On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 2001

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Auto Racer Dale Earnhardt
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Dale Earnhardt

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
2001 Highlights

About July 7, 2001

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer