On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 2000

Historical Events

  • 33rd San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • In Zimbabwe, Parliament opens its new session and seats opposition members for the first time in a decade
  • Terrorist Carlos the Jackal sues France in the European Court of Human Rights for allegedly torturing him
  • The leaders of Salt Lake City's bid to win the 2002 Winter Olympics are indicted by a federal grand jury for bribery, fraud, and racketeering

Famous Deaths

  • Gregory Hill (also known as Malaclypse the Younger,) American writer (Principia Discordia), dies at 59
2000 Highlights

About July 20, 2000

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 20 years and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer