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Unix time 946684800 – 978307199

2000 (MM) was a century leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2000th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 1000th and last year of the 2nd millennium, the 100th and last year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 2000s decade.

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2000 was designated as the International Year for the Culture of Peace [1] and the World Mathematical Year. [2]

Popular culture holds the year 2000 as the first year of the 21st century and the 3rd millennium because of a tendency to group the years according to decimal values, as if year zero were counted. According to the Gregorian calendar, these distinctions fall to the year 2001, because the 1st century was retroactively said to start with the year AD 1. Since the Gregorian calendar does not have year zero, its first millennium spanned from years 1 to 1000 inclusively and its second millennium from years 1001 to 2000. (More further information, see century and millennium.)

The year 2000 is sometimes abbreviated as "Y2K" (the "Y" stands for "year", and the "K" stands for "kilo" which means "thousand"). [3] [4] The year 2000 was the subject of Y2K concerns, which were fears that computers would not shift from 1999 to 2000 correctly. However, by the end of 1999, many companies had already converted to new, or upgraded, existing software. Some even obtained "Y2K certification". As a result of massive effort, relatively few problems occurred.

Events

January

February

February 8: The 2000 Mozambique flood occurs. An MH-53M Pave Low IV helicopter approaches the refueling basket of an MC-130P Combat Shadow.jpg
February 8: The 2000 Mozambique flood occurs.

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

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September 15: The 2000 Summer Olympics is held.

October

October 12: USS Cole bombing. USS Cole (DDG-67) Departs.jpg
October 12: USS Cole bombing.

November

December

World population

World population [28]
2000 1995 2005
World6,070,581,0005,674,380,000+396,201,000+6.98%6,453,628,000+383,047,000+6.31%
Africa795,671,000707,462,000+88,209,000+12.47%887,964,000+92,293,000+11.60%
Asia3,679,737,0003,430,052,000+249,685,000+7.28%3,917,508,000+237,771,000+6.46%
Europe727,986,000727,405,000+581,000+0.08%724,722,000-3,264,000-0.45%
Latin America520,229,000481,099,000+39,130,000+8.13%558,281,000+38,052,000+7.31%
Northern America315,915,000299,438,000+16,477,000+5.50%332,156,000+16,241,000+5.14%
Oceania31,043,00028,924,000+2,119,000+7.33%32,998,000+1,955,000+6.30%

Births

JanuaryMarch

AprilJune

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Ellie Carpenter

JulySeptember

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Erling Haaland

OctoberDecember

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Alphonso Davies

Deaths

Deaths
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January

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Bettino Craxi
Hedy Lamarr Hedy Lamarr Publicity Photo for The Heavenly Body 1944.jpg
Hedy Lamarr

February

Roger Vadim Roger Vadim - still.jpg
Roger Vadim
Charles M. Schulz Charles Schulz NYWTS.jpg
Charles M. Schulz

March

Ian Dury Ian Dury 1.jpg
Ian Dury

April

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Habib Bourguiba
Edward Gorey Gorey28.jpg
Edward Gorey

May

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Steve Reeves
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Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

June

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Hafez al-Assad

July

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Walter Matthau

August

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Sir Alec Guinness

September

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Pierre Trudeau

October

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Julie London
Steve Allen Steve Allen - press photo.JPG
Steve Allen

November

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Queen Ingrid of Denmark
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Jacques Chaban-Delmas

December

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Kirsty MacColl
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Jason Robards

Nobel Prizes

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See also

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1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar, the 1901st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 901st year of the 2nd millennium, the 1st year of the 20th century, and the 2nd year of the 1900s decade. As of the start of 1901, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1961st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 961st year of the 2nd millennium, the 61st year of the 20th century, and the 2nd year of the 1960s decade.

1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1956th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 956th year of the 2nd millennium, the 56th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1950s decade.

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2014 (MMXIV) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2014th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 14th year of the 3rd millennium and the 21st century, and the 5th year of the 2010s decade.

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2016 (MMXVI) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2016th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 16th year of the 3rd millennium and the 21st century, and the 7th year of the 2010s decade.

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