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2000 Historical Event(s)
- January 31, 2000 – Alaska Airlines Flight 261 crash: An MD-83, experiencing horizontal stabilizer problems, crashes in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Point Mugu, California, killing all 88 aboard.
- February 5, 2000 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Dragon in Chinese astrology.
- March 1, 2000 – The Constitution of Finland is rewritten.
- July 2, 2000 – Vicente Fox Quesada is elected the first President of México from an opposition party, the Partido Acción Nacional, after more than 70 years of continuous rule by the Partido Revolucionario Institucional.
- August 23, 2000 – Gulf Air Flight 072 crashes into the Persian Gulf near Manama, Bahrain, killing 143.
- October 6, 2000 – Argentine vice president Carlos Álvarez resigns.
- November 2, 2000 – The first resident crew to the ISS docked in November 2nd on the Soyuz TM-31.
- November 7, 2000 – Controversial US presidential election that is later resolved in the Bush v. Gore Supreme Court Case.
- November 15, 2000 – Jharkhand state comes into existence in India.
- December 19, 2000 – 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.
Who Were Born On 2000?
- January 4, 2000 – Rhiannon Leigh Wryn, American actress
- January 8, 2000 – Noah Cyrus, American actress
- August 5, 2000 – Maya Bond, Japanese/American singer-songwriter and drummer
- August 13, 2000 – Piper Reese, American child reporter
- September 26, 2000 – Princess Salma bint Al Abdullah II of Jordan
- September 28, 2000 – Frankie Jonas, American actor
- November 20, 2000 – Connie Talbot, English singer
- December 6, 2000 – Pablo Nicolás Urdangarín y de Borbón, Spanish royal
- December 26, 2000 – Samuel Sevian, American chess player
- December 30, 2000 – Johntae Lipscomb, American actor