What Happened on January 10, 2001

Historical Events

  • A large piece of the chalk cliff at Beachy Head collapses into the sea.
  • The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge will not be designated as a national monument, the White House announces; a move environmentalist groups had been pressing for to prevent oil drilling

Famous Deaths

  • Jacques Marin, French character actor (The Vintage, Charade), dies at 81

About January 10, 2001

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Independent Women Part I - Destiny's Child
  • UK #1 Song: Touch Me - Rui Da Silva Ft. Cassandra