What Happened on August 9, 2000

Historical Events

Historic Event

South African President Thabo Mbeki unveils the Women's Monument commemorating the role of women in the anti-apartheid struggle

Famous Birthdays

  • Arlo Parks [Ana├»s Marinho], British singer-songwriter (Collapsed in Sunbeams - 2021 Mercury Prize), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Fouad Serageddin, Egyptian politician and leader of Egypt's Wafd Party, dies at 88
  • John Harsanyi, Hungarian-American economist (Nobel Prize in Economics, 1994, for game theory), and educator (University of California, Berkeley, 1964-90), dies of a heart attack at 80 [1]
  • Nicholas Markowitz, American teenager kidnapped and murdered by Jesse James Hollywood at 15
2000 Highlights

About August 9, 2000

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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