The September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks happened exactly 19 years ago Friday.
For many people, the attacks were the biggest news story of their lifetime. Almost all who experienced it can remember where they were when they heard of the attacks.
Many people who remember that day also recall the following morning, when newspapers around the world captured the horror, shock, and sadness people felt.
The Newseum, a museum in Washington, DC, that chronicled the history of media, archived more than 100 newspapers from September 12, 2001, the day after the attacks. The front pages of these newspapers, bearing headlines like "ACT OF WAR" and "AMERICA'S DARKEST DAY," underscore the impact the attacks had on the American psyche.
Here is what newspapers looked like the day after September 11, 2001.
The New York Times
New York Times / Source: Newseum
New York Post / Source: Newseum
New York Daily News
New York Daily News / Source: Newseum
The Washington Post / Source: Newseum
USA Today / Source: Newseum
The Atlanta Constitution
The Atlanta Constitution / Source: Newseum
The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times / Source: Newseum
Detroit Free Press
Detroit Free Press / Source: Newseum
The San Francisco Examiner
The San Francisco Examiner / Source: Newseum
Chicago Tribune / Source: Newseum
Newsday / Source: Newseum
People / Source: Newseum
Seattle Post-Intelligencer / Source: Newseum
Canada's The Globe and Mail
The Globe and Mail / Source: Newseum
London's The Daily Telegraph
The Daily Telegraph / Source: Newseum
London's The Times
The Times / Source: Newseum
Melbourne's Herald Sun
Herald Sun / Source: Newseum
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