On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 2000

Historical Events

  • American boxer Chris Byrd wins WBO Heavyweight title when Ukrainian champion Vitali Klitschko retires with a shoulder injury at the end of the 9th round in Berlin, Germany
  • Michelle Kwan pushes through all 7 triple jumps at the Palais des Exposition in Nice, France to become the first American since Peggy Flemming to win 3 world figure skating titles

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Mackenzie Stuart, Baron Mackenzie-Stuart, Scottish jurist, dies at 75
2000 Highlights

About April 1, 2000

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries