Cammie's timeline

  • I was born!

    I was born!
    I don't know anything about the day I was born because I was adopted from Russia.
  • Suharto under house arrest

    Suharto under house arrest
    Former Indonesian president Suharto under house arrest, charged with corruption and abuse of power.
  • Boat Cole

    Boat Cole
    U.S sailors on Navy Destsroyer in Yemen on boat Cole are killed.
  • Mad cow disease

    Mad cow disease
    Mad cow disease in Europe.
  • Presidental election despute

    Presidental election despute
    Desputed United States presidental election decided by supreme court 5 to 4 in favor of George Bush.
  • Congo President

    Congo President
    Congo president Laurent Kabila assassinated by bodyguard.
  • George W. Bush

    George W. Bush
    George W. Bush is sworn in as 43rd president.
  • Twin Towers

    Twin Towers
    Terrosists attack world trade centers.
  • Taliban

    Taliban regime in Afghanistan collapses after two months of bombing by American warplanes and fighting by Northern Alliance ground troops.
  • Operation Anaconda

    Operation Anaconda
    U.S. and Afghan troops launch Operation Anaconda against remaining al-Qaeda and Taliban fighters in Afghanistan.
  • International Court treaty

    International Court treaty
    U.S. withdraws from International Court treaty.
  • East Timor

    East Timor
    East Timor becomes a new nation.
  • Pennsylvania miners

    Pennsylvania miners
    Pennsylvania miners rescued after spending 77 hours in a dark, flooded mine shaft.
  • Space shuttle explodes

    Space shuttle explodes
    Space shuttle Columbia explodes, killing all 7 astronauts.
  • War in Iraq

    War in Iraq
    U.S. and Britain launch war against Iraq.
  • Mahmoud Abbas

    Mahmoud Abbas
    First Palestinian prime minister, Mahmoud Abbas, sworn in.
  • Washington, DC area shooting

    Washington, DC area shooting
    John A. Muhammad, convicted in the 2002 Washington, DC, area shootings, receives death sentence.
  • Space ideas

    Space ideas
    Bush proposes idea to go to space, moon, Mars, and more.
  • Pakistan's nuclear program

    Pakistan's nuclear program
    A. Q. Khan (founder of Pakistan's nuclear program) admits to selling nuclear weapons designs.
  • Attacks in Spain

    Attacks in Spain
    More than 200 killed in terrosist attacks in Spain
  • President of United States

    President of United States
    George W. Bush re-elected president over John Kerry.
  • Presidental election in Palestine

    Presidental election in Palestine
    Mahmoud Abbas win first presidental election for Palestians since 1996.
  • George W. Bush

    George W. Bush
    George W. Bush sworn in for his second term.
  • Syria and Lebanon

    Syria and Lebanon
    The Syrian millitary leave Lebanon after 29 years.
  • Hurricane Katrina

    Hurricane Katrina
    Hurricane Katrina hits gulf coast.
  • Hurricane Katrina

    Hurricane Katrina
    House releases a report in the response to Hurricane Katrina blaming the government.
  • India's missile

    India's missile
    Indi's test missile kills over 200 people and injures hundreds in Mumbai.
  • Libya and Israel

    Libya and Israel
    Hezbollah (Lebanese militant group) send rockets into Isael, Israel sends troops back. Ends August 15.
  • Houses in Congress

    Houses in Congress
    Democrats gain control of both houses of Congress in midterm elections.
  • European Union

    European Union
    Romania and Bulgaria join the European Union making it 27 members.
  • Troops

    Bush sends 20,000 more troops to Baghdad.
  • Bush vetos bill

    Bush vetos bill
    Bush vetos 124 billion dollar bill to withdraw troops from Iraq
  • Great Britian

    Great Britian
    Gordon Brown replaces Tony Blair as the prime minister of Great Britian.
  • Fidel Castro

    Fidel Castro
    Fidel Castro steps down after 49 years in power.
  • Election in Russia

    Election in Russia
    Dmitri A. Medvedev wins election against Vladimir Putin in Russia.
  • California's supreme court

    California's supreme court
    They voted 4 to 3 that the same sex couples can marry.
  • John McCain

    John McCain
    On this day John McCain accepted his republican presidential nomation.
  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama
    Barack Obama sworn in as first black president in United States.
  • Iceland's prime minister

    Iceland's prime minister
    Johanna Sigurdardottir takes office as Iceland's first female prime minister.
  • Unemployment rate

    Unemployment rate
    Unemployment in the U.S., which has been steadily growing for several months, reaches 8.1% in February 2009. This is the highest rate since 1983.
  • Riot in China

    Riot in China
    Rioting in Urumqi, China between two ethnic groups, Muslim Uighurs and Han Chinese kills at least 156 people.