On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 2001

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Australian cricketer Karen Rolton smashes an unbeaten 209 to set a new world record for highest score in a women's Test in Australia's 9 wicket win v England at Headingley
  • In his first appearance at Daytona since the death of father Dale Earnhardt Sr., Dale Jr. wins Pepsi 400 coming from 7th with 9 laps remaining to beat teammate Michael Waltrip

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

"Charlie's Angels" star Drew Barrymore (26) weds actor-comedian Tom Green (29) in Malibu


Famous Deaths

  • Edward Fiennes-Clinton, Australian-born 18th Earl of Lincoln, dies at 88
  • Frederick "Fred" Neil, American folk singer-songwriter and dolphin conservationist (Everybody's Talkin'), dies from skin cancer at 65