What Happened on July 20, 2001

Historical Events

Film & TV History

"Spirited Away " written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki is released in Japan (Academy Award Best Animated Feature 2003)

  • Italy: The 27th Annual G8 summit opens in Genoa. An Italian protester in Genoa, Carlo Giuliani, is shot by police.
  • The London Stock Exchange goes public.

Famous Deaths

  • Carlo Giuliani, Italian anarchist (b. 1978)
  • Werner Haentjes, German conductor and composer of operas and film scores, dies at 77
2001 Highlights

About July 20, 2001

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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

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