On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 2001

Historical Events

Historic Event

US President George W. Bush announces his support for federal funding of limited research on embryonic stem cells.

2001 Highlights

About August 9, 2001

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 9 months and 17 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