On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 2001

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • ENI of Italy signs a $550 million contract to develop Iran's Darquain field, expected to produce 160,000 barrels of petroleum per day

Famous Deaths

  • Chet Atkins, American guitarist (Me & My Guitar), dies at 77
  • Joe Henderson, American jazz saxophonist, dies at 64