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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 - 2000 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December This is a timeline for events in April, 2000. April 1 - Japanese prime minister Obuchi Keizo suffers a stroke and falls into a coma. April 3 - Microsoft antitrust case: Microsoft is ruled to have violated United... April - 2000 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December This is a timeline for events in May, 2000. May 3 - Computer pioneer Datapoint Corporation files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. May 12 - The Tate Modern opens in London. May 18 - Boo.com collapses due to lack... May - 2000 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December This is a timeline for events in June, 2000. June 1 - mt etna eupts. June 10 - The New Jersey Devils defeat the Dallas Stars 4 games to 2 to win the Stanley Cup in the 2000... June - 2000 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December This is a timeline for events in July, 2000. July 2 - France beat Italy 2-1 at the final of the 2000 European Football Championship. July 10 - In southern Nigeria, a leaking petroleum pipeline explodes killing... 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 August is the eighth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. August begins (astrologically) with the sun in the sign of Leo and ends in the sign of Virgo. Astronomically speaking, the sun begins in the constellation... August, 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.

  • August 8 is the 220th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (221st in leap years), with 145 days remaining. Events 1585 - John Davis enters Cumberland Sound in quest for the North West Passage. 1588 - Battle of Gravelines ends - Defeated by the English during an invasion attempt, the surviving... August 8 - For other meanings of confederate and confederacy, see confederacy (disambiguation) National Motto Deo Vindice (Latin: Under God our Vindicator) Official language English de facto nationwide Various European and Native American languages regionally Capital Montgomery, Alabama February 4, 1861–May 29, 1861 Richmond, Virginia May 29, 1861–April 9... Confederate submarine The CSS Hunley on the pier CSS H.L. Hunley was a submarine of the Confederate States Navy that demonstrated both the advantages and the dangers of undersea warfare. Hunley was the first submarine to engage and sink a warship. History Privately invented and paid for, by Horace Lawson Hunley... H.L. Hunley is raised to the surface after 136 years on the ocean floor.
  • August 12 is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 141 days remaining. Events 1000-1899 1099 -- First Crusade: Battle of Ascalon - Crusaders defeat Saracens and the Kingdom of Jerusalem is established under Godfrey of Bouillon. 1323 - Treaty of Nö... August 12 - Russian submarine K-141 Kursk was an Antey class (NATO reporting name: Oscar II) cruise missile submarine of the Northern Fleet of the Russian Navy. The Kursk sank on August 12, 2000 with all hands lost. It was named after the russian city Kursk, where one of the biggest battles of World... Kursk sinks in the Southeastern portion of Barents Sea, the Kola Peninsula and the White Sea. (Position of Moscow and Petersburg included to enhance orientation.) The Barents Sea is a part of the Arctic Ocean located north of Norway and Russia. It is named after the Dutch navigator Willem Barents. It is a rather... Barents Sea. All 118 men aboard die.

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Life Extension What's Hot Archive: August 2000 (3710 words)
The World Alzheimer's Congress 2000 held last month was the site of a report presented by researchers at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine and University Hospitals of Cleveland that linked consumption of a high fat diet early in life to greater development later in life of Alzheimer's disease.
The August 3 issue of the journal Nature published an article concerning the discovery that the RhoC gene is highly expressed in both mouse and human melanoma metastases, as compared to primary tumors.
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, in their August issue, published the results of a study in which soy isoflavones were shown to lower oxidation of LDL cholesterol.
NCDC: August 2000 City/State Extremes (2580 words)
The low temperature on August 31st was 83 degrees F. once again which broke a record for the date, tied the record highest minimum and was the latest date that the low temperature has been 80 degrees or higher.
On August 30th, the temperature reached 107 F. which is a new record for the warmest temperature in August and breaks the record of 106 F set on August 29th, 2000
On August 30th, 2000 at 2:30 PM CDT the temperature at the North Litte Rock airport in Little Rock, AR reached 111 degrees F. This is the highest temperature ever recorded since weather records began on July 1st, 1879.
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