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The 2000s, also known as the noughties[1] was the decade that started on January 1, 2000, and ended on December 31, 2009.

Events[change | change source]

The September 11th terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center
  • 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 | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The noughties: So where are we now?". BBC News. January 1, 2000. Archived from the original on 2014-05-12. Retrieved April 21, 2010.

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