On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 2000

Historical Events

  • First patient to receive the Jarvik 2000, the first total artificial heart that can maintain blood flow in addition to generating a pulse

Famous Deaths

  • Hugh Hood, Canadian author (White Figure, White Ground), dies at 72
2000 Highlights

About August 1, 2000

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 20 years and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo