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  • Last Ford T-bird rolls off the assembly line

    Last Ford T-bird rolls off the assembly line
    In Lorain, Ohio, the last Ford Thunderbird for 3 years rolls off the assembly line.
  • Pearl high school shooting

    Pearl high school shooting
    Luke Woodham walks into Pearl High School in Pearl, Mississippi and opens fire, killing 2 girls, after killing his mother earlier that morning.
  • NASA launches the Cassini-Huygens probe to Saturn

    NASA launches the Cassini-Huygens probe to Saturn
    Cassini–Huygens is a joint NASA/ESA/ASI robotic spacecraft mission currently studying the planet Saturn and its many natural satellites.
  • Ramzi Yousef is found guilty of masterminding the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.

    Ramzi Yousef is found guilty of masterminding the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.
    The 1993 World Trade Center bombing occurred on February 26, 1993, when a truck bomb was detonated below the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City
  • The Denver Broncos become the first AFC team in 14 years to win the Super Bowl,

    The Denver Broncos become the first AFC team in 14 years to win the Super Bowl,
    Super Bowl XXXII: The Denver Broncos become the first AFC team in 14 years to win the Super Bowl, as they defeat the Green Bay Packers, 31–24.
  • President Bill Clinton denies he had "sexual relations" with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky.

    President Bill Clinton denies he had "sexual relations" with former White House  intern Monica Lewinsky.
    Lewinsky scandal: On American television, President Bill Clinton denies he had "sexual relations" with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky.
  • Eric Robert Rudolph identified as a bombing suspect

     Eric Robert Rudolph identified as a bombing suspect
    Eric Robert Rudolph (born September 19, 1966), also known as the Olympic Park Bomber, is a terrorist responsible for a series of bombings across the southern United States between 1996 and 1998, which killed two people and injured at least 150 others. The Federal Bureau of Investigation considers him a terrorist.[2]
  • FDA approves Viagra

    FDA approves Viagra
    FDA approves Viagra for erectile dysfunction
  • United States v. Microsoft:

    United States v. Microsoft:
    United States v. Microsoft: The United States Department of Justice and 20 U.S. states file an antitrust case against Microsoft.
  • President Bill Clinton begins his impeachment trial in the Senate.

    President Bill Clinton begins his impeachment trial in the Senate.
    Bill Clinton, President of the United States, was impeached by the House of Representatives on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice on December 19, 1998, but acquitted by the Senate on February 12, 1999.
  • O.J. Simpson's 1968 Heisman Trophy

    O.J. Simpson's 1968 Heisman Trophy
    O.J. Simpson's 1968 Heisman Trophy is sold for $230,000 to help settle a $33.5 million civil judgement against Simpson for the deaths of his ex-wife and her friend
  • Columbine High School massacre:

    Columbine High School massacre:
    Columbine High School massacre: Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold kill 13 people and injure 24 others before committing suicide at Columbine High School located in Jefferson County, Colorado.
  • Kosovo War

    Kosovo War
    Jun 10th - Kosovo War : NATO suspends its air strikes after Slobodan Milošević agrees to withdraw Serbian forces from Kosovo.
  • Michael Johnson breaks the 400 metres world record

    Michael Johnson breaks the 400 metres world record
    Michael Johnson breaks the 400 metres world record with a time of 43.18 seconds.
  • Super Bowl XXXIV

    Super Bowl XXXIV
    Super Bowl XXXIV: St. Louis Rams beat Tennessee Titans, 23-16 at the Georgia Dome Atlanta MVP: Kurt Warner, St. Louis, QB
  • Nineteen Marines are killed

    Nineteen Marines are killed
    Nineteen Marines are killed when a V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft crashes near Marana, Arizona.
  • Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin

    Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin
    Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, a former Black Panther once known as H. Rap Brown, is captured after a gun battle that leaves a Georgia sheriff's deputy dead.
  • Israeli troops withdraw from southern Lebanon

    Israeli troops withdraw from southern Lebanon
  • The musical Cats

      The musical Cats
    The musical Cats closes on Broadway.
  • Sammy Sosa

    Sammy Sosa
    Sammy Sosa's becomes the second player to hit 50 or more home runs in three consecutive years, joining Mark McGwire
  • United States olympics

    United States olympics
    United States wins the most medals (97), and the most gold medals (40) in Summer Olympics held in Sydney, Australia
  • international space station

    international space station
    The first crew arrives at the International Space Station.
  • largest LSD labs

     largest LSD labs
    The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration discovers one of the country's largest LSD labs inside a converted military missile silo in Wamego, Kansas.
  • Bill Clinton

    Bill Clinton
    Bill Clinton becomes the first U.S. President to visit Vietnam since the end of the Vietnam War.
  • Sila Calderón

     Sila Calderón
    Sila Calderón becomes the first female Governor of Puerto Rico.
  • Apple announced iTunes at the Macworld Expo

    Apple announced iTunes at the Macworld Expo
    Apple announced iTunes at the Macworld Expo in San Francisco, for organizing and playing digital music and videos. Now widely used by Windows and Mac users.
  • Wikipedia

     Wikipedia
    Wikipedia, a free Wiki content encyclopedia, goes online.
  • Robert Hanssen

     Robert Hanssen
    FBI agent Robert Hanssen is arrested for spying for the Soviet Union. He was ultimately convicted and sentenced to life in prison.
  • Mars Odyssey

     Mars Odyssey
    Mars Odyssey is launched.
  • Accra Sports Stadium Disaster

     Accra Sports Stadium Disaster
    In Ghana 129 football fans die in what became known as the Accra Sports Stadium Disaster. The deaths were caused by a stampede (caused by the firing of teargas by police personnel at the stadium)that followed a controversial decision by the referee handling a crucial
  • Tony Blair

     Tony Blair
    Tony Blair's Labour Party wins another landslide victory in the General Election.
  • Pope John Paul II beatifies 28 Ukrainian Greek Catholics

    Pope John Paul II beatifies 28 Ukrainian Greek Catholics
    Pope John Paul II beatifies 28 Ukrainian Greek Catholics, including 27 martyrs most of whom were killed by the Soviet secret police. Beatification takes place at the service in Lviv, western Ukraine during his first visit to this country.
  • President George W. Bush

    President George W. Bush
    US President George W. Bush announces his support for federal funding of limited research on embryonic stem cells.
  • Terrorists hijack a passenger plane

    Terrorists hijack a passenger plane
    Terrorists hijack a passenger plane and crash it into the Pentagon causing the death of 125 people and crashing two more planes into the world trade centers
  • First mailing of anthrax

    First mailing of anthrax
    First mailing of anthrax letters from Trenton, New Jersey in the 2001 anthrax attacks
  • ipod

    ipod
    Apple releases the iPod.
  • The Leaning Tower of Pisa

    The Leaning Tower of Pisa
    The Leaning Tower of Pisa reopens after 11 years and $27,000,000 to fortify it, without fixing its famous lean.
  • No Child Left Behind Act.

    No Child Left Behind Act.
    President George W. Bush signs into law the No Child Left Behind Act.
  • Reporter Daniel Pearl was kidnapped

    Reporter Daniel Pearl was kidnapped
    Reporter Daniel Pearl was kidnapped in Karachi, Pakistan. He was subsequently murdered .
  • Odyssey space probe

    Odyssey space probe
    NASA's Mars Odyssey space probe begins to map the surface of Mars using its thermal emission imaging system.
  • Canada bans human embryo cloning

    Canada bans human embryo cloning
    Canada bans human embryo cloning but permits government-funded scientists to use embryos left over from fertility treatment or abortions.
  • The funeral of Queen Elizabeth

    The funeral of Queen Elizabeth
    The funeral of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother at Westminster Abbey.
  • Moscow Treaty.

