On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 2001

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

Australian Open Women's Tennis: Jennifer Capriati wins her first Grand Slam title; beats Martina Hingis 6-4, 6-3

Tennis Player Martina Hingis
Tennis Player
Martina Hingis

Famous Deaths

  • André Prévost, Canadian composer, dies at 66
  • Stavros Damianides, Greek musician (b. 1941)