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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 - 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 May is the fifth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. May begins (astrologically) with the sun in the sign of Taurus and ends in the sign of Gemini. Astronomically speaking, the sun begins in the constellation... May, 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.

  • May 3 is the 123rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (124th in leap years). There are 242 days remaining. Events 1494 - Christopher Columbus discovers Jamaica. 1791 - The May Constitution of Poland (first modern constitution in Europe) is proclaimed by the Polish Diet. 1808 - Finnish War: Sweden loses... May 3 - Computer pioneer Datapoint Corporation, originally known as Computer Terminal Corporation (CTC), was a computer company based in San Antonio, Texas. Founded in 1967 by Phil Ray and Gus Roche, its first products were, as the companys initial name suggests, computer terminals (intended to replace teletype units connected to time sharing systems... Datapoint Corporation files for Chapter 11 is a part of the United States Code dealing with bankruptcy. When a troubled business decides that it is unable to service its debt or pay its creditors, it can file (or be forced by its creditors to file) with a federal bankruptcy court for bankruptcy protection under... Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
  • May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years). There are 233 days remaining. Events 1191 - Richard I of England marries Berengaria of Navarre. 1264 - The Battle of Lewes, between King Henry III of England and the rebel Simon de Montfort, 6th... May 12 - The Tate Modern from the Millennium Bridge Olafur Eliassons The Weather Project in the Turbine Hall of Tate Modern Tate Modern is Britains new national museum of modern art in London and, along with the Tate Britain, Tate Liverpool and Tate St Ives a part of the Tate Gallery... Tate Modern opens in London — containing the City of London — is the capital of the United Kingdom and of England and a major world city. With over seven million inhabitants (Londoners) in Greater London area, it is amongst the most densely populated areas in Western Europe. Founded as Londinium, the capital of... London.
  • May 18 is the 138th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (139th in leap years). There are 227 days remaining. Events 1593 - Playwright Thomas Kyds accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe. 1652 - Rhode Island passes the first law in North America making... May 18 - Boo.com was a United Kingdom Internet company founded by Ernst Malmsten and Kajsa Leander that famously went bust during the dot-com boom of the late 1990s. Boo.coms intention was to sell branded fashion wear over the Internet, however after spending vast sums of its venture capital... Boo.com collapses due to lack of funds after six months.
  • May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). There are 220 days remaining. Events 1000-1899 1085 - Alfonso VI of Castile takes Toledo, Spain back from the Moors. 1420 - Henry the Navigator is appointed governor of the Order of Christ. 1521... May 25 - Israel withdraws IDF troops from southern The Lebanese Republic or Lebanon is a country in Southwest Asia, bordering the Mediterranean Sea. It is considered to be one of the fifteen present-day countries that comprise the Cradle of Humanity. Lebanon is bordered by Syria and Israel. National motto: n/a Official language Arabic Spoken languages Arabic... Lebanon after 22 years.
  • May 28 is the 148th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (149th in leap years). There are 217 days remaining. Events 585 BC - A solar eclipse occurs, as predicted by Thales, while Alyattes is battling Cyaxares, leading to a truce. This is one of the cardinal dates from... May 28 - The This article is about volcanoes in geology. For the action movie, see Volcano (movie). A volcano (plural, volcanoes) is a geological landform (usually a mountain) where magma (rock of the earths interior made molten or liquid by high pressure and temperature) erupts through the surface of the planet. Although... volcano Mount Cameroon (or Cameroon Mountain) is an active volcano in Cameroon, near the Gulf of Guinea and is part of a general area of volcanic activity the Cameroon Volcanic Line, which also includes Lake Nyos, the site of the 1986 Lake Nyos tragedy. The mountain is known locally as Mount... Mount Cameroon Eruption can refer to: Volcanic eruption The eruption of teeth through the gum Eruption (band) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. If an article link referred you here, you might want to go back and fix... erupts.

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May 2000 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (284 words)
May 3 - A rare conjunction occurs on the New Moon including all seven of the traditional celestial bodies known from ancient times up until 1781 with the discovery or Uranus.
The May 2000 conjunction consisted of: the Sun and Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn.
May 28 - The volcano Mount Cameroon erupts.
Fiji coup of 2000 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1651 words)
The Fiji coup of 2000 was a complicated affair involving a civilian putsch by hardline Fijian nationalists against the elected government of Prime Minister Mahendra Chaudhry on 19 May 2000, the attempt by President Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara to assert executive authority on 27 May, and his own resignation, possibly forced, on 29 May.
Parliamentary elections in May 1999 had resulted in a decisive victory for the Peoples Coalition, a multiracial grouping that was dominated by the predominantly Indo-Fijian Labour Party but which also included three parties supported mainly by indigenous Fijians.
Two days later, on 29 May 2000, Mara resigned in circumstances that are still a matter of debate five years later.
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