2001 Newspapers

Welcome to Historic Newspapers. We offer you the chance to search for any 2001 newspaper from this memorable year in history.

Delivered to your door, these original and bespoke newspapers will arrive carefully preserved and beautifully packaged to make a remarkable gift for others, or for yourself. For anyone looking to dig into the recent history of 2001, a newspaper from this year is the best way to take a look at the past. With unforgettable and shocking events including the 9/11 Twin Tower tragedy, the news from 2001 is not one to be missed.

2001 Newspapers
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2001 Newspapers

2001 Newspaper Headlines

Our collection houses a fascinating range of 2001 newspaper articles, as they were printed when the news headlines became public to the world. For the opinions on groundbreaking 2001 events such as the presidential election of George W. Bush, published by some of the world’s most renowned editors, original newspapers provide all the information.

Perhaps you know someone who was born in the year 2001? Or know someone who was involved in some of the most unforgettable events in history? A 2001 newspaper will provide all the details from the monumental stories of the year, making a remarkable gift that will be treasured for a lifetime. For a breakdown of the events from the year 2001, we offer an overview in the table below.

January 16, 2001 
President Bill Clinton awards former President Theodore Roosevelt a posthumous Medal of Honor for his service during the Spanish-American War. 11 of Roosevelt’s descendants accept on his behalf.

January 18, 2001 
President Bill Clinton delivers his farewell address to the nation.

January 20, 2001
George W. Bush succeeds Bill Clinton, becoming the 43rd President.

March 23, 2001
The Russian space station ‘Mir’ re-enters the atmosphere near Nadi, Fiji, and falls into the Pacific Ocean.

March 25, 2001
The 73rd Academy Awards, hosted by Steve Martin, are held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. Gladiator wins the Oscar for ‘Best Picture.’

April 7, 2001 
19 year old African American Timothy Thomas is shot by a police officer in Cincinnati, which sparks riots in downtown Cincinnati from April 10-12.

May 24, 2001
Sherpa Temba Tsheri becomes the youngest person to conquer Mount Everest, at the age of just 16-years-old.

July 13, 2001
Beijing wins the bid to host the 2008 Summer Olympic Games.

September 11, 2001
Almost 3,000 people are killed in the ‘9/11’ terrorist attacks in the United States. Al-Quaeda terrorists seize four American passenger flights and crash the aeroplanes into the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers in New York City, the Pentagon, and grassland in Pennsylvania. The attack launches the global War on Terrorism.

October 5, 2001 
San Francisco Giants’s Barry Bonds breaks the single season home run record, with his 71st and 72nd home runs of the year.

October 7, 2001 
The United States invades Afghanistan, followed by other nations participating in Operation Enduring Freedom.

November 13, 2001 
President George W. Bush signs an executive order allowing military tribunals against any foreigners suspected of having connections to terrorist acts or planned acts against the United States. This is the first such act since World War II.

November 29, 2001
George Harrison, English musician and lead guitarist of the Beatles (b. 1943) dies.

December 13, 2001
President George W. Bush announces the United States’s withdrawal from the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty.

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JACQUELINE ANN FINCH Trustpilot product review 5 star rating December 3 2020

This was a gift and the person I gave it to was delighted with it.

RUSTON Trustpilot product review 5 star rating December 3 2020

excellent process

Ed B Nottingham Trustpilot product review 5 star rating December 3 2020

Great service many thanks.

Dvernon Trustpilot product review 4 star rating December 3 2020

A nice product for gifts of memorable dates

Nik Trustpilot product review 5 star rating December 2 2020

Easier and cheaper than expected. Absolutely excellent

Customer Trustpilot product review 5 star rating December 2 2020

Enjoyed reading what happened on the day I was born. The paper arrived in a display box which will where the paper will be kept.

Hayley Savery Trustpilot product review 5 star rating December 2 2020

Amazing! Just what I hoped for and more. Great value for money. Lovely trip down memory lane for my grandad!

joe goldby Trustpilot product review 1 star rating December 2 2020

never received

  • Historic Newspapers Team December 2 2020

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Ben Trustpilot product review 5 star rating December 2 2020

Lovely old paper to read

Lavinia Bradley Trustpilot product review 3 star rating December 1 2020

Very disappointed. Only 3 pages and was very disappointed as it was to be a special gift but I have now had to go and find something else. It did arrive in a lovely box but as the box was virtually empty even that looked a bit ridiculous. If you had made contact with me and perhaps suggested an additional paper , I would have very happily paid for an additional copy of another paper.

  • Historic Newspapers Team December 2 2020

    Thank you for your review.

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    We will always provide you with your requested newspaper as it was printed on your selected date. As you have ordered a 1940’s date, during the Second World War, all newspapers were affected by the national rationing and therefore every newspaper only consisted of a few papers. The newspaper rationing continued until the early 1950’s. When you received your newspaper you should have received a card within the gift box to stating this information.

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    The Historic Newspapers Team