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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 2001.
The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 2001: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 2001?


Events

  • 01 Apr 2001 An EP-3E United States Navy surveillance aircraft collides with a Chinese People's Liberation Army Shenyang J-8 fighter jet. The Navy crew makes an emergency landing in Hainan, People's Republic of China and is detained.
  • 06 Apr 2001 Film: ''Along Came a Spider'' starring Morgan Freeman
  • 07 Apr 2001 Timothy Thomas, a 19-year-old African-American, is shot by a police officer in Cincinnati, Ohio, sparking riots in downtown Cincinnati from April 10 to April 12.
  • 08 Apr 2001 Tiger Woods wins the 2001 Masters Tournament, completing the "Tiger Slam", with Woods becoming the first golfer to hold all four professional major titles simultaneously, having won the U.S. Open, Open Championship, and PGA Championship in 2000.
  • 11 Apr 2001 Film: ''Joe Dirt'' starring David Spade
  • 15 Apr 2001 Easter day (not again until 2063).
  • 16 Apr 2001 India and Bangladesh begin a five-day border conflict, but are unable to resolve the disputes about their border.
  • 20 Apr 2001 The anti-globalization movement holds a People's Summit and large protest marches, some of which are forcibly put down by police, against the FTAA summit in Quebec City, Quebec.
  • 21 Apr 2001 12th Annual Thunder Over Louisville is held in Louisville, Kentucky.
  • 22 Apr 2001 Gentry Underwood and Michelle Stevens are married in Carmel Valley, California
  • 28 Apr 2001 Soyuz TM-32 lifts off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, carrying the first space tourist, American Dennis Tito.
  • 30 Apr 2001 Dennis Tito, the first 'space tourist' in space lifts off in a Russian rocket heading for the International Space Station.

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Movies

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Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Country: United States of America

Yojimbo

Yojimbo

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshirô Mifune, Eijirô Tôno, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yôko Tsukasa

Country: United States of America

Amélie

Amélie

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Starring: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Lorella Cravotta

Country: United States of America

Brown of Harvard

Brown of Harvard

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: William Haines, Jack Pickford, Mary Brian, Francis X. Bushman Jr.

Country: United States of America

The Sacrifice

The Sacrifice

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall, Guðrún Gísladóttir

Books

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Death In Holy Orders by P. D. James

Death In Holy Orders

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From the award-winning master of literary crime fiction, a classic work rich in tense drama and psychological insight.On the East Anglian seacoast, a small theological college hangs precariously on an eroding

American Terrorist by Lou Michel and Dan Herbeck

American Terrorist

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At 9:02 A.M. on April 19, 1995, in the largest terrorist act ever perpetrated on American soil, the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Office Building in Oklahoma City was destroyed by the

A Day Late and A Dollar Short by Terry McMillan

A Day Late and A Dollar Short

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Las Vegas, 1994.The Prices are introduced by Viola, the family's outspoken matriarch: Her husband, Cecil, has shut the door behind him for the last time; and their four adult kids, scattered across the country, seem determined to send her to …

A Darkness More Than Night by Michael Connelly

A Darkness More Than Night

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Terry McCaleb, the retired FBI agent who starred in the bestseller "Blood Work," is asked by the LAPD to help them investigate aseries of murders that have them baffled.

The Last Time They Met by Anita Shreve

The Last Time They Met

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From the last time Linda and Thomas meet, at a charmless hotel in a distant city, to the moment, thirty-five years earlier, when a chance encounter on a rocky beach binds