What Happened on January 13, 2001

Historical Events

  • Atlanta Hawks retire Dominique Wilkins' No. 21 in pre-game ceremonies at Philips Arena; joins Bob Pettit and Lou Hudson as the only Hawks to have their numbers retired
  • Earthquake measuring magnitude 7.6 strikes El Salvador, killing more than 840 people

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Cuccione, Canadian actor, singer (2gether), and cancer research fundraiser, dies of respiratory failure at 16

About January 13, 2001

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 2 months and 15 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