Historical Events In 2000
Sunday, 09 May 2021
Oct 17 In the year 2000 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
Oct 25 Stormy seas prevent divers from entering the nuclear submarine Kursk a day after naval officials reveal evidence that more than 23 seamen had survived the initial explosions that sank the vessel in the year 2000.
Oct 26 An Ilyushin-18 aircraft ploughs into a mountain in ex-Soviet Georgia, killing more than 80 people in the year 2000.
Nov 18 In the year 2000 a major fire at the 350 room Marriot Mountain REsort in Vale Colorado starts no deaths
Nov 20 In the year 2000 a 17 year old student is stabbed and dies at a Calgary High School
Nov 27 On this day in history the Liberal government in Canada is re-elected for another 5 years, HO Well
Nov 29 Thieves steal a helicopter from a building near Manning in Northern Alberta, pushing it outside and taking off on this day in history.
Nov 30 South and North Korean relatives who have been separated for half a century are reunited in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang on this day in history.
Dec 25 In the year 2000 a bank machine in a supermarket in the town of Antibes France paid double the withdrawal amount while only recording the correct amount (Merry Christmas)
Dec 25 In the year 2000 a Christmas day fire killed 309 people at a dance hall in the central Chinese city of Luoyang
Dec 28 In the year 2000 montgomery Ward announces it is closing 250 stores and laying off 37,000 workers