Elisa's Timeline By elisacoutant1 Mar 20, 1996 Mad cow disease Britain alramed by mad cow diease Apr 3, 1996 Suspected UNibomber FBI arrest suspected unibomber Apr 10, 1996 President Blocks ban President blocks ban on late term abortions Sep 27, 1996 Millitant Taliban Millitant Taliban leaders seize Afghan capital of kabul Oct 12, 1996 I was born. I was born in Quicy,MA. Feb 5, 1997 Liable in civil suit O.J simpson was found liable in civil suit Jun 30, 1997 Chinese Rule Honk kong returns to chinese rule Sep 17, 1997 Swiss payment Swiss plan to make first payment to holocaust victims Jan 21, 1998 Clinton Accused President Clinton was accused in white house sex scandal. May 3, 1998 Europeans agree on currency Europeans agree on single currency the euro. May 4, 1998 Unibomber sentenced UNibomber is sentenced to 4 life terms. Jan 8, 1999 Y2k bug The world awaits the consequences of the Y2k bug. Jun 16, 1999 Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela steps down of president of south africa Sep 11, 2001 9/11 4 airplanes target america, 1 hits pentagon, 2 hit twin towers, 1 pittsburg Jan 10, 2003 Withdraw treaty North Korea withdraws treaty of nuclear weapons. Feb 1, 2003 Space shuttle explodes Space shuttle "Colombia" explodes killing 7 astronauts. Nov 15, 2003 Suicide bombers Suicide bombers attack 2 synagogues in Istanbul killing 25. Nov 24, 2003 Recieve death sentance John m. Muhammad is convicted in shooting and recieves the death sentence. Jan 14, 2004 Space Programs Bush proposes space programs, such as flight to the moon and mars. Feb 29, 2004 president in Haiti Armed rebels force president to resign in Haiti. Mar 11, 2004 Terrorists in Spain Spain is rocked with terrorists killing more than 200. May 17, 2004 Gay Marriage MA is the first state to allow gay marriage Jul 7, 2005 Islamic Terrorists Islamic terrorists bomb london killing 52 people. Sep 23, 2005 Hurrican Rita Hurrican Rita ravages gulf coast. Oct 15, 2005 New Constitution Millions of Iraqui voters ratify a new constitution Oct 25, 2005 2,00 troops Up to 2,000 troops are counted to be killed in Iraq. Mar 8, 2007 Nicolas Sarkozy Defeats Segolene Nicolas Sarkozy defeats Segolene Royal in french elections. Jul 27, 2007 India can buy nuclear fuel Us allows India to buy nucleur fuel. Aug 5, 2007 president Bush signs law President Bush signs law that legalizes eavesdropping of telephone and email overseas. Jan 3, 2008 Barack Obama vs. Mike Huckabee The presedential primary begins with Barack Obama and Mike huckabee. Jan 10, 2008 Bush adds troops President Bush adds 20,000 troops to be deployed to bagdad. Mar 10, 2008 Buddhist monks participate in protest 400 buddhist mokns patricipate in protest in lhassa Nov 26, 2008 People are killed in India 170 people are killed from a series of attacks in India by 10 gunman Dec 19, 2008 George Bush gives 17.4 billion George Bush gives 17.4 billion dollars to General Motors to survive Dec 23, 2009 Barack Obama was sworn in Barack Obama was the first black president to be sworn in. May 21, 2011 Sudharto steps down Sudharto steps down from 32 years of power. Nov 12, 2011 2 convivted in new york bombing 2 convicted in new york trade center bombing.