The US, the UK, and France agree to freeze the Nazi Gold Loot.
I was born in Boston at Brigham & Womens Hospital.
Hong Kong returnes to chinease rule.
Trade Center Bombing
Two were convicted in first New York Trade Center Bombing.
Clinton Sex Scandal
President Clinton is accused in a White House Sex Scandal. Under oath, Clinton denies allegation of having an affair with the white house intern, Monika Louinski.
Europe agrees on using single currency.
The Unabomber was sentenced to four life terms in jail.
Suspected Terrorist Base
US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania bombed. US cruise missiles hit suspected terrorist bases in Sudan and Afghanistan
Elian Gonzalez was finaly re-united with his father.
Sailors Attacked in Yemen
U.S. sailors on Navy destroyer Cole die in Yemen terrorist explosion
Mad Cow Disease
Mad Cow Disease hits europe through infested meat.
Bush vs. Gore
United States Supreem court rules in favor of Bush over Gore. George W. Bush becomes president.
Sudan Civil War
The government of Sudan and the southern Rebels agreed after 20 years of fighting, to end the civil war.
Lebanons Prime Minister is assassinated.
Former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri—a nationalist who had called for Syria's withdrawal from Lebanon—is assassinated. Weeks of protests ensue.
Sandra Day O'connor announces retierment
Sandra Day O'Connor, a supreem court justice, announces her retierment.
Hurricane Katrina wreaks catastrophic damage on the Gulf coast; more than 1,000 die and millions are left homeless. Americans are shaken not simply by the magnitude of the disaster but by how ill-prepared all levels of government are in its aftermath
Israeli Prime Minister
Israeli Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon, suffers a large stroke, and is replaced by acting Prime Minister Ehud Olmar.
Hurricane Katrina and the Government
The House releases a response to Hurricane Katrina assigning all blame on all levels of the government.
Korean Missile Test
North Korea test fires missiles. The missles miss fired and struck a nuclear plant in the mountains in North Korea. The explosion killed 200 people.
John Bolton Steps Dowm From Office
John Bolton steps down as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations when it becomes clear that he does not have enough votes in the Senate to win confirmation
Democrats take over both houses
The democratic party takes over both the Senate and the House of Representatives. Its the first time this has happened since 1994.
New director of National Intelligence.
The Senate confirms Mike McConnel as the new director of National Intelligence.
The United States begins a 30,000 troop serge to iraq.
Iranian troops detained 15 Briton sailors on the 26th of March, claiming they were in iranian waters. They were later released on the 4th of April.
Three men wearing ski masks, stole 4 paintings from the Zurish Museum. The robbers took a Monet, a Van Gogh, a Cezanne, and a Degas. Only two were retreived.
Cuban president, Fidel Castro, steps down permanently from office after falling very ill.
Senator Edward Kennedy from Massachussets is diagnosed with malignant giloma, a brain tumor
Barack Obama, a african american man, was ellected to be the first black president of the United States.
Hamas anounces cease-fire in response to Israel's promice of peace.
Iceland's Prime Minister
Johanna Sigurdardottir became the first women prime minister of Iceland.
Hudson River Plane Crash
After losing and engine, a US comercial airplane crashes into the Charles River, saving everyone on board.
President Barack Obama, the first black president in the Untied States, is sworn in.
An oil rig in the Gulf Coast blew up and started spewing barrels and barrels of oil into the ocean.