2001 (MMI) wis a common year that stairtit on a Monanday. In the Gregorian calendar, it wis the 2001st year o the Common Era or the Anno Domini designation. It wis the 2nt year o the 2000s decade, an the 1st year o the 21st century an the 3rd millennium.
|Centuries:||20t century – 21st century – 22nt century|
|Decades:||1970s 1980s 1990s – 2000s – 2010s 2020s 2030s|
|Years:||1998 1999 2000 – 2001 – 2002 2003 2004|
- September 11 – 2,977 victims are killed in the September 11 attacks at the Warld Trade Center in New York Ceety, New York, The Pentagon in Arlington Coonty, Virginie, an in rural Shanksville, Pennsylvanie efter American Airlines Flicht 11 an United Airlines Flicht 175 are hijacked an crash intae the Warld Trade Center's Twin Touers, American Airlines Flicht 77 is hijacked an crashes intae the Pentagon, an United Airlines Flicht 93 is hijacked an crashes intae grassland in Shanksville, due tae the passengers fichtin tae regain control o the airplane. The Warld Trade Center touers collapse as a result o the crashes.