Jan 30th - Off the coast of Ivory Coast, Kenya Airways Flight 431 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean, killing 169 people.
Jan 13th - Earthquake measuring magnitude 7.6 strikes El Salvador, killing more than 840 people.
Euro banknotes and coins become legal tender in twelve of the European Union's member states.
George Bush was elected president in the 54th presidential election.
A terrorist attack in New York called 9/11 happened. The World Trade Center towers collapsed.
"How the Grinch Stole Christmas" is the most popular movie in 2000.
Ms. Jackson by OutKast is the top song in 2001.
On June 8, 2000, Tatum Riley was born in Phoenix, Arizona.