On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 2001

Historical Events

<b>President Inaugurated</b>President Inaugurated

George W. Bush inaugurated as 43rd US President, Dick Cheney becomes 46th Vice President

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush
46th Vice President of the United States Dick Cheney
46th Vice President of the United States
Dick Cheney

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President of the Philippines Joseph Estrada is ousted in the EDSA II Revolution and succeeded by Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

President of the Philippines Joseph Estrada
President of the Philippines
Joseph Estrada
14th President of the Philippines Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
14th President of the Philippines
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo

Famous Weddings

  • "Fast Lane" actor Peter Facinelli (27) weds actress and director Jennie Garth (28) at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Montecito, California

Famous Deaths

  • Nico Assumpção, Brazilian bass player, dies at 46
2001 Highlights

About January 20, 2001

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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