    Moscow Treaty.
    Russia and the United States sign the Moscow Treaty.
  • Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty.

    Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty.
    The United States of America withdraws from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty.
  • Ukraine airshow disaster:

     Ukraine airshow disaster:
    Ukraine airshow disaster: A Sukhoi Su-27 fighter crashes during an air show at Lviv, Ukraine killing 85 and injuring more than 100 others, the largest air show disaster in history.
  • Bali's nightclub district

     Bali's nightclub district
    Terrorists explode two bombs in Bali's nightclub district killing 202 and injuring 209 mostly foreign tourists
  • pro-Moscow headquarters of the Chechen government

    pro-Moscow headquarters of the Chechen government
    Two truck bombs kill 72 and wound 200 at the pro-Moscow headquarters of the Chechen government in Grozny, Chechnya.
  • The Space Shuttle Columbia takes off for mission STS-107

     The Space Shuttle Columbia takes off for mission STS-107
    The Space Shuttle Columbia takes off for mission STS-107 which would be its final one. Columbia disintegrated 16 days later on re-entry.
  • HealthSouth Corporation

     HealthSouth Corporation
    FBI agents raid the corporate headquarters of HealthSouth Corporation in Birmingham, Alabama on suspicion of massive corporate fraud led by the company's top executives.
  • U.S. troops capture Baghdad

    U.S. troops capture Baghdad
    U.S. troops capture Baghdad; Saddam Hussein's regime falls two days later.
  • A car-bomb attack on United Nations headquarters

    A car-bomb attack on United Nations headquarters
    A car-bomb attack on United Nations headquarters in Iraq kills the agency's top envoy Sergio Vieira de Mello and 21 other employees.
  • Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy is attacked by one of the shows tigers

    Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy is attacked by one of the shows tigers
    Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy is attacked by one of the shows tigers, canceling the show for good.
  • capture of Saddam Hussein.

    capture of Saddam Hussein.
    President George W. Bush announces the capture of Saddam Hussein.
  • Flight 604 plunges into the Red Sea,

     Flight 604 plunges into the Red Sea,
    Flight 604, a Boeing 737 owned by Flash Airlines, an Egyptian airliner, plunges into the Red Sea, killing all 148 people on board.
  • Janet Jackson's breast is exposed

    Janet Jackson's breast is exposed
    Janet Jackson's breast is exposed during the half-time show of Super Bowl XXXVIII, resulting in US broadcasters adopting a stronger adherence to FCC censorship guidelines.
  • Super Bowl XXXVIII

    Super Bowl XXXVIII
    Super Bowl XXXVIII, Reliant Stadium Houston, Texas
    MVP: Tom Brady, QB, New England
    Carolina Panthers 29
    New England Patriots 32
  • state of Georgia vote on a referendum concerning its Confederacy-derived flag.

     state of Georgia vote on a referendum concerning its Confederacy-derived flag.
    Voters in the U.S. state of Georgia vote on a referendum concerning its Confederacy-derived flag.
  • 3-19 Shooting Incident:

    3-19 Shooting Incident:
    3-19 Shooting Incident: Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian is shot just before the country's presidential election on March 20.
  • Islamist terrorists attempt to bomb the Spanish high-speed train AVE

    Islamist terrorists attempt to bomb the Spanish high-speed train AVE
    Islamist terrorists involved in the 11 March 2004 Madrid attacks attempt to bomb the Spanish high-speed train AVE near Madrid. Their attack is thwarted.
  • U.S. media release graphic photos

    U.S. media release graphic photos
    U.S. media release graphic photos of American soldiers abusing and sexually humiliating Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison.
  • Ronald Reagan's funeral

     Ronald Reagan's funeral
    Ronald Reagan's funeral is held at Washington National Cathedral.
  • The NASA unmanned spacecraft Genesis crash-lands

    The NASA unmanned spacecraft Genesis crash-lands
    The NASA unmanned spacecraft Genesis crash-lands when its parachute fails to open.
  • The first images of a live giant squid

