|When is Patriot Day in 2013?|
Patriot Day in 2013 is on Wednesday, September 11th.
|What is Patriot Day?|
Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance, typically referred to as Patriot Day, is a celebrated every September 11th and is dedicated to remembering the 2,977 people killed in the September 11th, 2001 terrorists attacks on the World Trade Centers in New York City, New York, United States.
As part of Patriot Day, American Flags are flown at half-staff at the White House, U.S. Government buildings, and American homes while also observing a moment of silence beginning at 8:46 A.M. Eastern Standard Time, which is the time that the first plane crashed in the North Tower of the World Trade Center.
Patriot Day is often confused with Patriots' Day, a holiday commemorating the Battles of Lexington and Concord on April 19th, 1775 that is celebrated by Masschusetts, Maine and Wisconsin on the third monday of April.