On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 2000

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • World record Rugby attendance of 108,874 see New Zealand beat Australia, 39-35 in Tri Nations match at Stadium Australia, Sydney; 5 tries each with Andrew Mehrtens' goal kicking (6) the difference

Famous Deaths

  • Genrikh Matusovich Vagner, Belarusian composer, dies at 78
  • Louis Quilico, Canadian baritone (b. 1925)
  • Paul Young, English singer (Mike + The Mechanics), dies of a cardiac arrest at 53