On This Day

What Happened on February 4, 2000

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.
  • Simulation video game "The Sims" developed by Maxis released in North America

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Albert, American politician, 54th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (1971-77) dies at 91
  • Doris Coley, American singer (The Shirelles), dies at 58
  • Phil Tonken, American radio and television announcer, dies at 80
2000 Highlights

About February 4, 2000

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius