What Happened on October 17, 2000

Historical Events

  • MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Seattle Mariners, 4 games to 2
  • Train crash at Hatfield, north of London, leading to collapse of Railtrack

Famous Deaths

  • Leo Nomellini, American College/Pro Football HOF defensive tackle (Uni of Minnesota; 6×First-team All-Pro; 10×Pro Bowl; NFL 1950s All-Decade Team; SF 49ers), dies of a stroke at 76

About October 17, 2000

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 5 months and 7 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