On This Day

What Happened on June 4, 2001

Historical Events

  • Gyanendra, the last King of Nepal, ascends to the throne after the massacre in the Royal Palace

Famous Deaths

  • Dipendra of Nepal, Nepal prince who shot his parent and seven other family members, dies in a coma while technically King at 29
  • Joan Vohs, American model and actress (Fort Ti, Vice Squad, Sabrina), dies at 73
  • John Hartford [Harford], American folk and bluegrass fiddler, banjo player, and songwrite ("Gentle On My Mind"), dies at 63
2001 Highlights

About June 4, 2001

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: June Bank Holiday (Ireland), Queen's Birthday (New Zealand)

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