On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 2000

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Collins, American radio broadcaster (b.1942)
  • Derrick Thomas, American Pro and College Football Hall of Fame linebacker / end (Pro Bowl 1989–97; First-team All-Pro 1990–92; KC Chiefs), dies of a pulmonary embolism at 33
  • Sid Abel, Canadian ice hockey player (Detroit Red Wings), dies at 81
2000 Highlights

About February 8, 2000

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius