What Happened on January 4, 2001

Historical Events

Music History

Rapper Vanilla Ice spends night in jail after allegedly ripping out some of his wife's hair during a row

NBA Record

Washington Wizards forward Michael Jordan becomes 4th player in NBA history to score 30,000 career points; hits a free throw in 2nd quarter of an 89-83 win against his old team, the Chicago Bulls

Famous Deaths

  • Les Brown, American big band bandleader (His Band of Renown - "Sentimental Journey"), dies at 88

About January 4, 2001

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 8 months and 22 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: Can We Fix It - Bob The Builder