Corey's Timeline By Mr.Dr.Prof Period: Jan 1, 1997 to Mar 9, 2011 Historical Events Feb 15, 1997 My Birthday My Birrthday > An Explosion Feb 7, 1998 Olymics The winter olympics are held in japan May 11, 1998 Expansionism Cosmologists anounce the universe's expansion rate is growing. Oct 26, 1998 IWMD India tests 3 underground nuclear devices including a thermonuclear bomb. Feb 11, 1999 Indecisive planet Pluto becomes farther away from the sun than neptune althogh it was closer in 1979 and will be again in 2231 Apr 14, 1999 Up for chess? the last checker taxi cab is retired asnd auctioned off for 135,000 dollars in new york city. Oct 12, 1999 Lets go for 7 billion! The 6 billionth person is born today May 31, 2000 Apocalypse?? During a new moon 7 celestial bodies are perfectly alighned. Jun 6, 2000 Oil Spill 250 million galons of gasoline are spilled in the gold coast. Oct 30, 2000 Not so empty This is the last date so far that there have been no human beings in space. Jan 31, 2002 Would Make Matt angry A large section of the Antrarctic Larsen Ice Shelf begins disentegrating about 3000 kilometers over 35 days. Jun 9, 2002 War begins The U.S invades Iraq. Operation Anaconda begins. Jan 4, 2004 NASA Spaceship NASA's MER-A lands on mars Feb 26, 2004 U.S Ban The U.S lifts a 23 year ban Against Libyan Trade. Mar 8, 2004 Whale Troubles A Whale Explodes Withought Known Cause in italy while being transported to a university for research. May 9, 2004 Cloning Scientists in Korea anounce the Cloning of 30 human embryos Apr 19, 2005 Kyoto Protocol The Kyoto Protocol Goes Into effect in Japan with U.S and Australian support. May 7, 2005 Bombings Suicide Bombers in Iraq Kill 30 people on Muslim holy day Aug 29, 2005 Hurricane Katrina Hurricane Katrina Hits the Gulf of Mexico Causing more than 1836 deaths and cvosting 81 billion in USD. Sep 10, 2005 Failed Launch A NASA spaceship explodes 83 seconds after its launch Feb 2, 2006 Sinking Ship A ferry carrying 1400 people sinks in the red sea. May 17, 2006 Genomes The Human Genomes Project publishes the last Chromosome sequence. Jun 30, 2006 Discovery! NASA dicover geysers shooting up liquids on saturns moon meaning there is a possibility of water and life. Dec 20, 2006 Plane crash Flight 778 crashes into a concrete barrirer shortly after landing killing 122 passengers. Jun 11, 2007 Planet NASA dicovers a possible earthlike planet in a nearby solar system Jul 9, 2007 Russian Oil Russian oil supplies tyo several countries are cut off as dipute over prices rises. Aug 12, 2007 Summer in Greece Greece comes out of a giant heatwave which killed 11 due to heat stroke and started over 200 forest fires Oct 22, 2007 Flyby of Venus NASA's MESSENGER spaceship makes a flyby of venus for the second time on its way to mercury. Jan 16, 2008 Economy Crisis America's stock plunges another 3% Jan 19, 2008 MESSENGER NASA's MESSENGER rocket makes its flyby of mercury. Mar 13, 2008 Whalers An Australian Federal court orders a Japanese whaling company to stop fishing in restricted areas. Aug 4, 2008 Assasination There was an attempt to assasinate Maldivian President Muambi Abdul.