January 2000

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January 2000 was the first month of 2000 and the 2000s decade, but not of the 21st century and 3rd millennium. It began on a Saturday and ended after 31 days on a Monday.

Events[edit]

Armed conflicts and attacks
Arts and culture
  • Despite the fact that the 2nd millennium will not end until December 31, 2000, premature millennium celebrations take place all over the world. Y2K passes without the serious, widespread computer failures and malfunctions that had been predicted.
  • Szeged's universities are unified into a single institution called the University of Szeged.
Religion
Armed conflicts and attacks
Business and economy
Disasters and accidents
  • In Sacramento, California, a commercial truck carrying evaporated milk is driven into the state capitol building killing the driver.
  • Three students died and 54 were injured in a dormitory fire at Seton Hall University. Two students were charged with murder and arson for allegedly setting the fire.
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International holidays
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