Shanksville, Pennsylvania. The president and first lady will attend a wreath-laying ceremony at the Flight 93 National Memorial at 12:30 p.m.
They will be joined by Vice President Kamala Harris and the second gentleman Doug Emhoff at the Pentagon at 4:30 p.m. where they will take part in the wreath-laying ceremony to honor the lives lost at the location.
President Biden will attend World Trade Center, Shakesville, and Pentagon memorial ceremonies.