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Headlines From 2001 Events UK

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. A 2001 Newspaper offers the ultimate insight into 2001 news as it offers a true window into how the world once was, reported first hand from those living at that time. Birthday Newspapers offer a wonderful trip down memory lane, and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Headlines From 2001 Events

Not only will your newspaper be a fantastic way to discover 2001 history but it will also be a treasured gift of high sentimental value. This is made even more special with the certificate of authenticity included with every 2001 newspaper, at no extra charge. This can be personalised with not only the recipients name and the occasion but also a personal message. Add the perfect finishing touch to this special gift with one of our many stunning presentation options, ranging from commemorative keepsake folders to beautifully crafted gift boxes.

These look great but will also help to store your 2001 newspaper so that it can be referred to and enjoyed for many years to come. Not just by the person receiving it but by future generations that will enjoy sharing trips down memory lane as the 2001 pictures, headlines and news reports bring back fond memories from the past.

Newspaper 2001 Article Coverage

Please see below for a breakdown of important events that happened in 2001 which are likely to be covered in your newspaper dependent on the date selected. If you're looking for specific 2001 news headlines then please feel free to contact our archivist team who are experts when it comes to researching old newspapers from this significant period of historical interest.

Date Event
20th January 2001George W. Bush succeeds Bill Clinton, becoming the 43rd President of the United States.
20th February 2001The 2001 Foot and Mouth Disease crisis begins in the United Kingdom.
25th February 2001Sir Donald Bradman, Australian cricketer (b.1908) dies.
28th February 2001The Selby rail crash kills ten people in North Yorkshire.
23rd March 2001The Russian space station ‘Mir’ re-enters the atmosphere near Nadi, Fiji, and falls into the Pacific Ocean.
25th March 2001The 73rd Academy Awards, hosted by Steve Martin, are held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. “Gladiator” wins the Oscar for ‘Best Picture‘.
1st April 2001Former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia President Slobodan Miloševic surrenders to police special forces, to be tried on charge of war crimes.
24th May 2001Sherpa Temba Tsheri becomes the youngest person to conquer Mount Everest, at the age of just 16-years-old.
7th June 2001Tony Blair's Labour Party wins the general election.
13th July 2001Beijing wins the bid to host the 2008 Summer Olympic Games.
19th July 2001Politician and novelist Jeffrey Archer is sentenced to four years in prison for perjury and perverting the course of justice.
11th September 2001Almost 3,000 people are killed in the ‘9/11’ terrorist attacks in the United States. Al-Quaeda terrorists seize four American passenger flights and crash the aeroplanes into the World Trade Centre's Twin Towers in New York City, the Pentagon, and grassland in Pennsylvania.
4th November 2001The Police Service of Northern Ireland is established, replacing the controversial Royal Ulster Constabulary.
10th November 2001Australian Prime Minister John Howard is elected to a third term.
29th November 2001George Harrison, English musician (b. 1943) dies.
12th December 2001Roy Whiting is found guilty of murdering Sarah Payne at Lewes Crown Court. The trial judge recommends that Whiting should never be released.
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A Newspaper From 2001

Shown as an example of papers printed at this time (click to enlarge).