What Happened on December 1, 2001

Historical Events

  • Captain Bill Compton brings Trans World Airlines Flight 220, an MD-83, into St. Louis International Airport bringing to an end 76 years of TWA operations following TWA's purchase by American Airlines.
  • Nicaraguan baseball team wins the Central American Games; Ramon Padilla ends 15 year stint with the national team with 2 homers in the 9-0 finale against Guatemala

Famous Birthdays

  • Aiko, Princess Toshi of Japan
Born in 2001

Famous Deaths

  • Ellis R. Dungan, American born Indian film director, dies at 92

About December 1, 2001

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 21 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Family Affair - Mary J. Blige
  • UK #1 Song: Have You Ever - S Club 7