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August 2000 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December


Events

  • August 8 - Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley is raised to the surface after 136 years on the ocean floor.
  • August 12 - Russian submarine Kursk sinks in the Barents Sea. All 118 men aboard die.
  • August 27 - Ostankino Tower in Moscow catches fire, three people are killed.
  • August 28 - For the first time in history, religious and spiritual leaders of the world's diverse faith traditions came together in New York on August 28th to discuss how to forge a partnership of peace with the United Nations.. Religious Summit UN Millennium Peace Summit
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