Today in History for Year 2000 (Part 3)

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Historical Events

Events 201 - 219 of 219

Nov 17th - Alberto Fujimori is removed from office as president of Peru.
Nov 18th - 65th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 9-0 in Tuscaloosa
Nov 20th - 52nd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Bobby Labonte wins
Nov 25th - 12th Rugby League World Cup: Australia beats New Zealand 40-12
Nov 25th - Earthquake in Baku.
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 - 5th Big 12 Championship Game: #1 Oklahoma beats #8 Kansas State, 27-24
Dec 2nd - 9th SEC Championship Game: #7 Florida beats #18 Auburn, 28-6
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 - The 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
US Vice President Al GoreUS Vice President Al Gore Dec 13th - American Vice President Al Gore delivers his concession speech effectively ending his hopes of becoming the 43rd President of the United States.
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.

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Famous Deaths

Deaths 201 - 299 of 299

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 (b. 1960)
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)
Prime Minister of Canada Pierre TrudeauPrime Minister of Canada Pierre Trudeau (Sep 28th) Sep 28th - Pierre Trudeau, 15th Prime Minister of Canada (b. 1919)
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)
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve AllenTV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve Allen (Oct 30th) Oct 30th - Steve Allen, American comedian, author, and composer (b. 1921)
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 - 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 14th - Robert Trout, American journalist (b. 1908)
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 6th - Werner Klemperer, German-born actor (b. 1920)
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)
Dec 19th - John Lindsay, American politician (b. 1921)
Dec 19th - Pops Staples, American singer (The Staple Singers) (b. 1915)
Dec 20th - Mirza Ghulam Hafiz, Bangladesh statesman, politician, and philanthropist (b. 1920)
Dec 23rd - Billy Barty, American actor (b. 1924)
Dec 23rd - Victor Borge, Danish-born comedian and pianist (b. 1909)
Dec 23rd - Noor Jehan, Indian singer and actress (b. 1926)
Dec 24th - John Cooper, English race car designer (b. 1923)
Dec 24th - Nick Massi, American singer (The Four Seasons) (b. 1935)
Dec 25th - Neil Hawke, Australian cricketer and footballer (b. 1939
Dec 25th - Willard Van Orman Quine, American philosopher (b. 1908)
Dec 26th - Jason Robards, American actor (b. 1922)
Dec 30th - Julius J. Epstein, American screenwriter (b. 1909)
Dec 31st - Alan Cranston, American politician (b. 1914)
Dec 31st - José Greco, Italian-born American flamenco dancer and choreographer (b. 1918)

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