On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 2000

Historical Events

Ostankino Tower

540-metre (1,772 ft)-tall Ostankino Tower in Moscow catches fire, three people are killed.

2000 Highlights

About August 27, 2000

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Doesn't Really Matter - Janet
  • UK #1 Song: Music - Madonna