What Happened on October 16, 2000

Historical Events

  • MLB National League Championship: New York Mets beat St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 1

Famous Deaths

  • Mel Carnahan, American politician (b. 1934)
  • Rick Jason [Richard Jacobson], American stage and screen actor (Combat! - "Lt. Hanley"; The Fountain of Youth; Day of the Wolves), dies of a self-inflicted gunshot at 77
2000 Highlights

About October 16, 2000

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You) - Christina Aguilera
  • UK #1 Song: Beautiful Day - U2