On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 2000

Historical Events

  • Cricket Women's World Cup: New Zealand defeats Australia by 4 runs

Famous Deaths

  • Billy Barty [William John Bertanzetti,], American actor (Under the Rainbow, Foul Play), dies of heart failure at 76
  • Noor Jehan [Allah Rakhi Wasai], Pakistani singer and actress (Mela, Chann Way), dies at 74

Person of interestVictor Borge

Victor Borge [Borge Rosenbaum], Danish-American comedian and pianist, dies at 91

Comedian and Pianist Victor Borge
Comedian and Pianist
Victor Borge

2000 Highlights

About December 23, 2000

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn