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

Sports record brokenNBA Record

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? 21 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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