The Mars Polar Lander was launched.
Basketball player Michael Jordan announces his retirement only to return in 2001
A severe hailstorm strikes Sydney, Australia causing A$1.7 billion in insured damages, the most costly natural disaster in Australian history.
I was born at the Good Samartian.
A United Nations tribunal sentences five Bosnian Croats to up to 25 years for the 1993 killing of over 100 Muslims in a Bosnian village.
42nd Grammy Awards: Smooth, Christina Aguilera wins
19th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: at Corel State Spectrum
My second Christmas.
US President Bill Clinton awards former President Theodore Roosevelt a posthumous Medal of Honor for his service in the Spanish-American War.
9th ESPY Awards: Tiger Woods, Marion Jones win
I was flying to Idaho with my family for my Uncle's wedding.
The September 11 attacks were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks launched by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda upon the United States in New York City and the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area on Tuesday, September 11, 2001. The attacks killed almost 3000 people and caused at least $10 billion in property and infrastructure damage.
Michael Jackson receives the Artist of the Century award at the American music awards
28th People's Choice Awards: Tom Hanks & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Kelsey Grammer, Ray Romano & Jennifer Aniston win (TV)
The Canadian Dollar sets all-time low against the US Dollar (US$0.6179).