On This Day

What Happened on February 4, 2000

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • German extortionist Klaus-Peter Sabotta is jailed for life for attempted murder and extortion in connection with the sabotage of German railway lines.

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Albert, American politician, 54th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (b. 1908)
  • Doris Coley, American singer (The Shirelles), dies at 58
  • Phil Tonken, American radio and television announcer, dies at 80