On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 2000

Historical Events


Music awardsGrammy Awards

42nd Grammy Awards: Smooth, Christina Aguilera wins


Famous Deaths

  • Albrecht Goes, German writer and theologian, dies at 91
  • Ofra Haza, Israeli singer (b. 1957)
  • Stanley Matthews CBE, English soccer forward (54 caps; Stoke City, Blackpool; 1st British player to be knighted), dies at 85
2000 Highlights

About February 23, 2000

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces