On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 2000

Historical Events


Sport awardAustralian Open Women's Tennis

Australian Open Women's Tennis: American Lindsay Davenport claims her 3rd and final career Grand Slam title; beats Martina Hingis 6-1, 7-5

Tennis Player Martina Hingis
Tennis Player
Martina Hingis

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Karl Malone of the Utah Jazz becomes the 3rd player in NBA history to score 30,000 career points; finishes with 35 in a 96-94 loss to Minnesota; behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (38,387) and Wilt Chamberlain (31,419)


2000 Highlights

About January 29, 2000

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius