What Happened on January 4, 2000

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 19 are killed after two trains collide in Asta, Norway
  • 2nd BCS National Championship: #1 Florida State beats #2 Virginia Tech, 46-29, at 66th Sugar Bowl

Event of interestEvent of Interest

A day after accepting the head coaching position of the New York Jets, Bill Belichick resigns

NFL Coach Bill Belichick
NFL Coach
Bill Belichick
  • After 2 months, Catherine Hartley and Fiona Thornewill, reach the South Poll, the same day as Sir Edmund Hillary 48 years before

Famous Birthdays

  • Rhiannon Leigh Wryn, American actress

Famous Deaths

  • Tom Fears, American football player (b. 1922)