What Happened on December 26, 2000

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Jacob, British senior master (British Supreme Court), dies at 92
  • Jason Robards, American actor (A Thousand Clowns, Any Wednesday), dies at 78
  • Leo Gordon, American actor (Maverick, Circus Boy, Enos, Winds of War), dies of cardiac failure at 78
  • Paul Kont, Austrian composer, dies at 80
2000 Highlights

About December 26, 2000

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Holidays: Boxing Day (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Independent Women Part I - Destiny's Child
  • UK #1 Song: Can We Fix It - Bob The Builder