On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 2000

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Zack de la Rocha announces he is leaving rock band Rage Against the Machine

Guitarist Tom Morello
Tom Morello

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actress Demi Moore (37) divorces actor Bruce Willis (45) due to irreconcilable differences after 13 years of marriage

Actress Demi Moore
Demi Moore
Actor Bruce Willis
Bruce Willis

Famous Deaths

  • Gwyneth “Gwen” Verdon, American actress, singer and dancer (Cotton Club, Sweet Charity), dies at 75
  • Julie London, American singer and actress (Nurse McCall-Emergency), dies at 74
2000 Highlights

About October 18, 2000

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra