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2000 - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes.css; @import /skins/monobook/IE55Fixes.css; @import /skins/monobook/IE60Fixes.css; /**/ 2000 From Wikipedia 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. Popular culture also holds the year 2000 as the first year of the 21st century and the 3rd... 2000 : 2000 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December Events: January 1- Millennium celebrations take place throughout the world. Y2K passes without the serious, widespread computer failures and malfunctions that had been predicted. January 1- Unification of Szegeds universities, called University of Szeged. January... January - 2000 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December This is a timeline for events in February, 2000. February 6 - Tarja Halonen is elected the first Finnish female president. February 13 - Final original Peanuts comic strip is published. February 29 - This leap year day is... February - 2000 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December This is a timeline for events in March, 2000. March 1 - the Constitution of Finland is rewritten. March 1 - Hans Blix assumes the position of Executive Chairman of UNMOVIC. March 9 - FBI arrests suspected purveyor of... March - April - May - June - July - August - 2000 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December This is a timeline for events in September, 2000. September 6 - In New York City, the United Nations Millennium Summit begins with more than 180 world leaders present. September 6 - The last wholly Swedish-owned arms... September - October - November - December


This is a timeline for events in April is the fourth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four with the length of 30 days. April begins (astrologically) with the sun in the sign of Aries and ends in the sign of Taurus. Astronomically speaking, the sun begins in the constellation of Pisces... April, 2000 - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes.css; @import /skins/monobook/IE55Fixes.css; @import /skins/monobook/IE60Fixes.css; /**/ 2000 From Wikipedia 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. Popular culture also holds the year 2000 as the first year of the 21st century and the 3rd... 2000.

