On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 2001

Historical Events

Sports History

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

Pierce Brosnan

"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

  • "Northern Exposure" actor Joshua Morrow (27) weds Tobe Keeney

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? 20 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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