On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 2001

Famous Deaths

  • Giuseppe Sinopoli, Italian conductor and composer (Sunnyata; Lou Salomé), dies while conducting Verdi's "Aida" of a heart attack at 54
  • Maria Karnilova, American dancer and actress (Fiddler on the Roof, Ivan the Terrible), dies at 80
2001 Highlights

About April 20, 2001

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

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