On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 2000

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Metallica file a lawsuit against P2P sharing phenomenon Napster. This lawsuit eventually leads the movement against file-sharing programs.

Heavy Metal Musician Jason Newsted
Heavy Metal Musician
Jason Newsted

Famous Deaths

  • Phil Katz, American computer programmer (Zip file format), dies from the effects of alcoholism at 37
  • Wilf Mannion, English footballer (b. 1918)
2000 Highlights

About April 14, 2000

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries