On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 2000

Historical Events

Toronto Film Festival

25th Toronto International Film Festival: "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" directed by Ang Lee wins the People's Choice Award

Baseball Record

Sammy Sosa becomes the second player to hit 50 or more home runs in three consecutive years, joining Mark McGwire

Famous Weddings

Ken Jennings

Jeopardy game show winner Ken Jennings (26) weds Mindy Boam

Famous Deaths

  • Georgiy Gongadze, Ukrainian journalist (b. 1969)
2000 Highlights

About September 16, 2000

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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