On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 2001

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Disney Channel series "Lizzie McGuire" premieres starring Hilary Duff

Actress and Singer Hilary Duff
Actress and Singer
Hilary Duff
  • Downtown Disney opens to the public in Anaheim

Famous Deaths

  • Affirmed, American racehorse (b. 1975)
  • Luiz Bonfá, Brazilian guitarist and composer (b. 1922)

Person of interestBill Hewlett

William Hewlett, American engineer and businessman (co-founder Hewlett-Packard), dies of a heart attack at 87

Electrical Engineer and Businessman Bill Hewlett
Electrical Engineer and Businessman
Bill Hewlett

2001 Highlights

About January 12, 2001

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn