On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 2001

Historical Events

Film Premier

"Jurassic Park III", starring Sam Neill and William H Macy, premieres in the US

Actor Sam Neill
Sam Neill

Famous Divorces

Meg Ryan

"Kate & Leopold" actress Meg Ryan (38) divorces actor Dennis Quaid (46) after 9 years of marriage

Actress Meg Ryan
Meg Ryan

Famous Deaths

  • Maurice De Bevere, Belgian cartoonist (b. 1923)
  • Terry Gordy, American professional wrestler, dies at 40
2001 Highlights

About July 16, 2001

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

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer