The year 2001 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 2001 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 2001 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
01 May
10 MayMore than 120 spectators died in a stampede during a football match in Ghana.
24 May15-year-old Sherpa Tenba Sheri of Nepal became the youngest climber to conquer Mount Everest.
10 JuneBarlusconi was appointed Prime Minister of Italy.
20 JuneGeneral Pervez Musharraf became the President of Pakistan.
23 JulyMeghavati Sukarnoputri became the President of Indonesia.
11 September2,752 people were killed when planes collided in a terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York, USA.
02 OctoberNATO gave the nod to the 19-nation organization to attack Afghanistan.
23 OctoberNASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft began orbiting Mars.
27 OctoberFamous actor of Hindi films Pradeep Kumar died.
12 NovemberAll 260 passengers on board the American Airlines plane crashed in New York.
04 AugustRussia and North Korea signed a strategic agreement.
16 AugustAstronomers had found a planet outside the solar system using the Hubble Space Telescope.
25 AugustAustralian leg-spinner Shenwarn became the first spin bowler to take 400 Test wickets in the history of Test cricket in London.
09 DecemberUnited National Party leader Ranil Wickramasinghe was sworn in as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka.
15 DecemberPisa Minar, one of the wonders of the world, was reopened to the public after being closed for eleven years.
20 JanuaryUS President George W. Bush succeeded in getting the presidency after a tough fight with Ale Gore in the presidential election. It was the most powerful electoral battle in the history of America.
07 FebruaryIsraeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak defeated in the election, Ariel Sharon becomes the new Prime Minister.
11 FebruaryA Dutch computer programmer launched the Anna Kurnikova virus, affecting millions of e-mails.
13 FebruaryA 6.6 magnitude earthquake in the Central American country of El Salvador killed at least 400 people.
18 FebruaryFBI agent Robert Hansen was arrested on charges of spying for the Soviet Union and sentenced to life imprisonment.
26 FebruarySir Don Bradman, cricket's greatest player, died.
11 MarchPullela Gopichand became the world champion in badmintal.
15 MarchKarase was re-appointed Prime Minister of Fiji.
25 MarchMore than a thousand people died due to the earthquake that struck 100 miles away from Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan.
29 MarchThe United States refused to accept the Kyoto Treaty on Global Warming.
02 April35 police officers killed by Maoist rebels in Nepal.
28 AprilAmerican businessman Dennis Anthony became the first space tourist.
18 FebruaryFBI agent Robert Hansen was arrested because he was accused of spying Russia for 25 years.
04 MarchA bomb exploded at the BBC Television Center in London, UK.
01 AprilThe Netherlands became the first country in the world to enact gay marriage laws.
13 MaySilvio Berlusconi won the general election, becoming the Prime Minister of Italy for the second time.
07 JuneTony Blair's Labor Party won by an overwhelming majority.
20 JulyLondon Stock Exchange made public.
03 AugustThe first film "The Princess Diaries" starring Anne Hathaway was released.
09 SeptemberAhmed Shah Masood, the leader of the Northern Alliance, was assassinated in Afghanistan.
08 OctoberUS President George W. Bush established the Office of Homeland Security.
14 NovemberWar in Afghanistan: Afghan Northern Alliance fighters capture the capital Kabul.
12 DecemberWinona Ryder was arrested from Beverly Hills, California on charges of theft.
13 JanuaryIn El Salvador 850 people were killed due to landslide and earthquake.
13 JanuaryThe first of two large earthquakes struck El Salvador, killing at least 944 people and destroy over 100,000 homes.
20 JanuaryGeorge Bush sworn in as the 43rd President of U.S.
23 JanuaryFive people attempted to set themselves on fire in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, an act that many people later claimed was staged by the Communist Party of China to frame Falun Gong and thus escalate their persecution.
31 JanuaryScottish judges sitting in court in the Netherlands convicted Libyan national Abdelbaset al-Megrahi of 270 counts of murder in thebombing of Pan Am Flight 103.
09 FebruaryThe American submarine USS Greeneville accidentally collided with the Ehime Maru, a Japanese training vessel operated by the Uwajima Fishery High School.
