On This Day

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 leader (His Band of Renown - "Sentimental Journey"), dies at 88
2001 Highlights

About January 4, 2001

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 11 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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