What Happened on April 1, 2000

Historical Events

Boxing Title Fight

American boxer Chris Byrd wins WBO Heavyweight title after 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? 22 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Say My Name - Destiny's Child
  • UK #1 Song: Never Be The Same Again - Melanie C & Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes