Year of 2008

Timeline created by cassidy.
In History
  • Economy

    The year 2008 was the begining of the recession. The Labor Department said bew applications for jobless benifits rose by a seasonally adjusted 12,000 too 346,000. It was a larger increase than anyone expected.
  • Religion

    44% of US adults agree with the statement "Christians get on my nerves." Just 52% agree on the essential christan belief that "jesus died and came back too life."
  • Politics

    Within four years, Obama had won a seat in the U.S. Senate. Less than four years after that he has all seats but the democratic seat.
  • Theater

    Donna Letzter staging the nation's first licensed high school edition of Rent.
  • Athletics

    Biejing Olympics
  • Natural Disasters

    Natural Disasters
    Hurricane Ike barrels over Cuba Tropical storm Hannah:
    137+ Deaths
    Struck Haiti, Bahamas, & projected to hit southeastern US Hurricane Ike:
    Damaged 90% of buildings on Grand Turk Island
    61 people reported dead in Haiti
    51 people reported dead in U.S.
    6 million lost power in U.S
  • Environment

    Arnold Schwarzenegger was the hero of the environment because of his fight of global warming in California.
  • Health

    Gloria Nelson,a social worker at Montefiore-Einstein Cancer Center in New York City, came up witha laughter therapy, which some medical experts say can positively affect a cancer patient's health
  • Technology

    New high definition camcorders were invented. They were small enough to fit into your pocket.
  • Terrorism

    The legislation would require all gun owners to receive five hours of safety training and to register their firearms every three years. They would have a criminal background check every six years.
  • Hero

    Shoes thrown at Bush on Iraq trip Amal Saad Gumaa,
    20, after her Egyptian father offered her in marriage to Muntazer al-Zaidi, the journalist who threw his shoes at President George W. Bush in Baghdad on Sunday
  • Media

    Tina Fey was person of the year for her movies & new show 30 rock
  • Violence

    The president had a meeting too try and stop the violence against woman in different countries.