On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 2000

Historical Events

  • Utah's Jerry Sloan becomes 12th coach in NBA history to reach the 700-victory plateau when the Jazz defeat the LA Clippers, 112-75 at the Delta Center, Salt Lake City

Famous Deaths

  • Arkan [Željko Ražnatović], Serbian paramilitary leader, dies at 47
  • Frances "Fran" Ryan, American actress (Stripes, The Long Riders), dies of natural causes at 83
  • Georges-Henri Lévesque, Canadian Dominican priest and sociologist (b. 1903)
2000 Highlights

About January 15, 2000

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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