On This Day

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, wrestler (b. 1924)
2000 Highlights

About October 17, 2000

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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