12 FebruaryNASA's robotic space probe NEAR Shoemaker touched down on Eros, becoming the first spacecraft to land on an asteroid.
14 FebruaryNEAR known as Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous was a spacecraft that Leeame the first vehicle to land on asteroid.
18 FebruaryAmerican FBI agent Robert Hansen was arrested and charged with spying for Soviet and Russian intelligence agencies over a period of 22 years.
18 FebruaryInter-ethnic violence between Dayaks and Madurese broke out inSampit, Indonesia, that would ultimately result in more than 500 deathsand 100,000 Madurese displaced from their homes.
21 FebruaryU2, Steely Dan, Macy Gray and Sting win major awards at 43rd Grammy Awards.
28 FebruaryA high-speed train accident occurred at Great Heck near Selby,North Yorkshire, England, killing ten passengers and injuring 82 others.
23 MarchRussia's Mir space station crashed into the Pacific during a controlled re-entry.
01 AprilIn St. Zuis, the 20th NCAA basketball championship was held.
02 AprilThe 63rd NCAA men's baseball championship was held at the Metrodome Minianpolis.
07 AprilNASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey, currently a long -lived -lived -lived spacecraft in the orbit of any other planet besides Earth, has been launched from Cape Keenavral.
28 AprilDennis Tito became the world's first fee to be a space tourist to pay the Russian Soyuz TM -32 spacecraft in the International Spacecraft.
03 MayThe United States Human Rights Commission lost its seat on 3 May 2001 due to resentment in several countries on poor US polling records on several issues such as availability of land mines and ad drugs. This was the first time after being established in 1947 when the US was not a member of the United Nations.
09 MayThe worst stadium disaster in the history of Africa occurred on 9 May 2001 at Ohen Zone Sports Stadium, Acra, Ghana, which is better as the Akra Sports Stadium disaster. The disappointed football fan started throwing plastic seats and bottles on the pitch, due to which a stampede occurred in the crowd due to the reaction of the tear gas in the crowd, which eventually killed 127 people.
21 MayThe French Taubira law went into effect on May 21, 2001, officially abolishing the Atlantic slave trade and slavery and deemed it a crime against humanity.
25 May32 -year -old Eric Vahemier became the first blind man to reach the top of Mount Everest. Eric Vaheenmeyer is an American athlete, courageous, writer, activist and inspiring speaker, and the only blind man to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
05 JuneTropical Storm Ellison made a landfall in southeast Texas, causing a loss of $ 5.5 billion, making it the most expensive tropical storm US history.
12 JuneRobert Edward Dyer was sentenced to 16 years for a six -month long letter bomb campaign against the British Supermarket series Tesco.
20 JulyTwenty -three -year -old anti -Italian global Carlo Giuliani staged a police officer protesting during the 27th G8 Summit, Genova, Italy.
23 JulyPeople's Consulting Assembly removed Abdurrahmanavid and became the first female President of Megavati Sukarnoputri Indonesia.
01 AugustThe ban on human cloning law does not have voting, even the United States's Representative Assembly voted for it as the Democratic -led Senate was opposed to it.
08 AugustIn Bahamas, a company named Cloned has revealed that they can cloning humans. Cloned argued that it is ethical to cloning human genetic material and complications of cloning, such as congenital defects or fetus deaths, do not intimidate the company's president Ms. Boiseller. She will refrain from confirming whether a human clone has been made in his laboratory.
13 AugustInternational aid agencies in the Congo are demanding more assistance from the international community for the Save the Children, Oxfam and Christian aid war.
25 AugustVarious members of American singer Alia and her record company died when her overloaded airplane crashed shortly after Marsh Harbor Airport in Marsh Harbor Airport, The Bahamas.
30 AugustThe new Euro currency is introduced in Frankfurt, Germany, before its formal start, which is to be next year.
03 SeptemberTruble-Protestant loyalists began picketing of a Catholic school for girls in the Protestant part of Belfast, Ardoyne, Northern Ireland.
11 September911 attacks took place on this day, in which 4 passenger jets were abducted and two aircraft were crashed at the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City.
11 SeptemberAl-Qaeda terrorists, New York City and Washington, D.C. Four passenger aircraft drivers were abducted for suicide attacks against the target in the area.
13 SeptemberOsama bin Laden is nominated as Prime Minister behind terrorist attacks in the United States two days ago, which was done by State Secretary Colonel Powell.
20 SeptemberDuring a television address for a joint session of the Unitedstates Congress, US President George W. Bush declared a 'war on onrror' against al-Qaeda and other global terrorist groups.
05 OctoberAmerican baseball player Barry Bonds surpassed Mark McGwire's season-hom run with 71st and 72nd domestic runs with their milestones.
07 OctoberThe war in the war-Afghanistan on terrorism began with an air war campaign in which the Taliban and al-Qaeda forces were targeted.
08 OctoberScandinavian Airlines flight SK686 collided with a Sessna Citation II Business Jet at Lynet Airport in Milan, Italy, killing 118 people.
15 OctoberNASA's Galileo spacecraft passes through 112 miles of Jupiter's Moon IO.
22 OctoberBritain's worst floods in twenty years affect the major parts because forecasts predict more abundant rainfall.
23 OctoberThe first iPod by Apple has been released with the ability to store one thousand songs. It came with 5GB hard drives which was fully compatible with Mac.
23 OctoberThe line of portable media players designed and marketed by IPOD, Apple was launched.
25 OctoberWindows XP, Microsoft was one of the most popular and widely used versions of the Windows operating system.
28 OctoberIslamic militants attacked a church in East Pakistan, including 18 people killed during prayer, including children.
12 NovemberAmerican Airlines Flight 587 John F. Kennedy International Airport crashed in residential buildings after takeoff from York, in which a total of 265 people were killed.
25 NovemberIt was reported that Osama bin Laden was hidden in Jalalabad (Eastern Afghanistan) region. At least one source also revealed that Laden was allegedly traveling by horses at night time.
27 NovemberThe Hubble Space Telescope detected sodium in the atmosphere of the Extrasolar planet HD 209458B, which is the atmospheric measurement of the first planets of our solar system.
02 DecemberLess than two months after disclosing accounting violations, Texas -based energy firm Enron filed for bankruptcy, evaporating about $ 11 billion in shareholder money.
22 DecemberBurhanuddin Rabbani of the northern coalition handed over Powerin Afghanistan to the interim government led by Hamid Karzai.

Important Historical Events of the Year 2001 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
12 JulyFriendship' bus service between India and Bangladesh Agartala and Dhaka started.
30 SeptemberFormer veteran Congress leader Madhav Rao Scindia died in an air crash in Mainpuri.
26 OctoberJapan announced the lifting of sanctions against India and Pakistan.
10 NovemberIndian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee addressed the United Nations General Assembly.
02 AugustPakistan was approved by the Government of India to import sugar from India.
10 DecemberDada Muni, one of the stalwarts of Indian cinema, died.
13 DecemberThe world's largest democracy 'Indian Parliament' was attacked by terrorists at 11.20 am. The terrorists attack on the Indian Parliament killed 15 people, including all terrorists.
26 JanuaryThe western part of India and many parts of Pakistan were affected by a major earthquake that caused thousands of people to fall asleep, as well as over 20,000 people in Gujarat.
03 AprilFormer President of the United States Bill Clinton visited India.
07 AprilChina sent President Bush's Indian Defense Minister Jaswant Singh to the United States and India's Defense Cooperation Agreement, Protocol, to apologize rather than apologize to the United States, NASA's Odyssey vehicle sailed to Mars.
10 AprilTehran Declaration signed between India and Iran.
01 JanuaryIn India, Kolkata was renamed as Calcutta, West Bengal.
26 JanuaryBhuj in India is hit by Earthquake causing great damage. Nearly 20,000 people were killed.
16 AprilIndia and Bangladesh began a five -day struggle on their undisputed border, which ended in a deadlock.
27 SeptemberChitrakoot was established in Jagadguru Rambhadracharya Disabled University, especially variety for disabled in the world, Uttar Pradesh, India.
13 DecemberThe Parliament of India was attacked by five gunmen, resulting in 12 deaths, including criminals.

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