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  • Marseille, France
    Monday Jan 1, 2001

    George Weah

    Moving To Marseille

    Marseille, France
    Monday Jan 1, 2001

    Following his time in England, Weah returned to France and had a spell at Marseille, where he remained until May 2001.




  • U.S.
    Monday Jan 8, 2001

    Ruby Bridges

    Bridges was awarded the Presidential Citizens Medal

    U.S.
    Monday Jan 8, 2001

    On January 8, 2001, Bridges was awarded the Presidential Citizens Medal by President Bill Clinton.




  • England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Jan 10, 2001

    Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon

    Margaret was hospitalized

    England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Jan 10, 2001

    Margaret was hospitalized on 10 January 2001 due to loss of appetite and swallowing problems, after a further stroke.




  • Paris, France
    Saturday Jan 13, 2001

    Ronaldinho

    To Europe

    Paris, France
    Saturday Jan 13, 2001

    In 2001, Ronaldinho signed a five-year contract with French club Paris Saint-Germain in a €5 million transfer.




  • Washington D.C, U.S.
    Saturday Jan 20, 2001

    George W. Bush

    President of U.S.

    Washington D.C, U.S.
    Saturday Jan 20, 2001

    George W. Bush was elected President of the United States in 2000 and his first inauguration occurred on January 20, 2001.




  • India
    Friday Jan 26, 2001

    Disasters with highest death tolls

    2001 Gujarat Earthquake

    India
    Friday Jan 26, 2001

    The 2001 Gujarat earthquake, also known as the Bhuj earthquake, occurred on 26 January, India's 52nd Republic Day and lasted for over 2 minutes. The epicentre was about 9 km south-southwest of the village of Chobari in Bhachau Taluka of Kutch District of Gujarat, India. The intraplate earthquake reached 7.7 on the moment magnitude scale and had a maximum felt intensity of X (Extreme) on the Mercalli intensity scale. The earthquake killed between 13,805 and 20,023 people (including 18 in southeastern Pakistan), injured another 167,000 and destroyed nearly 400,000 homes.




  • Växjö, Sweden
    Wednesday Jan 31, 2001

    Zlatan Ibrahimović

    Ibrahimović's 1st International Match

    Växjö, Sweden
    Wednesday Jan 31, 2001

    Ibrahimović was eligible to represent Sweden, Bosnia and Herzegovina or Croatia at international level; he chose Sweden. He made his debut for Sweden in a 0–0 friendly draw against the Faroe Islands at Tipshallen on 31 January 2001 during the 2000–01 Nordic Football Championship.


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