On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 2001

Historical Events

  • The Tradition Senior Men's Golf, GC at Desert Mountain: Doug Tewell wins his second & final Champions Tour major by 9 strokes from Mike McCullough

Famous Deaths

  • Joey Ramone [Jeffrey Hyman], American punk rock singer and musician (The Ramones - "I Wanna Be Sedated"; Blitzkrieg Bop"; solo -"What a Wonderful World"), dies of lymphoma at 49
  • John Verrall, American composer, dies at 92
2001 Highlights

About April 15, 2001

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries