Chrissy's Timeline <3 By CStaff97 Mar 8, 1996 Clinton appoins first woman secretary of state President Clinton appoinst Madeleine Albright as the first U.S secretary of state Apr 10, 1996 F.B.I arrests suspected Unabomber Sep 22, 1996 Militant Taliban leaders seize Afghan capital of Kabul Oct 10, 1996 "Mad Cow" disease Britain alarmed by "Mad Cow" disease Feb 6, 1997 Nazis' gold loot frozen The U.S, UK, and France all afre to freeze the Nazis' gold loot May 4, 1997 I'm Born Christine Stafford is born in Boston, Massachussets Sep 17, 1997 Hong Kong returns Hong Kong returns to Chinese Dec 7, 1997 Two convicted NY Two people are convicted of the attempted bombing of the Ny World Trade Center Dec 20, 1997 O.J Simpson found liable O.J Simpson found liable in civil suit, in the murder of his wife Jan 1, 1998 Europeans agree on currency Finally, Europeans agree on single currency, the Euro. Accept for Great Britian Mar 1, 1998 President accused President Clinton is accused of a sex-scandal with Monica Lewinsky, and gets impeached Jun 27, 1998 Indonesian dictator steps down Indonesian dictator Suharto steps down after 32 years in power Dec 7, 1998 Unabomber Sentenced Unabomber sentenced to four life sentences in jail Feb 12, 1999 Impeachment of President Clinton opens The U.S Senate opens impeachment of President Clinton Jun 16, 1999 South African president steps dowm Nelson Mandela, the first black president of South Africa steps down Jul 16, 1999 J.F.K Junior dies J.F.K Junior, his wife, and his sister get lost at sea, when there plane dissapears Aug 17, 1999 Earthquake shakes Turkey A Magnitude 7.4 earthquake kills more than 15,600 people in Turkey Apr 22, 2000 Cuban boy reuinited with father Cuban boy, Elian Gonzalez gets reunited with his father Oct 12, 2000 U.S sailors die in Yemen U.S sailors on the Navy destroyer, the Cole, die in Yemen terrorist explosion Nov 30, 2000 Mad Cow Disease Mad Cow Disease alarms Europe Dec 12, 2000 President Bush wins recount President Bush wins Florida recount against Al Gore Jan 20, 2001 President Sworn In George W. Bush is sworn in as 43rd president Sep 11, 2001 Twin Towers are bombed The Twin Towers in New York are bombed by Muslim suicide bombers. Dec 3, 2001 Israel condems Palestine Israael condems the Palestinean Authority as a "terror-supporting entity" Dec 9, 2001 Taliban regimen collapses Taliban regime collapses in Afghanistan after two months of bombing Jan 11, 2002 Bush Signs legislation President Bush signs legislation creating cabinet-level Department of Homeland Security Feb 1, 2002 Bombs in Bali Kill Many Terrorist bomb in Bali kills hundreds May 10, 2002 Republicans re-take senate Republicans re-take the senate in midterm elections Jun 28, 2002 Violence in India kills thousands India's worst violence in decades kills thousands Feb 2, 2003 Space Shuttle Explodes The space shuttly, Columbia, explodes killing 7 astronouts Jul 4, 2003 Baghdad falls Baghdad falls to U.S troops Aug 1, 2003 Governer ousted California Governer, Gray Davis, ousted in recall vote Oct 17, 2003 War launched U.S and Great Britain launch war against Iraq Jan 11, 2004 Rebels drive President out of office Armed rebels in Haiti force President to resign and flee country Mar 8, 2004 Tsunami Devastates Asia Enormous tsunami devastates Asia, 200,000 people killed May 4, 2004 Bush proposes space program Bush proposes ambitious space program that includes flights to the moon, mars, and beyond Oct 31, 2004 Gay Marriages Begin Gay marriages being in Massachusetts Mar 8, 2005 Solider Death Toll Rises Number of deaths of U.S soldiers in Iraq reaches 2,000 Apr 11, 2005 Military Withdraws The Syrian military, stationed in Lebannon for 29 years, withdraws. Jun 1, 2005 President Sworn In for Second Term George W. Bush is officialy sworn in for second term of president Sep 3, 2005 Pope Dies Pope John Paul II Dies Apr 28, 2006 Bush Expresses Regret Geaorge Bush expresses regret for abuse of prisioners of Abu Ghraib prison. Jun 4, 2006 Rockets fire into Israel Hezbollag, a lebanese militant group, fires rockets into Israel Oct 30, 2006 Saddam Hussein convicted Saddam Hussein is convicted of crimes against hummanity by Iraqi court. Jan 1, 2011 Democrats Gain Control Democrats gain control of both houses.