- Start of a new millennium.
- September 11th Attacks: Terrorists hijack four planes, crashing two into the Twin Towers, one into the Pentagon and the fourth crashes into a field after being taken back by the passengers.
- A race riot occurs in Oldham, Greater Manchester, UK
- Bush fires in Canberra, Australia kill 4 People
- Youtube is founded.
- Facebook is founded
- Russia cuts natural gas to the Ukraine because of a gas dispute