What Happened in 2000 (Part 3)

Historical Events

Events 201 - 220 of 220

  • Nov 17th A catastrophic landslide in Log pod Mangartom, Slovenia, kills 7, and causes millions of SIT of damage. It is one of the worst catastrophes in Slovenia in the past 100 years.

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Nov 17th Alberto Fujimori is removed from office as President of Peru

President of Peru Alberto Fujimori
President of Peru
Alberto Fujimori
  • Nov 18th 65th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 9-0 in Tuscaloosa
  • Nov 20th 52nd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Bobby Labonte wins
  • Nov 25th Earthquake in Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Nov 25th 12th Rugby League World Cup: Australia beats New Zealand 40-12
  • Nov 26th 88th CFL Grey Cup: BC Lions defeats Montreal Alouettes, 28-26
  • Nov 28th Ukrainian politician Oleksander Moroz begins the Cassette Scandal by publicly accusing President Leonid Kuchma of involvement in the murder of journalist Georgiy Gongadze.
  • Dec 2nd 9th SEC Championship Game: #7 Florida beats #18 Auburn, 28-6
  • Dec 2nd 5th Big 12 Championship Game: #1 Oklahoma beats #8 Kansas State, 27-24
  • Dec 10th 89th Davis Cup: Spain beats Australia in Barcelona (3-1)
  • Dec 11th 66th Heisman Trophy Award: Chris Weinke, Florida State (QB)
  • Dec 12th United States Supreme Court releases its decision in Bush v. Gore
  • Dec 13th The "Texas 7" escape from the John Connally Unit near Kenedy, Texas later going on a crime spree and killing police officer Aubrey Hawkins

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Dec 13th American Vice President Al Gore delivers his concession speech effectively ending his hopes of becoming the 43rd President of the United States.

US Vice President Al Gore
US Vice President
Al Gore
  • Dec 19th The Leninist Guerrilla Units wing of the Communist Labour Party of Turkey/Leninist attack a Nationalist Movement Party office in Istanbul, killing one person and injuring three.
  • Dec 23rd Cricket Women's World Cup: New Zealand defeats Australia by 4 runs
  • Dec 24th The Texas 7 hold up a sports store in Irving, Texas. Police officer Aubrey Hawkins is shot during the robbery.
  • Dec 28th U.S. retail giant Montgomery Ward announces it is going out of business after 128 years.
  • Dec 30th Rizal Day Bombings: A series of bombs explode in various places in Metro Manila, Philippines within a span of a few hours, killing 22 and injuring about a hundred.

Famous Birthdays

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Famous Weddings

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Famous Divorces

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Famous Deaths

Deaths 201 - 300 of 315

  • Aug 19th Bineshwar Brahma, Bodo littérateur and religious figure (birth date unknown)
  • Aug 21st Daniel Lisulo, Prime Minister of Zambia (b. 1930)
  • Aug 23rd John Anthony Kaiser, Roman Catholic priest (b. 1932)
  • Aug 25th Carl Barks, American cartoonist (b. 1901)
  • Aug 25th Jack Nitzsche, American record producer (b. 1937)
  • Aug 26th Akbar Adibi, Iranian scientist (b. 1939)
  • Aug 26th [Douglas] Allen Woody, American bassist (Allman Brothers, Gov't Mule), dies at 44
  • Aug 29th Willie Maddren, English footballer (b. 1951)
  • Aug 31st Patricia Owens, Canadian actress (b. 1925)
  • Sep 2nd Elvera Sanchez, Puerto Rican dancer (b. 1905)
  • Sep 2nd Curt Siodmak, German-born author (b. 1907)
  • Sep 3rd Edward Anhalt, American screenwriter (b. 1914)
  • Sep 6th Breanna Lynn Bartlett-Stewart, first Kleihauer-Betke stillbirth (b. 2000)
  • Sep 9th Julian Critchley, British politician (b. 1930)
  • Sep 10th Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah, Pakistani journalist and writer. (b. 1921)
  • Sep 12th Stanley Turrentine, American jazz saxophonist (b. 1934)
  • Sep 14th Beah Richards, American actress (b. 1920)
  • Sep 14th Jerzy Giedroyc, Polish writer and activist (b. 1906)
  • Sep 15th Vincent Canby, American movie critic (b. 1924)
  • Sep 16th Georgiy Gongadze, Ukrainian journalist (b. 1969)
  • Sep 17th Nicole Reinhart, American cyclist (b. 1976)
  • Sep 17th Paula Yates, English TV personality (The Big Breakfast), dies of a drug overdose at 41
  • Sep 19th Anthony Robert Klitz, British artist (b. 1917)
  • Sep 20th Gherman Titov, cosmonaut (b. 1935)
  • Sep 21st Bryan Smith, Man who ran over Stephen King (b. 1957)
  • Sep 22nd Rodney Anoa'i (Yokozuna), American professional wrestler (b. 1966)
  • Sep 22nd Saburo Sakai, Japanese aviator, (b. 1916)
  • Sep 23rd Aurelio Rodríguez, Mexican Major League Baseball player (b. 1947)
  • Sep 23rd Carl Rowan, American journalist (b. 1925)
  • Sep 25th R. S. Thomas, Welsh poet (b. 1913)
  • Sep 26th Richard Mulligan, American actor (b. 1932)
  • Sep 26th Baden Powell, Brazilian guitarist (b. 1937)

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Sep 28th Pierre Trudeau, 15th Canadian Prime Minister (Liberal: 1968-79, 1980-84), dies of Parkinson's disease and prostate cancer at 80

