Y2K Bug lists babies as aged 100 in England

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Thousands of newborn babies have been listed officially as 100 years old. Computers at English register offices are refusing to recognise the year as 2000 and are printing 1900 on birth certificates. [...]

Source: The (London) *Times*, 17 Jan 2000; The full story is online at: http://www.the-times.co.uk/news/pages/Times/frontpage.html?1069542

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