July 25, 2000 - A Concorde supersonic passenger jet crashes
just after takeoff from Paris killing all 109 aboard and 5 on the
August 12 - Russian Submarine Kursk sinks in the Barents Sea.
All 118 men aboard die.
September 28 - Ariel Sharon leads several hundred armed
Israelis in a visit to the Temple Mount, provoking an increase in
Palestinian civil disorder which developed into the Al-Aqsa
September - 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.
October 4 - President Slobodan Milosevic leaves office after
widespread demonstrations throughout Serbia and the withdrawal of
October 12 - In Aden, Yemen, the USS Cole is badly damaged by
two suicide bombers who placed a small boat laden with explosives
along-side the United States Navy destroyer, killing 17 crew
members and wounding at least 39.
November 7 - U.S. presidential election, 2000: Republican
challenger George W. Bush defeats Democrat Vice President Al Gore,
but the final o