Historical Events For 2000
Friday, 23 June 2017
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 On this day in history 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.
Jan 07 On this day in history 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 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 in the year 2000.
Jan 17 In the year 2000 almost 50,000 people marched in Columbia, S.C., to protest the flying of the Confederate battle flag over the state Capitol.
Jan 19 On this day in history film star Hedy Lamarr, 86, found dead in her Florida home
Jan 20 Moveable Media, internet pioneer, is founded in the year 2000.
Jan 20 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 on this day in history.
Feb 01 Scientists at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico say they have traced the origin of the AIDS virus to around 1930 on this day in history.
Feb 03 On this day in history natalie Rasmussen and Ryan Crump start dating
Feb 12 In the year 2000 former Dallas Cowboys coach Tom Landry dies at age 75 after battling leukemia for nine months.
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 on this day in history.
Mar 23 On this day in history 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 in the year 2000.
Apr 02 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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 2000.
Jun 08 Pultizer Prize Winning cartoonist Jeff MacNelly, creator of the comic strip Shoe, dies of cancer at age 52 in the year 2000.
Jun 19 The last rail on the order books of Sysco (Sydney Steel) is rolled in the year 2000.
Aug 05 Sir Alec Guinness, revered as one of Britain's most versatile actors, dies at 86 on this day in history.
Aug 15 In the year 2000 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.
Aug 16 Heather breaks up with Wayne for good after 5 years and she says, " I'M FINALLY FREE!! " on this day in history.
Aug 21 British troops are rushed on to Belfast streets after two men are killed in a violent feud between Protestant guerrilla groups in the year 2000.
Aug 23 On this day in history a Gulf Air Airbus jetliner with 140 aboard crashes into the Persian Gulf near Bahrain shortly after takeoff, leaving no survivors.
Aug 23 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 on this day in history.
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 11 On this day in history 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.
Sep 20 In the year 2000 terrorists launch a small missile at Britain's MI6 intelligence headquarters in London.
Oct 06 In the year 2000 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 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 in the year 2000.