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Monday, May 1. 2000, 12:00:00 PM UTC+0000

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Monday, May 1, 2000

An earthquake hits Banggai, Indonesia, leaving 54 dead.
In San Antonio, Texas, computer pioneer Datapoint files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
After originating in the Philippines, the ILOVEYOU computer virus spreads quickly throughout the world.
A new class of composite material is fabricated, which has a combination of physical properties never before seen in a natural or man-made material.ref name=comp{{cite journal|url=//people.ee.duke.edu/~drsmith/pubs_smith_group/Smith_PRL_84_4184_(2000).pdf|doi=10.1103/PhysRevLett.84.4184|pmid=10990641|title=Composite Medium with Simultaneously Negative Permeability and Permittivity|first5=S|last5=Schultz|first4=SC|last4=Nemat-Nasser|first3=DC|last3=Vier|first2=WJ|year=2000|last2=Padilla|last1=Smith|first1=D. R.|journal=Physical Review Letters|volume=84|issue=18|pages=4184–7|bibcode=2000PhRvL..84.4184S}}ref name=UCSD-press-release{{cite web|author=McDonald, Kim|title= UCSD Physicists Develop a New Class of Composite Material with 'Reverse' Physical Properties Never Before Seen
Effective date of Canada's first modern-day treaty – The Nisga'a Final Agreement
A rare conjunction of 7 celestial bodies (Sun, Moon, planets MercuryndashSaturn) occurs during the New Moon.//nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/alignment.html
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