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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.  

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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   Colin Vaughan, Australian political journalist (b. 1931) died in the year 2000.  

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

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

Jan 06   Don Martin, American cartoonist (b. 1931) died in the year 2000.  

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

Jan 08   In the year 2000 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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