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October 5, 2000 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mass demonstrations in Belgrade lead to resignation of Serbian strongman Slobodan Milošević. These demonstrations are often called the Bulldozer Revolution.

President of Serbia and Yugoslavia Slobodan Milošević
President of Serbia and Yugoslavia
Slobodan Milošević

Deaths in History

  • Keith Roberts, English writer (Irish Encounter, Ladies from Hell), dies at 65
  • Sidney R. Yates, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois), dies at 91
2000 in History