Jump to content

2000s (decade)

Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge
September 11 attacksEuroIraq WarWar on TerrorSocial media2008 Simmer OlympicsFinancial crisis o 2007–082004 Indian Ocean yirdquauk an tsunami
Frae left, clockwise: The Warld Trade Center an the Statue o Liberty during the 9/11 attacks; the euro enters intae European siller in 2002; a statue o Saddam Hussein bein toppled during the Iraq War; U.S. truips heidin toward an airmy helicopter during the War on Terror; social media throu the Internet spreads athort the warld; a Cheenese soldier gazes at the 2008 Simmer Olympics commencin; an economic crisis, the lairgest since the Great Depression, hits the warld in 2008; a tsunami frae the Indian Ocean follaein a yirdquauk kills ower 250,000 on Boxin Day, 2004.
Millennium: 3rd millennium
Centuries: 20t century21st century22nt century
Decades: 1970s 1980s 1990s2000s2010s 2020s 2030s
Years: 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

The 2000s (pronoonced "twa-thoosands") wis a decade o the Gregorian calendar that began on Januar 1, 2000, an endit on December 31, 2009.