On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 2001

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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