On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 2000

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
2000 Highlights

About July 15, 2000

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer