Today in History for November 2000
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Events 1 - 14 of 14
2nd - The first crew arrives at the International Space Station.
5th - Emperor Haile Selassie I is given an Imperial funeral by the Ethiopian Orthodox church
7th - Controversial US presidential election that was later resolved in the Bush v. Gore Supreme Court Case.
7th - The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration discovers one of the country's largest LSD labs inside a converted military missile silo in Wamego, Kansas.
7th - Hillary Rodham Clinton is elected to the United States Senate, becoming the first former First Lady to win public office in the United States, although actually she still was the First Lady.
11th - In Kaprun, Austria, 155 skiers and snowboarders die when a cable car catches fire in an alpine tunnel.
13th - Philippine House Speaker Manuel B. Villar, Jr. passes the articles of impeachment against Philippine President Joseph Estrada.
15th - A chartered Antonov AN-24 crashes after takeoff from Luanda, Angola killing more than 40 people
15th - New Jharkhand state comes into existence in India
16th - Bill Clinton becomes the first U.S. President to visit Vietnam since the end of the Vietnam War.
17th - A catastrophic landslide in Log pod Mangartom, Slovenia, kills 7, and causes millions of SIT of damage. It is one of the worst catastrophes in Slovenia in the past 100 years.
17th - Alberto Fujimori is removed from office as president of Peru.
25th - 2000 Baku earthquake took place.
28th - Ukrainian politician Oleksander Moroz begins the Cassette Scandal by publicly accusing President Leonid Kuchma of involvement in the murder of journalist Georgiy Gongadze.
Birthdays 1 - 1 of 1
20th - Connie Talbot, English singer
Weddings 1 - 3 of 3
18th - Actor and producer Michael Douglas (67) weds Academy Award- and Tony Award-winning Welsh actress Catherine Zeta-Jones (42) at The Plaza Hotel in New York City
18th - "Queen" guitarist Brian May (53) weds "EastEnders" actress Anita Dobson (51) in a civil ceremony at Richmond Register Office
24th - Actor, screenwriter and director Jon Favreau (34) weds physician Joya Tillem (30) in Sonoma, California
Deaths 1 - 23 of 23
1st - Bernard Erhard, American voice actor (b. 1934)
5th - Victor Grinich, American businessman (b. 1924)
5th - Bibi Titi Mohammed, Tanzanian politician (b.1926)
5th - Jimmie Davis, singer and politician (b. 1899)
6th - David R. Brower, American environmentalist (b. 1912)
6th - L. Sprague de Camp, American writer (b. 1907)
7th - Chidambaram Subramaniam, Indian politician (b. 1910)
7th - Queen Ingrid, Queen Dowager of Denmark (b. 1910)
9th - Hugh Paddick, British actor (b. 1915)
10th - Jacques Chaban-Delmas, Prime Minister of France (b. 1915)
12th - Leah Rabin, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, (b. 1928)
12th - Franck Pourcel, French popular orchestra leader (b. 1913)
14th - Robert Trout, American journalist (b. 1908)
16th - DJ Screw, American hiphop DJ (b. 1971)
16th - Joe C., American rapper (b. 1974)
17th - Louis Eugène Félix Néel, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1904)
20th - Mike Muuss, American computer programmer (b. 1958)
20th - Kalle Päätalo, Finnish writer (b. 1919)
22nd - Christian Marquand, French actor, director and screenwriter (b. 1927)
22nd - Emil Zátopek, Czech athlete (b. 1922)
25th - Hugh Alexander, American baseball player (b. 1917)
27th - Len Shackleton, English former footballer (b. 1922)
28th - Liane Haid, Austrian actress (b. 1895)