9/11 memorial events in New York City, Washington, Pennsylvania
Updated 3:07 PM ET, Sun September 11, 2016
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- 2,977 people died in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001
- The first moment of silence Sunday was at 8:46 a.m., the time of the first attack
New York (CNN)The recitations of the nearly 3,000 names of the dead rose toward a cloudy sky over lower Manhattan Sunday morning like an epic poem chronicling one of America's saddest days.