On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 2001

Historical Events

  • Petrobras 36 Oil Platform, the world's largest oil rig, sinks with 400,000 US gallons of fuel and crude oil aboard, after suffering three explosions on March 15

Famous Deaths

  • Luis Alvarado, Puerto Rican baseball player (b. 1949)
2001 Highlights

About March 20, 2001

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces