2000 Newspapers

Historic Newspapers house the world’s largest newspaper archive. Here, you will be able to search for any genuine 2000 newspapers that were printed in the year of the millennium.

These original editions are carefully preserved to keep the ageing newspaper looking fresh and young, in order to make the perfect gift for a special occasion. Each 2000 Newspaper will arrive at your door carefully packaged in good condition and can be paired with a certificate of authenticity and presentation box of your choosing.

Age of PaperPrice
1-39 yearsFrom £19.99
40-69 yearsFrom £29.99
70 years +From £34.99
Original 2000 Newspapers
FROM £19.99
Original 2000 Newspapers

2000 Newspaper Headlines

We understand that a date can have a special meaning to someone; whether it be a birthday, anniversary or a significant memory from the past. As a way of connecting to the year 2000 Events, we believe original newspapers have the ability to transport a reader back to the day in question – offering a glimpse into history.

Buying from Historic Newspapers means the reader will not only be able to relive historic 2000 Newspaper Articles, but will receive a beautiful and sentimental gift that will be treasured and talked about for years to come. When purchasing the item, the customer even gets the opportunity to customise the product and make it more personal. If you decide to house your 2000 newspaper in one of our stunning presentation options, the original newspaper can be stored and shared with future generations. For a guide to the historic dates within the year 2000, including the election of Russian President Putin and the ringing in of the new century, please see a breakdown in the table below.

1st January 2000
Y2K passes without serious failures, despite fears of the Millennium Bug breaking down computers.

11th January 2000
The trawler Solway Harvester sinks off the Isle of Man.

31st January 2000
Dr. Harold Shipman is found guilty of murdering fifteen patients between 1995 and 1998 and is subsequently sentenced to life imprisonment.

17th February 2000
Microsoft releases Windows 2000.

23rd February 2000
Sir Stanley Matthews, English footballer (b. 1915) dies

26th March 2000
Vladimir Putin is elected President of Russia.

31st March 2000
Myra Hindley loses a High Court appeal against her life imprisonment sentence.

12th May 2000
The Tate Modern Gallery opens in London.

2nd July 2000
France beats Italy 2-1 to win ‘Euro 2000’ with a Golden Goal.

18th July 2000
Alex Salmond resigns as leader of the Scottish National Party.

18th July 2000
Sussex police launch a murder investigation after the body of a 9-year-old girl found near Pulborough is confirmed to be that of Sarah Payne, who was reported missing on 1st July.

25th July 2000
Air France Flight 4590, a Concorde aircraft, crashes into a hotel in Gonesse just after take-off in Paris. All 109 passengers are killed, in addition to four people from the hotel.

15th September 2000
The 2000 Summer Olympics begin in Sydney, Australia.

21st October 2000
Reginald “Reggie” Kray, leading figure in organised crime in London (b. 1933) dies.

3rd November 2000
Widespread flooding occurs throughout England and Wales after days of heavy rain.

7th November 2000
A criminal gang raids the Millennium Dome to steal The Millennium Star diamond, but police surveillance catches them in the act.

31st December 2000
The Millennium Dome closes its doors one year to the day of its opening.

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Patrick Doherty Trustpilot product review 5 star rating November 24 2020

very prompt service

Janie Spring Trustpilot product review 3 star rating November 21 2020

I ordered a paper as I had missed an obituary and the order was easy to make and arrived very speedily

  • Historic Newspapers Team November 23 2020

    Thank you for your review.

    Your feedback as its a great review however been put through as 3 star.

    If you can advise of anything we can do to improve our services, we would be more than happy to assist and follow up as required.

    Please accept our apologies for any inconvenienced caused.

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Patrizia Velardi Trustpilot product review 5 star rating November 21 2020

Fantastic idea brought back some memories!

Derrick George Trustpilot product review 5 star rating November 18 2020

This was a 40th birthday present and was in decent condition considering its age. It was expensive but worth the price to us because of its uniqueness

Adam James Trustpilot product review 5 star rating November 16 2020

My Dad was blown away by this gift. The new paper is in beautiful condition and well preserved, even the smell of paper bought back memories for him. It was well presented with the whiskey in the box. Great gift. Thank you.

Charlotte Trustpilot product review 5 star rating November 16 2020

Amazing authentic product

ALEC Trustpilot product review 5 star rating November 16 2020

Fascinating reading! Great fun.

Anne Greene-Pask Trustpilot product review 5 star rating November 15 2020

Amazing paper

EddieB Trustpilot product review 5 star rating November 15 2020

Perfect.nnArrived as ordered, a great present, very pleased

Graham Trustpilot product review 5 star rating November 13 2020

Great idea for a gift at a great price