On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 2000

Historical Events

  • A team led by Brigitte Senut and Martin Pickford discover Orrorin tugenensis, one of the earliest species on the human family tree that lived about 6 million years ago, in the Tugen Hills, Kenya

Famous Deaths

  • Don Brooks, American session and touring harmonica player (Waylon Jennings; Ken Burns' "The Civil War"), dies of leukemia at 53
2000 Highlights

About October 25, 2000

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

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