What Happened on January 18, 2001

Historical Events

  • New York's Mike Richter picks up his 267th career NHL win to become the winningest goaltender in team history; passes Ed Giacomin; Rangers beat the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs, 2-1 in overtime

Famous Deaths

  • Al Waxman, Canadian actor (b. 1935)
  • Reg Prentice, British government minister, dies at 77
2001 Highlights

About January 18, 2001

Day of the Week: Thursday
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: Love Don't Cost A Thing - Jennifer Lopez