On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 2000

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

French Open champion Gustavo Kuerten of Brazil wins the season-ending Tennis Masters Cup for the only time; beats Andre Agassi 6–4, 6–4, 6–4 in the final in Lisbon, Portugal

Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi

Famous Deaths

  • Gwendolyn Brooks, American poet (Bean Eaters, Annie Allen, Pulitzer 1950), dies at 83
  • Hoyt Curtin, American composer (Hanna-Barbera cartoon theme songs), dies at 78
2000 Highlights

About December 3, 2000

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius