10 Years: Where You When Princess Diana Died?

As I was driving into school this morning, NPR alerted me to fact that today is the 10th anniversary of Princess Diana’s death.

For whatever odd reason, I remember where I was. Our family was in Canon Beach, Oregon and we were heading to the Ramey’s and had just arrived. Dad had a pager that received news alerts and such. I remember that I didn’t believe Dad at first. I’m not sure why I didn’t. And that’s how I found out.

Who else remembers where they were when Princess Diana died?

3 Replies to “10 Years: Where You When Princess Diana Died?”

  1. I remember watching the news reports with my mom as she got ready to go to bed that night. I remember not thinking that it was that big of a deal, sad though. It took me a while to realize, mostly after watching all the reports on the huge shrines that went up with hundreds upon hundreds of flowers, that Diana was really important. I guess it stems from the fact that we have no royalty in this country and I never understood how important and dear they are to their people.

  2. I was being stung by a swarm of yellow jackets. Overall I got over 50 stings. I came home and watched all the news reports while ice packs covered my body…

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