Historical Events on February 18, 2001

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 43rd Daytona 500: Michael Waltrip wins (161.783 MPH)
  • Crash during Daytona 500 race on last lap claims life of Dale Earnhardt

Event of interestEvent of Interest

FBI agent Robert Hanssen is arrested for spying for the Soviet Union. He was ultimately convicted and sentenced to life in prison.

FBI Agent and Soviet Spy Robert Hanssen
FBI Agent and Soviet Spy
Robert Hanssen