On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 2001

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Rapper Vanilla Ice
Rapper
Vanilla Ice

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Basketball Superstar Michael Jordan
Basketball Superstar
Michael Jordan

Famous Deaths

  • Les Brown, American big band leader (His Band of Renown - "Sentimental Journey"), dies at 88
2001 Highlights

About January 4, 2001

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn