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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 2000

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jun 17   Ismail Mahomed, South African and Namibian Chief Justice (d. 1931) was born on this day in history.  

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   Patrick O'Brian, British novelist (b. 1914) died on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 2000 death of tom Fears, American football player (b. 1922)  

Jan 06   On this day in history death of don Martin, American cartoonist (b. 1931)  

Jan 07   Gary Albright, American professional wrestler (b. 1963) died in the year 2000.  

Jan 08   On this day in history death of fritz Thiedemann, German equestrianist (b. 1918)  

Jan 09   Nigel Tranter, Scottish historian and author (b. 1909) died on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 2000 death of sam Jaffe, American producer (b. 1901)  

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