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This year in History: Born in 2001 and fun news items.
This year in History
The year 2001
October 23 Apple releases the iPodOctober 30 Michael Jordan returns to the NBA after 3 1/2 years of retirement and baseball.November 16 The first Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, is released.November 18 The Nintendo Gamecube is first released in the United States. February 8 Disney's California Adventure park opensApril 7 Mars Odyssey is launched.April 23 Intel introduces the Pentium 4 ProcessorMay 24 15-year-old Temba Tsheri is the youngest person to climb to the top of Mount Everest.September 11 9-11 terrorist attacks use airliners to destroy the World Trade Center and part of The Pentagon. In total, almost 3,000 are killed. September 14 The Nintendo Gamecube is released in Japan.Famous
October 8 The US Office of Homeland Security is established.
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