On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 2000

Famous Deaths

  • A. E. van Vogt, Canadian sci-fi author (Wizard of Linn), dies at 87
  • Don Budge, American tennis player (6 Grand Slam singles titles, Grand Slam 1938), dies of cardiac arrest at 84
  • Kathleen Hale, British children book writer and illustrator (Orlando), dies at 101
2000 Highlights

About January 26, 2000

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Australia Day (Australia), Republic Day (India)

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