On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 2000

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mass demonstrations in Belgrade lead to resignation of Serbian strongman Slobodan Milošević. These demonstrations are often called the Bulldozer Revolution.

President of Serbia and Yugoslavia Slobodan Milošević
President of Serbia and Yugoslavia
Slobodan Milošević

Famous Deaths

  • Cătălin Hîldan, Romanian footballer (b. 1976)
  • Keith Roberts, English writer (Irish Encounter, Ladies from Hell), dies at 65
  • Sidney R. Yates, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois), dies at 91
2000 Highlights

About October 5, 2000

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra