Historical Events In 2000
Monday, 21 September 2020
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 on this day in history.
Oct 25 On this day in history 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.
Oct 26 An Ilyushin-18 aircraft ploughs into a mountain in ex-Soviet Georgia, killing more than 80 people on this day in history.
Nov 18 On this day in history a major fire at the 350 room Marriot Mountain REsort in Vale Colorado starts no deaths
Nov 20 A 17 year old student is stabbed and dies at a Calgary High School in the year 2000.
Nov 27 The Liberal government in Canada is re-elected for another 5 years, HO Well on this day in history.
Nov 29 Thieves steal a helicopter from a building near Manning in Northern Alberta, pushing it outside and taking off in the year 2000.
Nov 30 In the year 2000 south and North Korean relatives who have been separated for half a century are reunited in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang.
Dec 25 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) in the year 2000.
Dec 25 A Christmas day fire killed 309 people at a dance hall in the central Chinese city of Luoyang in the year 2000.
Dec 28 Montgomery Ward announces it is closing 250 stores and laying off 37,000 workers in the year 2000.