  • April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. Events 527 - Byzantine Emperor Justin I names his nephew Justinian I as co-ruler and successor to the throne. 1318 - Berwick-upon-Tweed is captured by the Scottish from... April 1 - Official language Japanese Capital Tokyo Largest City Tokyo Emperor Akihito Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 60th 377,835 km² 0.8% Population  - Total ( 2004)  - Density Ranked 10th 127,333,002 337/km² GDP  - Total (PPP, 2005)  - Total (nominal)  ... Japanese prime minister Keizo Obuchi (小渕恵三; Obuchi Keizō June 25, 1937–May 14, 2000) was a Japanese politician and the 84th Prime Minister of Japan from July 30, 1998 to April 5, 2000. He was born in Nakanojo Town, Gunma Prefecture. At the age of 13, he transferred... Obuchi Keizo suffers a A stroke or cerebrovascular accident (CVA) occurs when the blood supply to a part of the brain is suddenly interrupted by occlusion (an ischemic stroke- approximately 90%of strokes) or by hemorrhage (a hemorrhagic stroke - approximately 10% of strokes). The former, ischemia, is a reduction of blood flow due to... stroke and falls into a For other meanings of the word coma, especially in astronomy, see coma (disambiguation) In medicine, a coma is a profound state of unconsciousness, which may result from a variety of conditions including intoxication (drug, alcohol or toxins), metabolic abnormalities (hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia, ketoacidosis, etc.), central nervous system diseases, stroke, head trauma... coma.
  • April 3 is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 272 days remaining. Events 33 - Crucifixion of Jesus (traditional date) 1559 - The treaty, Peace of Cateau-Cambrésis, is signed, ending the Italian Wars. 1860 - The first successful Pony Express run... April 3 - United States v. Microsoft was a widely publicized antitrust trial in which the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), joined by twenty U.S. states, alleged that Microsoft abused monopoly power in its handling of operating system sales and web browser sales. The DOJ and states filed this antitrust case... Microsoft antitrust case: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT), (founded 1975), headquartered in Redmond, Washington, USA, is the worlds largest software company (with over 50,000 employees in various countries, as of May 2004). Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a wide range of software products for various computing devices. Its best known product... Microsoft is ruled to have violated The United States of America — also referred to as the United States, the U.S.A., the U.S., America¹, the States, or (archaically) Columbia — is a federal republic of 50 states located primarily in central North America (with the exception of two states: Alaska and Hawaii... United States Antitrust is also the name for a movie, see Antitrust (movie) Antitrust or competition laws legislate against trade practices that undermine competitiveness or are considered to be unfair. The term antitrust derives from the U.S. law that was originally formulated to combat business trusts - now commonly known as cartels... antitrust laws by keeping "an oppressive thumb" on its competitors.
  • April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). There are 270 days remaining. Events 1242 - During a battle on the ice of Chudskoye Lake, Russian forces rebuff an invasion attempt by the Teutonic Knights. 1614 - In Virginia, Native American Pocahontas marries... April 5 - Prime Minister Mori met with George W. Bush in the Oval Office in March 2001. Yoshiro Mori (森 喜朗 Mori Yoshirō, born 14 July 1937) was the 85th and 86th Prime Minister of Japan from 5 April 2000 to 26 April 2001. Yoshiro Mori was born in Ishikawa... Mori Yoshiro replaces Obuchi as prime minister of Japan.
  • April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). There are 268 days remaining. Events 529 - first draft of Corpus Juris Civilis (a fundamental work in jurisprudence) is issued by Eastern Roman Emperor Justinian I 1348 - Charles University is founded in Prague... April 7 - Attack submarine USS Trepang (SSN-674), a Sturgeon-class submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the trepang, a marine animal having a long, tough, muscular body, sometimes called a sea slug or a sea cucumber, found in the coral reefs of the East Indies... ex-Trepang completes being The Ship/Submarine Recycling Program (SRP) is the process the United States Navy uses to dispose of decommissioned nuclear vessels. SRP takes place only at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS) in Bremerton, Washington, but the preparations can begin elsewhere. Before SRP can begin, the ship or submarine must have... recycled.
  • April 16 is the 106th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (107th in leap years). There are 259 days remaining. Events 1178 BC - A solar eclipse may mark the return of Odysseus, legendary King of Ithaca, to his kingdom after the Trojan War. 1071 - Bari falls to Robert... April 16 - Tuanku Syed Putra ibni Almarhum Syed Hassan Jamalullail (November 25, 1920 – April 16, 2000) was the third Yang di-Pertuan Agong (a constitutional monarch with a five-year term) of Malaysia (September 1, 1960 – September 20, 1965), and sixth Raja of Perlis (1945–2000). He was the... Tuanku Syed Putra ibni Almarhum Syed Hassan Jamalullail, A Raja (sometimes spelled Rajah) is a king, or princely ruler. The female equivalent is Rani (sometimes spelled Ranee). Raja comes from the Sanskrit word rājan and has a long history in the Indian subcontinent. Some rulers would give themselves the title as a means to increase prestige... Raja of Categories: Southeast Asia geography stubs | States of Malaysia ... Perlis dies after a reign of 55 years. He was the longest reigning This article treats the generic title monarch. For the origins of the word king and its English use, see Germanic king. For other meanings of the word, see Monarch (disambiguation) A monarch is a type of ruler or head of state. The word derives from Greek monos archein, meaning one... monarch in the world since the death of Hirohito (裕仁), the Shōwa Emperor (昭和天皇), (April 29, 1901 - January 7, 1989) reigned over Japan from 1926 to 1989. He was known in the West by his given name Hirohito (he had no surname). He was the 124th Emperor of Japan. Emperor Hirohito His... Hirohito, His Imperial Majesty, Emperor Akihito of Japan The Emperor of Japan (天皇, tennō) is Japans titular head of state and the head of the Japanese imperial family. From the dawn of history until the mid-twentieth century the role of the Emperor has alternated between that of... Emperor of Japan.
  • April 17 is the 107th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (108th in leap years). There are 258 days remaining. Events 1397 - Geoffrey Chaucer tells the Canterbury Tales for the first time at the court of Richard II. 1492 - Spain and Christopher Columbus sign a contract for him... April 17 - In full, Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin ibni Almarhum Tuanku Syed Putra Jamalullail (born 1943) is the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (roughly equivalent to King) of Malaysia, and Raja of Perlis. His turn as King started on December 13, 2001, earlier than expected as the Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz... Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin becomes A Raja (sometimes spelled Rajah) is a king, or princely ruler. The female equivalent is Rani (sometimes spelled Ranee). Raja comes from the Sanskrit word rājan and has a long history in the Indian subcontinent. Some rulers would give themselves the title as a means to increase prestige... Raja of Categories: Southeast Asia geography stubs | States of Malaysia ... Perlis.
  • April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). There are 253 days remaining. Events 1500 - Portuguese navigator Pedro Álvares Cabral becomes the first European to sight Brazil. 1509 - Henry VIII ascends the throne of England after the death of his... April 22 - In a predawn raid, federal agents seize six-year old Elián González (born December 6, 1993) was a young boy when his mother escaped from Cuba (which has strict laws forbidding emigration) and floated to Florida. Living with his great-uncle, he soon became the center of a custody and immigration battle between Cuba, the United... Elián González from his relatives' home in The Miami skyline, as it is seen from the northeast. Miami is a city located in southeast Florida in Miami-Dade County on the Miami River, between the Florida Everglades and the Atlantic Ocean, in the United States. It is the county seat of Miami-Dade County, as well as... Miami, Florida and fly him to his The Republic of Cuba is an archipelago in the northern Caribbean that lies at the confluence of the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. To the north are found the United States and the Bahamas, to the west Mexico, to the south the Cayman Islands and... Cuban father in Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... Washington, DC ending one of the most publicized custody battles in US history.
  • April 25 is the 115th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (116th in leap years). There are 250 days remaining. Events 1607 - Dutch fleet destroys anchored Spanish fleet 1707 - An Allied Austrian army is defeated by Bourbon army at Almansa ( Spain) in the War of the Spanish Succession... April 25 - The State of This article is about the U.S. state. For other meanings, see Vermont (disambiguation). State nickname: The Green Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Governor Jim Douglas Official languages None Area 24,923 km² (45th)  - Land 23,974 km²  - Water 949... Vermont passes HB847, legalizing A civil union is one of several terms for a civil status similar to marriage, typically created for the purposes of allowing homosexual couples access to the benefits enjoyed by married heterosexuals (see also same-sex marriage); it can also be used by couples of differing sexes who do not... Civil Unions for same-sex couples.

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April 2000 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (344 words)
April 5 - Mori Yoshiro replaces Obuchi as prime minister of Japan.
April 16 - Tuanku Syed Putra ibni Almarhum Syed Hassan Jamalullail, Raja of Perlis dies after a reign of 55 years.
April 22 - In a predawn raid, federal agents seize six-year old Elián González from his relatives' home in Miami, Florida and fly him to his Cuban father in Washington, DC ending one of the most publicized custody battles in US history.
EO News: In the Headlines Archive April 2000 (493 words)
April 24 — Spring and summer in most of the Unites States will be warmer and drier than normal because of the La Niña that has persisted for the past two years, according to the National Weather Service.
April 6 — Unusual cold and a sharp loss of ozone in the Arctic stratosphere this winter have heightened concern that changes in global climate may delay recovery of the Earth's partly depleted ozone layer, scientists said.
April 4 — As the sun approaches the peak of a solar maximum, belching out regular clouds of charged gas, Earth's electric power systems, satellites, and communications systems may be in danger.
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