2000 in History (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 116 of 116


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Nov 7 Margaret Atwood wins the Booker Prize for her novel "The Blind Assassin"

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Nov 13 Philippine House Speaker Manuel B. Villar, Jr. passes the articles of impeachment against Philippine President Joseph Estrada.

President of the Philippines Joseph Estrada
President of the Philippines
Joseph Estrada
  • Nov 15 A chartered Antonov AN-24 crashes after takeoff from Luanda, Angola killing more than 40 people
  • Nov 15 New state of Jharkhand comes into existence in India

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Nov 16 Bill Clinton becomes the first U.S. President to visit Vietnam since the end of the Vietnam War

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton
  • Nov 17 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 17 Alberto Fujimori is removed from office as President of Peru

President of Peru Alberto Fujimori
President of Peru
Alberto Fujimori
  • Nov 25 Earthquake in Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Nov 28 Ukrainian politician Oleksander Moroz begins the Cassette Scandal by publicly accusing President Leonid Kuchma of involvement in the murder of journalist Georgiy Gongadze
  • Dec 5 "O Brother, Where Art Thou" soundtrack to the film of the same name released
  • Dec 12 United States Supreme Court releases its decision in Bush v. Gore
  • Dec 13 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 13 American Vice President Al Gore delivers his concession speech effectively ending his hopes of becoming the 43rd President of the United States.

45th Vice President of the United States Al Gore
45th Vice President of the United States
Al Gore
  • Dec 19 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 28 U.S. retail giant Montgomery Ward announces it is going out of business after 128 years.
  • Dec 30 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.

Birthdays in History


Weddings in History


Deaths in History

Deaths 101 - 153 of 153

  • Aug 19 Bineshwar Brahma, Bodo littérateur and religious figure (birth date unknown)
  • Aug 21 Daniel Lisulo, Prime Minister of Zambia (b. 1930)
  • Aug 23 John Anthony Kaiser, Roman Catholic priest (b. 1932)
  • Aug 25 Carl Barks, American cartoonist (b. 1901)
  • Aug 26 Akbar Adibi, Iranian scientist (b. 1939)
  • Sep 2 Curt Siodmak, German-born author (b. 1907)
  • Sep 6 Breanna Lynn Bartlett-Stewart, first Kleihauer-Betke stillbirth (b. 2000)
  • Sep 9 Julian Critchley, British politician (b. 1930)
  • Sep 10 Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah, Pakistani journalist and writer. (b. 1921)
  • Sep 14 Jerzy Giedroyc, Polish writer and activist (b. 1906)
  • Sep 16 Georgiy Gongadze, Ukrainian journalist (b. 1969)
  • Sep 19 Anthony Robert Klitz, British artist (b. 1917)
  • Sep 20 Gherman Titov, cosmonaut (b. 1935)
  • Sep 21 Bryan Smith, Man who ran over Stephen King (b. 1957)
  • Sep 22 Saburo Sakai, Japanese aviator and flying ace of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II, dies at 84
  • Sep 23 Carl Rowan, American journalist (b. 1925)
  • Sep 25 R S Thomas [Ronald Stuart], Welsh poet, dies at 87

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Sep 28 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 1 Reginald Kray, British gangster (b. 1933)
  • Oct 3 John Grant, British politician (b. 1932)
  • Oct 4 Michael Smith, Nobel laureate (b. 1932)
  • Oct 4 Yu Kuo-hwa, former Premier of Taiwan (b. 1914)
  • Oct 9 Patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross (b. 1918)
  • Oct 10 Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka (b. 1916)
  • Oct 11 Donald Campbell Dewar, Scotish politician (1st minister of Scotland's first Parliament in almost 300yrs), dies from health complications at 63
  • Oct 15 Konrad Emil Bloch, German-born biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1912)
  • Oct 16 Mel Carnahan, American politician (b. 1934)
  • Nov 5 Roger Peyrefitte, French writer (Special Friendships), dies at 93
  • Nov 5 Victor Grinich, American businessman (b. 1924)
  • Nov 5 Bibi Titi Mohammed, Tanzanian politician (b.1926)
  • Nov 6 David R. Brower, American environmentalist (b. 1912)
  • Nov 6 L. Sprague de Camp, American writer (b. 1907)
  • Nov 7 Chidambaram Subramaniam, Indian politician (b. 1910)
  • Nov 7 Queen Ingrid, Queen Dowager of Denmark (b. 1910)
  • Nov 10 Jacques Chaban-Delmas, Prime Minister of France (b. 1915)
  • Nov 12 Leah Rabin, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, (b. 1928)
  • Nov 12 John Bury, British stage designer who worked with Peter Hall, dies at 75
  • Nov 14 Robert Trout, American journalist (b. 1908)
  • Nov 16 DJ Screw, American hiphop DJ (b. 1971)
  • Nov 17 Louis Eugène Félix Néel, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1904)
  • Nov 20 Mike Muuss, American computer programmer (b. 1958)
  • Nov 20 Kalle Päätalo, Finnish writer (b. 1919)
  • Dec 3 Gwendolyn Brooks, American poet (b. 1917)
  • Dec 4 H. C. Artmann, Austrian writer, dies at 79
  • Dec 7 Vladimir Gotovac, Croatian poet and politician (b. 1930)
  • Dec 11 Shaista Suhrawardy Ikramullah, Pakistani politician, diplomat and author (b. 1915)
  • Dec 18 Randolph Apperson Hearst, American newspaper publisher (Hearst Newspapers), dies at 85
  • Dec 19 John Lindsay, American politician (b. 1921)
  • Dec 20 Mirza Ghulam Hafiz, Bangladesh statesman, politician, and philanthropist (b. 1920)

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Dec 21 Alfred J. Gross, American inventor (invented the walkie-talkie), dies at 82

Inventor Alfred J. Gross
Inventor
Alfred J. Gross
  • Dec 24 John Cooper, English race car designer (b. 1923)
  • Dec 25 Willard Van Orman Quine, American philosopher (b. 1908)
  • Dec 31 Alan Cranston, American politician (b. 1914)