Prime Minister of Canada Pierre Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
Pierre Trudeau
  • Oct 1st Robert Allen, American pianist and songwriter (b. 1928)
  • Oct 1st Reginald Kray, British gangster (b. 1933)
  • Oct 3rd Benjamin Orr, American bassist and singer (The Cars) (b. 1947)
  • Oct 3rd John Grant, British politician (b. 1932)
  • Oct 4th Michael Smith, Nobel laureate (b. 1932)
  • Oct 4th Yu Kuo-hwa, former Premier of Taiwan (b. 1914)
  • Oct 5th Cătălin Hîldan, Romanian footballer (b. 1976)
  • Oct 6th Richard Farnsworth, American actor (b. 1930)
  • Oct 9th David Dukes, American actor (b. 1945)
  • Oct 9th Patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross (b. 1918)
  • Oct 10th Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka (b. 1916)
  • Oct 11th Donald Dewar, First Minister of Scotland (b. 1937)
  • Oct 13th Jean Peters, American actress (b. 1926)
  • Oct 15th Konrad Emil Bloch, German-born biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1912)
  • Oct 16th Mel Carnahan, American politician (b. 1934)
  • Oct 17th Leo Nomellini, wrestler (b. 1924)
  • Oct 18th Julie London, American singer and actress (b. 1926)
  • Oct 18th Gwen Verdon, American dancer and actress (b. 1925)
  • Oct 19th Hortense Ellis, Jamaican reggae singer (b. 1941)
  • Oct 23rd Rodney Anoa'i aka Yokozuna, Samoan-American professional wrestler (b. 1966)
  • Oct 27th Walter Berry, Austrian bass-baritone (b. 1929)
  • Oct 28th Lída Baarová, Czech actress (b. 1914)
  • Oct 28th Andujar Cedeno, Dominican baseball player for the Houston Astros (b. 1969)
  • Oct 28th Carlos Guastavino, Argentine composer (b. 1912)

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Oct 30th Steve Allen, American comedian, author, and composer (b. 1921)

TV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve Allen
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer
Steve Allen
  • Oct 31st Watanabe Kazuki Japanese musician (Raphael) (b. 1981)
  • Oct 31st Ring Lardner, Jr., American screenwriter (b. 1915)
  • Nov 1st Bernard Erhard, American voice actor (b. 1934)
  • Nov 5th Roger Peyrefitte, French writer (Special Friendships), dies at 93
  • Nov 5th Victor Grinich, American businessman (b. 1924)
  • Nov 5th Bibi Titi Mohammed, Tanzanian politician (b.1926)
  • Nov 5th Jimmie Davis, singer and politician (b. 1899)
  • Nov 6th David R. Brower, American environmentalist (b. 1912)
  • Nov 6th L. Sprague de Camp, American writer (b. 1907)
  • Nov 7th Chidambaram Subramaniam, Indian politician (b. 1910)
  • Nov 7th Queen Ingrid, Queen Dowager of Denmark (b. 1910)
  • Nov 9th Hugh Paddick, British actor (b. 1915)
  • Nov 10th Jacques Chaban-Delmas, Prime Minister of France (b. 1915)
  • Nov 12th Leah Rabin, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, (b. 1928)
  • Nov 12th Franck Pourcel, French popular orchestra leader (b. 1913)
  • Nov 12th John Bury, British stage designer who worked with Peter Hall, dies at 75
  • Nov 14th Robert Trout, American journalist (b. 1908)
  • Nov 15th Gene Gutche, German-born composer, dies at 93
  • Nov 16th DJ Screw, American hiphop DJ (b. 1971)
  • Nov 16th Joe C., American rapper (b. 1974)
  • Nov 17th Louis Eugène Félix Néel, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1904)
  • Nov 20th Mike Muuss, American computer programmer (b. 1958)
  • Nov 20th Kalle Päätalo, Finnish writer (b. 1919)
  • Nov 22nd Christian Marquand, French actor, director and screenwriter (b. 1927)
  • Nov 22nd Emil Zátopek, Czech athlete (b. 1922)
  • Nov 25th Hugh Alexander, American baseball player (b. 1917)
  • Nov 27th Len Shackleton, English former footballer (b. 1922)
  • Nov 28th Liane Haid, Austrian actress (b. 1895)
  • Dec 3rd Gwendolyn Brooks, American poet (b. 1917)
  • Dec 3rd Hoyt Curtin, American songwriter (b. 1922)
  • Dec 4th H. C. Artmann, Austrian writer, dies at 79
  • Dec 6th Werner Klemperer, German-born actor (Hogan's Heroes), dies at 80
  • Dec 7th Vladimir Gotovac, Croatian poet and politician (b. 1930)
  • Dec 10th Marie Windsor, American film actress (b. 1919)
  • Dec 11th Shaista Suhrawardy Ikramullah, Pakistani politician, diplomat and author (b. 1915)
  • Dec 11th David Lewis, American actor (b. 1916)
  • Dec 12th George Montgomery, American actor (b. 1916)
  • Dec 18th Stan Fox, American race car driver (b. 1952)
  • Dec 18th Randolph Apperson Hearst, American newspaper publisher (Hearst Newspapers), dies at 85
  • Dec 18th Kirsty MacColl, English singer and songwriter (b. 1959)
  • Dec 19th Rob Buck, American guitarist (10,000 Maniacs) (b. 1958)
  • Dec 19th Milt Hinton, American jazz double bassist (b. 1910)