December 2000

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December 2000 was the last month of 2000, and the last of the 20th century, and of the 2nd millennium.

Events[edit]

December 1, 2000 (Friday)[edit]

December 2, 2000 (Saturday)[edit]

December 3, 2000 (Sunday)[edit]

December 5, 2000 (Tuesday)[edit]

December 6, 2000 (Wednesday)[edit]

December 7, 2000 (Thursday)[edit]

December 9, 2000 (Saturday)[edit]

2 New Episodes are Taking The Plunge and Timothy's Way

  • The crew of the space shuttle Endeavour complete the final transfers of supplies to the International Space Station and other items being returned to Earth, and undock from the space station after 6 days, 23 hours and 13 minutes.
  • Died: Daniel Wretström, 17, Swedish white power skinhead musician (killed in a brawl)[4]

December 10, 2000 (Sunday)[edit]

December 11, 2000 (Monday)[edit]

December 12, 2000 (Tuesday)[edit]

December 13, 2000 (Wednesday)[edit]

December 14, 2000 (Thursday)[edit]

December 15, 2000 (Friday)[edit]

December 16, 2000 (Saturday)[edit]

December 17, 2000 (Sunday)[edit]

December 18, 2000 (Monday)[edit]

  • Died: Kirsty MacColl, 41, English singer, run over by a speeding powerboat while swimming with her children at Cozumel, Mexico;

Maisy - Christmas and other stories (Volume 5) Script: Andrew Brenner and Jeanne Willis [6] Madhavapeddi Satyam, 78, Telugu singer and actor from India

December 19, 2000 (Tuesday)[edit]

December 20, 2000 (Wednesday)[edit]

December 21, 2000 (Thursday)[edit]

  • Bithday of Zaharia Stefan.

December 22, 2000 (Friday)[edit]

December 23, 2000 (Saturday)[edit]

  • Died: Victor Borge, 91, Danish comedian, conductor and pianist.

December 24, 2000 (Sunday)[edit]

  • The Texas Seven rob a sports store in Irving, Texas, USA.
  • Died: US police officer Aubrey Hawkins, ambushed by the Texas Seven in Irving; his autopsy later showed that he had sustained eleven gunshots and had been run over by the fleeing gang.[12]

December 25, 2000 (Monday)[edit]

December 26, 2000 (Tuesday)[edit]

December 27, 2000 (Wednesday)[edit]

December 28, 2000 (Thursday)[edit]

  • John Kufuor wins the second ballot in the presidential election to become President of Ghana. His victory marks the first peaceful democratic transition of power in Ghana since the country achieved independence in 1957.
  • U.S. department store chain Montgomery Ward announces it is going out of business 128 years after it was founded as the world's first mail order business.

December 29, 2000 (Friday)[edit]

December 30, 2000 (Saturday)[edit]

December 31, 2000 (Sunday)[edit]

  • The Millennium Dome, in London, closes one year to the day after its opening.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MAC Football Championship Notes" (Press release). MAC-Sports.com. Archived from the original on 2009-09-25. Retrieved 2009-09-22. 
  2. ^ SCOCZYNSKI FILHO, FERNANDO (2010-12-03). "Billy Corgan's Reflections on the Smashing Pumpkins' Final Show". http://www.antiquiet.com/ (online). Retrieved 2013-11-10. 
  3. ^ "Security Council extends Iraq 'fast Food' Programme for further 180 period beginning 6 December". United Nations. 5 December 2000. 
  4. ^ "Expo: Mordet, marschen, martyrskapet". Expo.se. Retrieved 2013-07-17. 
  5. ^ Elections in Côte d'Ivoire African Elections Database
  6. ^ Kirsta, Alix (31 July 2004). "The Telegraph: The day the music died". justiceforkirsty.org. Justice For Kirsty Campaign. Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  7. ^ "Security Council imposes wide new measures against Taliban authorities in Afghanistan, demands action on terrorism". United Nations. 19 December 2000. 
  8. ^ "Child soldiers:Understanding the context" (PDF). BMJ.com. 2007-05-06. 
  9. ^ "Mirusuvil massacre case". BBC.com. 2007-05-09. 
  10. ^ "Mirusuvil mass graves". British Refugee Council: Sri Lanka Monitor. 2007-05-09. 
  11. ^ "Activities of Center for Human Rights Development". chrdsrilanka.org. 2007-05-09. 
  12. ^ King, Gary C."The Daring Escape of the Texas 7." Crime Library. 18. Retrieved September 27, 2009.