On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 2000

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dan Marino's #13 jersey is retired by the Miami Dolphins

Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback Dan Marino
Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback
Dan Marino

Music concertFarm Aid Concert

Farm Aid 2000 held in Bristow, Virginia; performers include Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, CSN&Y, Arlo Guthrie, Sawyer Brown, Alan Jackson, Travis Tritt, North Mississippi Allstars, Barenaked Ladies, and Tipper Gore

Country Singer Willie Nelson
Country Singer
Willie Nelson
Singer-songwriter Neil Young
Singer-songwriter
Neil Young
Singer-songwriter John Mellencamp
Singer-songwriter
John Mellencamp

Famous Deaths

  • Nicole Reinhart, American cyclist (b. 1976)
  • Paula Yates, English TV personality (The Big Breakfast), dies of a drug overdose at 41
2000 Highlights

About September 17, 2000

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo