On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 2001

Historical Events

  • 9th UEFA Champions League Final: Bayern Munich beats Valencia (1-1, 5-4 on penalties) at Milan
  • Marco Siffredi becomes the first person to snowboard down Mount Everest via the Norton Couloir (some share record accreditation with Stefan Gatt)

Famous Deaths

  • Tommy Eyre, British touring and session keyboardist, and musical director (Joe Cocker, Gerry Rafferty, Wham!), dies of esophageal cancer at 51
2001 Highlights

About May 23, 2001

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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