    The first images of a live giant squid
    The first images of a live giant squid in its natural habitat are taken 600 miles south of Tokyo.
  • Eris,

     Eris,
    Eris, the largest known dwarf planet in the solar system, is discovered by the team of Michael E. Brown, Chad Trujillo, and David L. Rabinowitz using images originally taken on October 21, 2003, at the Palomar Observatory.
  • Condoleezza Rice is sworn in as U.S. Secretary of State

     Condoleezza Rice is sworn in as U.S. Secretary of State
    Condoleezza Rice is sworn in as U.S. Secretary of State, becoming the first African American woman to hold the post.
  • Super Bowl XXXIX,

    Super Bowl XXXIX,
    Super Bowl XXXIX, the New England Patriots win 24-21 over the Philadelphia Eagles
  • YouTube, is launched in the United States.

     YouTube, is launched in the United States.
    YouTube, the popular Internet site on which videos may be shared and viewed by others, is launched in the United States.
  • A hand grenade which was thrown by Vladimir Arutinian lands about 65 feet (20 metres) from U.S. President George W. Bush

    A hand grenade which was thrown by Vladimir Arutinian lands about 65 feet (20 metres) from U.S. President George W. Bush
    A hand grenade which was thrown by Vladimir Arutinian lands about 65 feet (20 metres) from U.S. President George W. Bush while he was giving a speech to a crowd in Tbilisi, Georgia, but it malfunctions and does not detonate.
  • Lance Armstrong retires

    Lance Armstrong retires
    Lance Armstrong retires after winning a record seventh consecutive Tour de France victory
  • First presidential election was held in Egypt.

     First presidential election was held in Egypt.
    First presidential election was held in Egypt.
  • NFL plays first regular season game outside United States

     NFL plays first regular season game outside United States
    NFL plays first regular season game outside United States when the Arizona Cardinals defeat the San Francisco 49ers 31-14 in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Saddam Hussein goes on trial

    Saddam Hussein goes on trial
    Saddam Hussein goes on trial in Baghdad for crimes against humanity.
  • The first partial human face transplant

    The first partial human face transplant
    The first partial human face transplant is completed in Amiens, France.
  • A powerful winter storm blankets the Northeastern United States

     A powerful winter storm blankets the Northeastern United States
    A powerful winter storm blankets the Northeastern United States dumping 1 to 2 feet of snow from Washington DC up to Boston, Massachusetts. The storm dumped a record 26.9 inches of snow in New York City.
  • British Houses of Parliament temporarily shut down

    British Houses of Parliament temporarily shut down
    British Houses of Parliament temporarily shut down due to anthrax alert.
  • Fidel Castro hands over power temporarily to brother Raúl

     Fidel Castro hands over power temporarily to brother Raúl
    Fidel Castro hands over power temporarily to brother Raúl Castro. This leads to a celebration in Little Havana (La Pequeña Habana in Spanish), Miami, Florida, where many Cuban Americans participated.
  • Saddam Hussein is executed

     Saddam Hussein is executed
    Saddam Hussein is executed by hanging.
  • iPhone.

    iPhone.
    Apple Inc CEO, Steve Jobs announces the iPhone.
  • A gunman opens fire in a mall in Salt Lake City

      A gunman opens fire in a mall in Salt Lake City
    A gunman opens fire in a mall in Salt Lake City, killing 5 people in the Trolley Square shooting.
  • Smoking is banned from United Kingdom's public places.

