On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 2000

Historical Events

  • Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands unveils the Man With Two Hats monument in Apeldoorn and the other in Ottawa on May 11, 2000. Symbolically linking both Netherlands and Canada for their assistance throughout World War II.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Bill Clinton announces that accurate GPS access would no longer be restricted to the United States military

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton

Famous Birthdays

  • Angel Sy, Filipina child actor, born in Bulacan, Philippines
  • Thomas Dean, British swimmer (Olympic gold men's 200m freestyle, 4x200m freestyle relay), born in London, England
2000 Highlights

About May 2, 2000

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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