What Happened on March 20, 2000

Historical Events

  • Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, a former Black Panther once known as H. Rap Brown, is captured after a gun battle that leaves a Georgia sheriff's deputy dead

Papal Visit

Pope John Paul II visits Holy Land - Jordan, Israel, Palestine

Famous Birthdays

  • Hyunjin [Hwang Hyun-jin], South Korean dancer and K-pop rapper (Stray Kids - "Grow Up"), born in Seoul, South Korea
Born in 2000

Famous Deaths

  • Gene Eugene [Andrusco], Canadian-American actor, singer-songwriter (Adam Again; Lost Dogs), and record producer, dies of a brain aneurysm at 38
  • Vivian Fine, American composer (Women in the Garden), dies after a car accident at 86

About March 20, 2000

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 23 years and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Say My Name - Destiny's Child
  • UK #1 Song: Bag It Up - Geri Halliwell