On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 2000

Historical Events


Music awardsMusic Awards

34th Country Music Association Award: Dixie Chicks, Faith Hill & Tim McGraw wins

Country Singer Faith Hill
Country Singer
Faith Hill
Singer-Songwriter Natalie Maines
Singer-Songwriter
Natalie Maines

Famous Deaths

  • Benjamin Orr [Orzechowski], American rock bassist and singer (The Cars - "Just What I Needed", "Drive") dies of pancreatic cancer at 53
  • Michael Smith, English-Canadian biochemist (Nobel 1993- Site-directed mutagenesis), dies at 68
  • Yu Kuo-hwa, former Premier of Taiwan (b. 1914)
2000 Highlights

About October 4, 2000

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra