On This Day

What Happened on December 21, 2000

Famous Deaths

Person of interestAlfred J. Gross

Alfred J. Gross, American inventor (invented the walkie-talkie), dies at 82

Inventor Alfred J. Gross
Alfred J. Gross
  • Edward Miller, British historian and Master (Fitzwilliam College Cambridge), dies at 85
2000 Highlights

About December 21, 2000

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius