Also in 2001
May 23, 2006
The following events also occurred in 2001...
- The nation mourns the attacks of Sept. 11.
- After Sept. 11, an Anthrax scare sweeps the nation, as opening the mail becomes a frightful task.
- Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone and Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring duke it out for box office supremacy.
- Mike Myers lends his voice to the highly successful movie Shrek.
- The stem cell research debate heated up.
- Timmothy McVeigh was put to death six years after he was found guilty of the Oklahoma City bombing.
- Legendary NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt dies in a car crash during the last lap of the Daytona 500.
- R&B and movie star Aaliyah dies in a plan crash.
- Actor Robert Blake is accused of murdering his wife.