What Happened on April 1st, 2001

Day of Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 20th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Notre Dame beats Purdue 68-66

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Former president of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Milošević surrenders to police special forces, to be tried on charges of war crimes.

President of Serbia and Yugoslavia Slobodan Milosevic
President of Serbia and Yugoslavia
Slobodan Milosevic
  • Same-sex marriage becomes legal in the Netherlands - first country in the world.

Famous Deaths

  • Jo-Jo Moore, American baseball player (b. 1908)
  • Olivia Barclay, British astrologer (b. 1919)
  • Trinh Cong Son, Vietnamese composer (b. 1939)