On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 2001

Historical Events

  • "Ain't Nothing 'bout You" single released by Brooks & Dunn
  • NEAR Shoemaker spacecraft touchdown in the "saddle" region of 433 Eros becoming the first spacecraft to land on an asteroid.

Famous Deaths

  • Kristina Söderbaum, German actress and photographer, dies at 88
2001 Highlights

About February 12, 2001

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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