2000s

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The 2000s was the decade that started on January 1, 2000, and ended on December 31, 2009.

Events[change | edit source]

The September 11th terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center
  • July 2, 2001 – The first artificial heart is implanted in a human being.
  • September 18, 2001 – Letters containing anthrax spores are mailed to several American media offices and two American senators. Twenty-two people are exposed and 5 people die.
  • September 21, 2001 – A chemical factory explodes in Toulouse, France, killing 29 people and seriously wounding over 2,500.

People[change | edit source]