Vincent Chan's timeline By Vincent chan Jan 9, 1996 Chechens Captured 2000 Russians Mar 20, 1996 Britian alarmed by Mad cow disease Britian Alarmed by the Mad Cow dissease Apr 3, 1996 FBI arrested suspected unabomber Sep 27, 1996 Taliban conquered afghan capital kubul Feb 3, 1997 U.S and Allies agree to freeze Nazis's gold Apr 20, 1997 Vincent Chan's Birthday Baby Vincent Chan is born in Bigham Womens Hospital. Jun 30, 1997 Hong Kong returns to Chineese rule Nov 12, 1997 Two people convicted of blowing up the first world trade center May 3, 1998 Europeans agree on a single currency Aug 20, 1998 U.S cruise missle hits Suspected Terrorist base. Sep 11, 1998 President Clinton accused of having sex in the white house Dec 19, 1998 President Clinton was impeached Feb 23, 1999 john william king is convicted of murder and sentenced to death Mar 24, 1999 war erupts in Kosovo Jul 16, 1999 John F Kenedy Jr., Carolyn Bessette Kenedy and her sister is lost at sea Aug 17, 1999 Magnitude 7.4 earthquake in turkey It killed more than 15,600 people. Apr 22, 2000 Elain Gonzalez is reunited with his father Oct 12, 2000 U.S soldiers on U.S naval ship (cole) was attacked by terrorist Nov 30, 2000 Mad Cow disease hits Europe Dec 12, 2000 U.Ssupreme Court rules in favor of Bush Jan 20, 2001 Geogre w. Bush is sworn in as president Feb 6, 2001 Ariel sharon wins elections in Israel Sep 11, 2001 Terrorist attacked the world trade center and the Pentagon. the terrorist hijacked planes and flew them into the buildings. Al-Queda took responsability. Dec 9, 2001 Taliban is outsted by the U.S May 13, 2002 U.S and Russia agree to cut their nuclear arsenals by 66% Jul 28, 2002 Pennsylvania Miners rescued after spending 77 hours in the dark. Oct 16, 2002 North korea admits to developing arms Oct 24, 2002 snipers prey on D.C suburbs Feb 1, 2003 Space Shuttle Columbia Exploded killing 7 Astrounuts Mar 19, 2003 U.S and Britain launch war aganist Iraq May 12, 2003 Terrorist strike in Saudi Arabia. Killed 34 At western Compound. Nov 24, 2003 John A. Muhammed, convicted for the shootings in D.C Mar 11, 2004 Spain is rocked by terrorist attacks killing more than 200 people May 17, 2004 Gay marriage is legalized in Massachusett Nov 2, 2004 Geogre w. Bush is reelected as president Dec 26, 2004 Enormous tsunami devastates Asia 200,000 people killed Apr 2, 2005 Pope John Paul Dies Jul 7, 2005 London Hit by Islamic Terrorist bombings killed 52 people. Sep 22, 2005 John Roberts becomes the 17th cheif justice of the Supreme Court. Oct 25, 2005 Number of deaths of U.S soldiers in Iraq reaches 2,000 Jul 9, 2006 India test luanch a missle that kills 2000 people. Nov 5, 2006 Suddam Hussain is convicted of crimes against humanity. Nov 7, 2006 Democrats gain control of houses of congress in the mid- term elections. Dec 4, 2006 John Bolton steps down as the U.S ambassador. Feb 7, 2007 the U.S begins its surge in troops to Iraq Mar 26, 2007 Iranian Troops detain 15 britains. Iranian claimed they were in Iranian territorial waters. Aug 5, 2007 Bush Signs laws that legalize government eavesdropping. Dec 18, 2007 African National Congress choose Jacob Zuma as their leader.