On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 2000

Historical Events

  • In a pre-dawn raid, federal agents seize six-year-old Elián González from his relatives' home in Miami, Florida.
  • The Big Number Change takes place in the United Kingdom

Famous Weddings

Emmitt Smith

NFL football player Emmitt Smith (31) weds Miss Virginia USA beauty queen Patricia Southall (29)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander H. Cohen, Broadway producer (Beyond the Fringe), dies at 79
2000 Highlights

About April 22, 2000

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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