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.

FROM £29.99

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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Adam Readman Trustpilot product review 5 star rating October 22 2019

Absolutely perfect for my parents' 55th anniversary.

Helene Harvey Trustpilot product review 5 star rating October 21 2019

Excellent product. My parents loved reading all the local stories from the day they got married - 50 years ago.

Michele S Trustpilot product review 5 star rating October 21 2019

Brilliant idea for special birthdays. Paper arrives beautifully presented, and the team are very helpful.

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Looks and smells authentic.

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Authentic newspaper despatched and received within a few days.

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Great birthday gift, well cared for and presented

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Interesting and well presented

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Fantastic birthday present

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Great idea for a special birthday

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Perfect from order to delivery