The number 2000s represents the 2000s decade.

2000s Fun Facts

The 2000s decade was full of great music, food, tragedies, inventions, conflicts, and good movies. Below are fun facts about the 2000s decade that you might find interesting.

The development of the internet during the 2000s was a significant social and economic phenomenon. Did you know that in 2006, the dwarf planet "Ceres" was classified as a planet?

2000s History Fun Facts

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The portable media player, iPod, a product of Apple Inc., was first released on 23 October 2001. Since its release, it has held a significant market share in its category, edging over its competitors such as Sony Walkman and Sansa.
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The newly discovered moons of the dwarf planet Pluto were on 21 June 2006 officially named Nix (named after the Greek Goddess ) and Hydra (named after the nine-headed underworld serpent in Greek mythology).
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The International Astronomical Union (IAU) on 4 August 2006 downgraded Pluto as a dwarf planet as, according to it, the orbit of Pluto was covered with other objects, which made it fall short of qualifying the definition of a planet.
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Eris is the second-largest dwarf planet (and largest known trans-Neptunian object) in the Solar System. It was discovered on January 5, 2005. Eris has a highly-eccentric (more elliptical than circular) orbit.
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Australia made a record of sorts by winning three consecutive ICC Men's Cricket World Cup finals in 1999, 2003, and 2007 consecutively, which was termed as Australian Treble.
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After the 11 September attacks on the World Trade Center that rattled the United States of America, it launched an offensive and invaded Afghanistan.
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After 11 years and spending of $27,000,000 on its stabilization apart from fixing it's famous lean, the Leaning Tower of Pisa reopened on 15 December 2001.
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Windows XP, a direct successor of Windows 2000 and one of Microsoft's most successful operating systems, started its retail sales on 25 October 2001.
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The seventh and the final novel of the Harry Potter series, named “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” written by British author J. K. Rowling was released on 21 July 2007.
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After the United States of America invaded Iraq, it launched an operation codenamed “Operation Red Dawn” to capture the Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein in 2003.

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