Matts timeline By mattm216 Jan 29, 1996 france end nuclear test France agrees to end their nuclear tests. Feb 16, 1996 My Birthday THE BEST DAY EVER! When i was born. Mar 4, 1996 Suicide bombers in Israel. Mar 8, 1996 FBI agent spy for moscow an FBI agent is charged with spying on america for russia Sep 8, 1996 Bob Dole Bob Dole sweeps republican primaries Mar 5, 1997 hong kong hong kong returns to chinese rule from the rule of great britain. May 11, 1997 Tim McBeigh sentenced to death tim mcbeigh is sentenced to death for the oklahoma city bombing May 3, 1998 the euro europe agrees on a single currency called the euro Jun 9, 1998 president clinton involved in sex scandal president clinton is accused of a sex scandel monica lewinski Aug 10, 1998 russia fights finacial collapse russia fights to stop a devastating financial collapse. Sep 10, 1998 the una bomber May 10, 1999 JFK jr. dies JFK jr. dies in a plain crash off of marthas vineyard. Jun 10, 1999 nelson mandela resigns nelson mandela, the first black south african president, retires due to health condidtions. Aug 17, 1999 earthquake in turkey a 7.4 earthquake hits turkey and kills 15,600 and leave over 600,000 homeless Mar 9, 2000 bush wins election 5 to 4 when the election for president is disputed president bush wins election by 5 to 4 in a supreme court vote May 11, 2000 mad cow disease mad cow disease strikes europe. May 12, 2000 US sailors die in yemen nine US sailors die when they are attacked on the naval destoyer cole in yemen. Feb 11, 2001 libyan earthquake earthquake in libya kills an estimated 6 thousand May 17, 2001 president of congo assaninated the president of congo, laurent kabila is assinated by his own body gaurd Sep 11, 2001 terrorists attack the world trade center terrorists attack the world trade center in new york and kill over 3000 Dec 1, 2001 spy plane and jet collide. an american spy plane and chinese jet collide. Mar 9, 2002 many die in palestine and isreal many people die when palestine and isreal bomb eachother. Mar 9, 2002 reporter is kidnapped in pakistan. a reporter is kidnapped in pakistan for asking to many questions. May 12, 2002 hundreds die in india hundreds die in india due to muslim-hindu clashes May 30, 2002 prisoners to guantanamo bay the US takes taliban member to guantanamo bay. Apr 10, 2003 space shuttle columbia crash space shuttle columbia crashes Jun 15, 2003 qaddaffi to stop weapons program muammar qadaffi announces he will give weapons program. Oct 9, 2003 serbian prime minister assasinated serbian prime minister, zoran djindjic, is assasinated. Dec 9, 2003 suddam hussain captured suddam hussain is captured and put on trial for war crimes. Jan 12, 2004 sudan rebals forfeit. sudan rebals come to an agreement with the government to stop the violence. Apr 9, 2004 isreal to withdraw from gaza strip. israeli prime minister says they will withdraw from the gaza strip. Apr 10, 2004 troops take offense in falluja US troops take an offensive stance in falluja Dec 9, 2004 bush pushed space program president bush announces he willpush the space program to be more abitious. Mar 9, 2005 the pope dies pope jone paul the second dies in vadican city Apr 12, 2005 31 marines killed 31 marines die when there chopper crashes. Jul 10, 2005 protest in japan protest target japan Aug 29, 2005 hurricane katrina hits a horrible hurricane devastates new orleans.