On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 2000

Historical Events

  • Australia clinches first Tri Nations Rugby Series with a 19-18 win over South Africa in Durban; Wallabies centre Stirling Mortlock lands 4 penalties and a conversion

Famous Deaths

  • Akbar Adibi, Iranian scientist (b. 1939)
  • [Douglas] Allen Woody, American bassist (The Allman Brothers Band, Gov't Mule), dies at 44
2000 Highlights

About August 26, 2000

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 2 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo