Events of 2000

I'll bet you remember when some of these happened.
Quiz by FentonsDad
Last updated: May 29, 2017
You have not attempted this quiz yet.
First submittedNovember 4, 2012
Times taken410
Average score50.0%
Report this quizReport
Enter your answer here
 / 30 guessed
The quiz is paused. You have remaining.
You scored / = %
This beats or equals % of test takers also scored 100%
The average score is
Your high score is
Your fastest time is
Keep scrolling down for answers and more stats ...
Jan. 10
The largest-ever corporate merger joins AOL and this media company.
Time Warner
Jan. 11
This troubled singer is caught at an airport with marijuana in her bag.
Whitney Houston
Jan. 30
This midwest team, led by QB Kurt Warner, defeats the Titans in the Super Bowl.
St. Louis Rams
Feb. 12
This creator of Peanuts dies; the final original strip is published the next day.
Charles Schulz
Feb. 17
Microsoft releases this version of Windows.
Windows 2000
Feb. 23
This Mexican-American guitarist wins 8 Grammys.
Carlos Santana
Mar. 26
This man is elected President of Russia for the first time.
Vladimir Putin
Mar. 26
The Oscars are dominated by this movie, starring Kevin Spacey as a man going through a mid-life crisis.
American Beauty
April 22
Feds seize 6-year old Elián González in Miami. After a long custody battle, he would be sent back to this country.
May 16
The decade’s best-selling album by a female artist is released. Name it or her.
Britney Spears -- Oops!… I Did It Again
June 19
This team wins the NBA finals, led by center Shaquille O'Neal.
L.A. Lakers
July 1
Death of this actor, whose movies include “Grumpy Old Men,” “The Odd Couple,” “Dennis the Menace,” and “The Bad News Bears.”
Walter Matthau
July 2
This man is elected President of Mexico, ending 71 years of rule by the PRI.
Vicente Fox
July 10
After his father’s death, this man becomes Syria’s leader.
Bashar al-Assad
July 26
The beginning of the end for this music file-sharing website, as a judge rules it must shut down.
July 31
Republican National Convention opens in Philadelphia, where this man is nominated for President.
George W. Bush
Aug. 5
Death of this great English actor, who you unfortunately know only as Obi-Wan Kenobi.
Sir Alec Guinness
Aug. 8
The H.L. Hunley, a Confederate _________, is raised to the surface of Charleston Harbor.
Aug. 12
All 118 crewmen die when the Kursk, a submarine belonging to this country, sinks in the Barents Sea.
Aug. 14
Democratic National Convention opens in L.A., where this man is nominated for President.
Al Gore
Sept. 15
The Summer Olympics open in this southern-hemisphere city.
Sydney, Australia
Oct. 5
Downfall of Slobodan Milošević, President of this no-longer-extant country.
Oct. 12
This U.S. destroyer is badly damaged by Al-Qaeda suicide bombers in Yemen.
USS Cole
Oct. 26
This team defeats its crosstown rivals in the World Series.
New York Yankees
Nov. 2
The first resident crew enters this orbiting craft.
International Space Station
Nov. 7
This woman becomes the first U.S. First Lady to win public office.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Dec. 12
The U.S. Supreme Court stops the vote recount in this state, handing the Presidency to the Republican candidate.
The top-selling album of the year is “No Strings Attached,” by this group.
'N Sync
This golfer sets or ties 27 PGA Tour records during the year.
Tiger Woods
This player wins Wimbledon, the U.S. Open, and the Olympics Women’s Singles tennis competitions.
Venus Williams
No comments yet