What Happened on September 16, 2000

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 25th Toronto International Film Festival: "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" directed by Ang Lee wins the People's Choice Award

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Sammy Sosa becomes the second player to hit 50 or more home runs in three consecutive years, joining Mark McGwire

MLB Outfielder Sammy Sosa
MLB Outfielder
Sammy Sosa
MLB First Baseman Mark McGwire
MLB First Baseman
Mark McGwire

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Jeopardy game show winner Ken Jennings (26) weds Mindy Boam

74 Time Jeopardy Champion Ken Jennings
74 Time Jeopardy Champion
Ken Jennings

Famous Deaths

  • Georgiy Gongadze, Ukrainian journalist (b. 1969)