On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 2000

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Heavy Metal Musician Jason Newsted
Heavy Metal Musician
Jason Newsted

Famous Deaths

  • Frenchy Bordagaray, American baseball player (b. 1910)
  • Phil Katz, American computer programmer (Zip file format), dies from the effects of alcoholism at 37
  • Wilf Mannion, English footballer (b. 1918)