On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 2001

Historical Events

  • The Russian Mir space station is disposed of, breaking up in the atmosphere before falling into the southern Pacific Ocean near Fiji

Famous Deaths

  • Irving "Sully" Boyar, American actor (Dog Day Afternoon, Car Wash), dies of a heart attack at 76
  • Rowland Evans, American news reporter (CNN-Evans & Novak), dies at 79
2001 Highlights

About March 23, 2001

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries