2000 Newspaper Headlines
We understand that a date can have a special meaning to someone; whether it be a birthday, anniversary or a significant memory from the past. As a way of connecting to the year 2000 events, we believe original newspapers have the ability to transport a reader back to the day in question – offering a glimpse into history.
Buying from Historic Newspapers means the reader will not only be able to relive historic 2000 newspaper articles, but will receive a beautiful and sentimental gift that will be treasured and talked about for years to come. When purchasing the item, the customer even gets the opportunity to customize the product and make it more personal. If you decide to house your 2000 newspaper in one of our stunning presentation options, the original newspaper can be stored and shared with future generations. For a guide to the historic dates within the year 2000, including the election of Russian President Putin and the ringing in of the new century, please see a breakdown in the table below.
January 1, 2000
Y2K passes without serious failures, despite fears of the Millennium Bug breaking down computers.
February 17, 2000
Microsoft releases Windows 2000.
March 21, 2000
The Supreme Court rules that the government lacks authority to regulate tobacco as an addictive drug, throwing out the Clinton administration’s main anti-smoking initiative.
March 26, 2000
Vladimir Putin is elected President of Russia.
April 1, 2000
The 2000 United States Census determines the resident population of the United States to be 281,421,906.
May 12, 2000
The Tate Modern Gallery opens in London.
September 15, 2000
The 2000 Summer Olympics begin in Sydney, Australia.
November 7, 2000
George W. Bush, Republican candidate and Texas Governor defeats Democratic Vice President Al Gore in the closest election in history. Due to disputed votes in Florida, the final outcome of the election is not known for months.
November 7, 2000
Hillary Clinton is elected to the United States Senate, making her the first First Lady of the United States to win public office.
November 16, 2000
Bill Clinton becomes the first sitting U.S. President to visit Vietnam.
December 28, 2000
After 28 years, U.S. retail giant Montgomery Ward announces it is going out of business.
December 31, 2000
The Millennium Dome in London closes its doors one year to the day of its opening.
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