On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 2000

Historical Events

  • The 800+ deaths of members of the Ugandan cult Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God is considered to be a mass murder and suicide orchestrated by leaders of the cult
2000 Highlights

About March 17, 2000

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: St. Patrick's Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Say My Name - Destiny's Child
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Give Up - Chicane Ft. Bryan Adams