On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 2001

Historical Events

  • Davis Cup Tennis, Melbourne: Nicolas Escudé defeats Wayne Arthurs of Australia 7-6, 6-7, 6-3, 6-3 to give France a 3-2 victory; 9th French title, despite not playing a single match on home soil
  • Enron files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the Southern District of New York

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Tony Fernandes' company Tune Air Sdn Bhd buys the heavily indebted AirAsia for 1 MYR (about USD 0.26 at the time)

Entrepreneur Tony Fernandes
Entrepreneur
Tony Fernandes

2001 Highlights

About December 2, 2001

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius