What Happened on August 4, 2001

Historical Events

Cricket Record

Australian cricket spinner Shane Warne skittles England (162) with 6/33 to guide tourists to a 7 wicket 3rd Test victory at Trent Bridge; Aussies regain Ashes with record 7th straight Test win v England

Famous Weddings

  • "The Young and the Restless" actor Joshua Morrow (27) weds Tobe Keeney

Pierce Brosnan

Irish "James Bond" actor Pierce Brosnan (49) weds TV host and journalist Keely Shaye Smith (37) at the 785-year-old Ballintubber Abbey in County Mayo, Ireland

Famous Deaths

  • Lorenzo Music, American writer, actor and voice actor (Rhoda - "Carlton, the doorman"; Garfield), dies at 64
2001 Highlights

About August 4, 2001

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bootylicious - Destiny's Child
  • UK #1 Song: Eternal Flame - Atomic Kitten