What Happened on June 1, 2001

Historical Events

  • Dolphinarium massacre: A Hamas suicide bomber kills 21 at a disco in Tel Aviv
  • Nepalese Royal Massacre: Crown Prince Dipendra of Nepal slaughters his parents, two siblings, and five other family members during dinner at the Narayanhiti Palace, in Katmandu

Famous Deaths

  • Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, King of Nepal (1972-2001), killed by his son Dipendra in the Nepalese Royal Massacre at 55
  • Hank Ketcham, American cartoonist (Dennis the Menace), dies of prostate cancer at 81
  • Queen Aiswarya of Nepal, killed by her son Dipendra in the Nepalese Royal Massacre at 51

About June 1, 2001

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 22 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Lady Marmalade - Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & P!nk
  • UK #1 Song: Do You Really Like It - Dj Pied Piper & The Masters Of Ceremonies