Historical Events In 2000
Tuesday, 17 May 2022
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.
Oct 25 In the year 2000 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 in the year 2000.
Nov 18 A major fire at the 350 room Marriot Mountain REsort in Vale Colorado starts no deaths on this day in history.
Nov 20 A 17 year old student is stabbed and dies at a Calgary High School on this day in history.
Nov 27 The Liberal government in Canada is re-elected for another 5 years, HO Well in the year 2000.
Nov 29 In the year 2000 thieves steal a helicopter from a building near Manning in Northern Alberta, pushing it outside and taking off
Nov 30 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Dec 28 Montgomery Ward announces it is closing 250 stores and laying off 37,000 workers on this day in history.