What Happened on September 2, 2001

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • German Ferrari driver Michael Schumacher wins the Belgian Grand Prix at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps for his record 52nd F1 Grand Prix victory

Famous Deaths

  • Christiaan Barnard, South African cardiac surgeon (perform 1st heart transplant), dies from a severe asthma attack at 78
  • Jay Migliori, American saxophonist (Supersax), dies at 70
  • Troy Donahue, American actor (b. 1936)