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Events in History in November 2000

  • Nov 2 The first crew arrives at the International Space Station.

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Nov 5 Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie is laid to rest 25 years after his death after a funeral procession through Addis Ababa

Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie
Ethiopian Emperor
Haile Selassie

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Nov 7 Controversial US presidential election between George W. Bush and Al Gore is inconclusive; the result, in Bush's favor, is eventually resolved by the Supreme Court

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush
45th Vice President of the United States Al Gore
45th Vice President of the United States
Al Gore
  • Nov 7 The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration discovers one of the country's largest LSD labs inside a converted military missile silo in Wamego, Kansas

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Nov 7 Hillary Clinton is elected to the US Senate, becoming first US First Lady to win public office and while still the First Lady

US Secretary of State, Senator and US First Lady Hillary Clinton
US Secretary of State, Senator and US First Lady
Hillary Clinton

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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