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Historical Events Happened In 2000

Friday, 27 May 2016

Jan 06   Quebec Central Railway takes over the former CPR Quebec Central Lines. Service between Sherbrooke and Vallee Jonction resumed 24 June 2000. The new Quebec Central is operated by Express Marco Inc on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Quebec Central Railway takes over the former CPR Quebec Central Lines. Service between Sherbrooke and Vallee Jonction resumed 24 June 2000. The new Quebec Central is operated by Express Marco Inc on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 2000 an exhausted 14-year-old Tibetan Buddhist leader reaches India after trekking across the snowy Himalayas, a defection that embarrassed Chinese leaders who used him as a symbol of their rule over Tibet.  

Jan 16   In the year 2000 ricardo Lagos is elected Chile's first socialist president since Salvador Allende, whose government was toppled in a bloody 1973 military coup led by Gen Augusto Pinochet.  

Jan 17   Almost 50,000 people marched in Columbia, S.C., to protest the flying of the Confederate battle flag over the state Capitol on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 2000 film star Hedy Lamarr, 86, found dead in her Florida home  

Jan 20   In the year 2000 moveable Media, internet pioneer, is founded  

Jan 20   On this day in history sen. Jesse Helms, R-N.C., warned the U.N. Security Council that the United States would withdraw from the world body if it failed to respect American sovereignty.  

Feb 01   In the year 2000 scientists at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico say they have traced the origin of the AIDS virus to around 1930.  

Feb 03   Natalie Rasmussen and Ryan Crump start dating on this day in history.  

Feb 12   Former Dallas Cowboys coach Tom Landry dies at age 75 after battling leukemia for nine months on this day in history.  

Feb 12   On this day in history peanuts creator Charles Schulz dies of colon cancer in his Santa Rosa, California, home at age 77.  

Feb 14   Tornadoes rip through southwestern Georgia just after midnight, killing 19 people and injuring more than 100 others on this day in history.  

Feb 28   A 6.8 earthquake shook the Pacific Northwest resulting in injuries and over 1 billion dollars damage in the year 2000.  

Mar 23   In the year 2000 papua New Guinea agrees to create an autonomous government on Bougainville island and says it may hold a referendum on independence following autonomy;  

Mar 24   Two 18-year-old boys are arrested in Britain on charges of breaking into e-commerce Internet sites in five countries, stealing information on more than 26,000 credit card accounts and posting some of it on the Web on this day in history.  

Mar 29   A US Air Force report shows a link between Agent Orange and diabetes in veterans who sprayed the chemical in the Vietnam War. Finally on this day in history.  

Apr 02   On this day in history french archaeologists announce they have discovered the remains of a 4,000-year-old queen's pyramid south of Cairo, complete with texts of special prayers previously found only with kings  

Apr 03   62nd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship at RCA Dome Indianapolis in the year 2000.  

Jun 04   In Southern Sumatera, Indonesia a 7.9 quake resulted in at least 103 people killed, 2,174 injured, extensive damage (VI) and landslides in the Bengkulu area; minor injuries and damage on Enggano on this day in history.  

Jun 08   Pultizer Prize Winning cartoonist Jeff MacNelly, creator of the comic strip Shoe, dies of cancer at age 52 on this day in history.  

Jun 19   The last rail on the order books of Sysco (Sydney Steel) is rolled on this day in history.  

Aug 05   Sir Alec Guinness, revered as one of Britain's most versatile actors, dies at 86 in the year 2000.  

Aug 15   A group of 100 separated family members from North Korea arrive in South Korea for temporary reunions with relatives they have not seen for half a century on this day in history.  

Aug 16   In the year 2000 heather breaks up with Wayne for good after 5 years and she says, " I'M FINALLY FREE!! "  

Aug 21   In the year 2000 british troops are rushed on to Belfast streets after two men are killed in a violent feud between Protestant guerrilla groups.  

Aug 23   In the year 2000 a Gulf Air Airbus jetliner with 140 aboard crashes into the Persian Gulf near Bahrain shortly after takeoff, leaving no survivors.  

Aug 23   On this day in history in a 'reality TV' record an estimated 51 million US viewers tuned in for the finale of CBS' series Survivor, in which contestant Richard Hatch won the $US1 million prize.  

Sep 11   Scientists confirm the long held suspicion It can take just a few cigarettes to become addicted. Research shows some 12 and 13-year-olds show signs of addiction within days of their first cigarette in the year 2000.  

Sep 11   Scientists confirm the long held suspicion: It can take just a few cigarettes to become addicted. Research shows some 12 and 13-year-olds show signs of addiction within days of their first cigarette on this day in history.  

Sep 20   In the year 2000 terrorists launch a small missile at Britain's MI6 intelligence headquarters in London.  

Oct 06   On this day in history heather and Brent started going out  

Oct 12   USS Cole (Destroyer) was bombed while refuling in Aden, Yemen 17 sailors lost their lives on this day in history.  

Oct 17   On this day in history pope John Paul and Britain's Queen Elizabeth meet and speak of their hopes for Christian unity. It is her first visit to the Vatican in 20 years  

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Jun 17   In the year 2000 birth of ismail Mahomed, South African and Namibian Chief Justice (d. 1931)  

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Jan 01   In the year 2000 death of colin Vaughan, Australian political journalist (b. 1931)  

Jan 02   Patrick O'Brian, British novelist (b. 1914) died in the year 2000.  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of tom Fears, American football player (b. 1922)  

Jan 06   Don Martin, American cartoonist (b. 1931) died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Gary Albright, American professional wrestler (b. 1963) died in the year 2000.  

Jan 08   In the year 2000 death of fritz Thiedemann, German equestrianist (b. 1918)  

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