What Happened on January 2, 2001

Historical Events

  • 67th Sugar Bowl: #3 Miami beats #7 Florida, 37-20
  • Sila Calderón becomes the first female Governor of Puerto Rico.

Famous Deaths

  • Elizabeth Wilkinson, English professor of German (University College London), dies at 91
  • Teri Diver, American actress, dies at 29
  • William P. Rogers, American Republican politician & US secretary of state (1969-73), dies at 87
2001 Highlights

About January 2, 2001

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Day after New Year's Day (New Zealand), New Year Holiday (United Kingdom)

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Independent Women Part I - Destiny's Child
  • UK #1 Song: Can We Fix It - Bob The Builder