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Historical Events In 2000

Monday, 16 May 2022

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 in the year 2000.  

Jan 06   In the year 2000 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   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   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   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   On this day in history film star Hedy Lamarr, 86, found dead in her Florida home  

Jan 20   On this day in history moveable Media, internet pioneer, is founded  

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 in the year 2000.  

Feb 01   On this day in history 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 in the year 2000.  

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

Feb 14   In the year 2000 tornadoes rip through southwestern Georgia just after midnight, killing 19 people and injuring more than 100 others.  

Feb 28   On this day in history a 6.8 earthquake shook the Pacific Northwest resulting in injuries and over 1 billion dollars damage.  

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

Mar 24   In the year 2000 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  

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   In the year 2000 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 in the year 2000.  

Jun 08   In the year 2000 pultizer Prize Winning cartoonist Jeff MacNelly, creator of the comic strip Shoe, dies of cancer at age 52.  

Jun 19   In the year 2000 the last rail on the order books of Sysco (Sydney Steel) is rolled.  

Jul 01   In the year 2000 dengue fever in Central America  

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

Aug 15   On this day in history 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   On this day in history heather breaks up with Wayne for good after 5 years and she says, " I'M FINALLY FREE!! "  

Aug 21   British troops are rushed on to Belfast streets after two men are killed in a violent feud between Protestant guerrilla groups on this day in history.  

Aug 23   A Gulf Air Airbus jetliner with 140 aboard crashes into the Persian Gulf near Bahrain shortly after takeoff, leaving no survivors on this day in history.  

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 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   Terrorists launch a small missile at Britain's MI6 intelligence headquarters in London on this day in history.  

Oct 06   Heather and Brent started going out on this day in history.  

Oct 12   In the year 2000 uSS Cole (Destroyer) was bombed while refuling in Aden, Yemen 17 sailors lost their lives  

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Famous Birthdays In 2000

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

Famous Deaths In 2000

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history death of colin Vaughan, Australian political journalist (b. 1931)  

Jan 02   On this day in history death of patrick O'Brian, British novelist (b. 1914)  

Jan 04   Tom Fears, American football player (b. 1922) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 2000 death of don Martin, American cartoonist (b. 1931)  

Jan 07   On this day in history death of gary Albright, American professional wrestler (b. 1963)  

Jan 08   Fritz Thiedemann, German equestrianist (b. 1918) died in the year 2000.  

Jan 09   On this day in history death of nigel Tranter, Scottish historian and author (b. 1909)  

Jan 10   Sam Jaffe, American producer (b. 1901) died on this day in history.  

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