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An agreement is made by America Online to purchase Time Warner for $162 billion, becoming the largest corporate merger ever.
The first female president to be elected in Finland is Tarja Halonen. Read More
Following the death of Charles M. Schulz, the last publication of the original Peanuts comic strip created by Schulz occurs.
The inaugural celebration of International Mother Language Day is held by UNESCO. Read More
Japan releases the PlayStation 2, which becomes the all-time best-selling game console. Read More
Ecuador adopts the United States dollar as their official currency. Read More
Washington holds an American anti-globalization protest. Read More
During the New Moon, a rare gathering on 7 celestial bodies takes place. Read More
George W. Bush is nominated for President and Dick Cheney for Vice President by the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia.
One of the most popular shows on Nickelodeon, Dora the Explorer, is debuted. Read More
Al Gore is nominated for President and Senator Joe Lieberman for Vice President by the Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles.
The release of the Nintendo GameCube takes place. Read More
The United Nations is joined by Tuvalu. Read More
The Millennium Summit is attended by leaders of the world at the United Nations Headquarters.
World Trade Organization is joined by Albania. Read More
The Millennium Declaration of the United Nations is established in New York. Read More
Longbridge produces it's last Mini. Read More
The first summit of Arab leaders is held in Cairo, Egypt for the first time in 4 years. Read More
This is the day before the Soyuz TM-31 is launched carrying the first crew to reside in the International Space Station, making this the final date where there is no human presence in space.
The first resident crew of the International Space Station arrives. Read More
The first sitting President of the United States to visit Vietnam in 25 years, since the end of the Vietnam War, is President Clinton.
The United States Presidency is won by George W. Bush upon the stopping of the presidential recount in Florida by the Supreme Court.
The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant shuts down completely upon the closing of the third and final reactor.