5 Most Important Events In My Life & 5 Significant World Events During My Life By jade1295 Sep 7, 1995 Jade Murguia is Born! Jade Murguia is born on September 7th in Redlands, California. Sep 3, 1997 Little Sister Born! My little sister Jewel is born on September 3rd, 1997. Aug 7, 1998 Embassy Bombings The bombings of the United States embassies in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Nairobi, Kenya kill 224 people and injure over 4,500. Nov 5, 1999 Little Brother Born My little brother Jens is born with Down Syndrome on November 5th, 1999. Aug 24, 2000 Jade Starts School. Jade begins kindergarten as a homeschooler. Sep 11, 2001 World Trade Center Attacked The Twin Towers are attacked by terrorists on September 11th, 2001. Jul 27, 2005 Tenth Planet Discovered The discovery of the tenth planet in our solar system was big news and was announced on July 29th. Feb 19, 2008 Started Piano Lessons I started piano lessons for the first time. Nov 5, 2008 Obama Elected First African-American president elected in the U.S.A. Our 44th president, Obama. Jan 12, 2010 Earthquake in Haiti A huge earthquake strikes Haiti, killing 230,000.