     Smoking is banned from United Kingdom's public places.
    Smoking is banned from United Kingdom's public places.
  • The I-35W Mississippi River Bridge collapses

    The I-35W Mississippi River Bridge collapses
    The I-35W Mississippi River Bridge spanning the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minnesota, collapses during the evening rush hour.
  • New Jersey officially apologizes for slavery,

    New Jersey officially apologizes for slavery,
    New Jersey officially apologizes for slavery, becoming the first Northern state to do so.
  • Fidel Castro retires

     Fidel Castro retires
    Fidel Castro retires as the President of Cuba after nearly fifty years.
  • Usain Bolt

    Usain Bolt
    Usain Bolt breaks the world record in the 100m sprint, with a wind-legal (+1.7m/s) 9.72 seconds.
  • Barack Obama becomes the first African-American to be nominated by a major political party

     Barack Obama becomes the first African-American to be nominated by a major political party
    Barack Obama becomes the first African-American to be nominated by a major political party for President of the United States
  • Rod Blagojevich, is arrested by federal officials

    Rod Blagojevich, is arrested by federal officials
    The Governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich, is arrested by federal officials for a number of alleged crimes including attempting to sell the United States Senate seat being vacated by President-elect Barack Obama's election to the Presidency..
  • President George W. Bush almost got struck by two shoes thrown at him

    President George W. Bush almost got struck by two shoes thrown at him
    President George W. Bush made his fourth and final (planned) trip to Iraq as president and almost got struck by two shoes thrown at him by Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi during a farewell conference in Baghdad.
  • The first time in National Football League history that a team went winless in a 16-game season.

    The first time in National Football League history that a team went winless in a 16-game season.
    The Detroit Lions finished the season 0-16 with a 31-21 lost to the Green Bay Packers The first time in National Football League history that a team went winless in a 16-game season.
  • Gaza Strip war

    Gaza Strip war
    Israel launches a ground invasion of the Gaza Strip as the Gaza War enters its second week.[6]
  • the 44th President of the United States of America

    the 44th President of the United States of America
    Barack Obama, inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States of America, becomes the United States' first African-American president
  • Chuck Daly dies

    Chuck Daly dies
    Chuck Daly, American basketball coach dies
  • Iranian people accuse the government of fraud,

    Iranian people accuse the government of fraud,
    Following the reelection of Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, supporters of defeated candidate Mir-Hossein Mousavi accuse the government of fraud, and launch a series of sustained protests.[47]
  • US Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan allegedly killed 13 and wounded 43 at Fort Hood

     US Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan allegedly killed 13 and wounded 43 at Fort Hood
    US Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan allegedly killed 13 and wounded 43 at Fort Hood, Texas in the largest mass shooting ever at a US military installation.
  • In the Philippines at least 58 are abducted and killed in an election-related massacre

     In the Philippines at least 58 are abducted and killed in an election-related massacre
    In the Philippines, at least 58 are abducted and killed in an election-related massacre in the province of Maguindanao. This appears to be the deadliest attack on journalists in recent history.[85]
  • Super Bowl XLIV

     Super Bowl XLIV
    Super Bowl XLIV; New Orleans Saints defeated the Indianapolis Colts 31-17 to win their first super bowl.
  • The repeal of the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy,

    The repeal of the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy,
    The repeal of the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy, the 17-year-old policy banning on homosexuals serving openly in the United States military, was signed into law by President Barack Obama.
  • Attempted assassination of Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords

      Attempted assassination of Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords
    Attempted assassination of Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and subsequent shooting in Casas Adobes, Arizona at a Safeway grocery store kills 6 and wounds 13, including Giffords
  • Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigns

    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigns
    Middle East and North Africa protests: Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigns after widespread protests calling for his resignation, leaving control of Egypt in the hands of the military until a general election can be held.[6]
  • Japan earthquake: Tsunami hits north-east

    Japan earthquake: Tsunami hits north-east
    Japan's most powerful earthquake since records began has struck the north-east coast, triggering a massive tsunami.
  • wedding of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine Middleton

    wedding of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine Middleton
    An estimated 2 billion people watch the wedding of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine Middleton at Westminster Abbey in London.
  • Osama bin Laden is killed

    Osama bin Laden is killed
    U.S. President Barack Obama declares in a media statement that Osama bin Laden, the founder and leader of the militant Islamist group Al-Qaeda, has been killed during an American military operation in Pakistan.[15]