• Fall of the Berlin Wall

    The fall of the Berlin Wall is the symbol of the open the opprotunity for free trade among nations. It united East and West Germany once again.
  • India ends economic Isolationism

    (Not sure about day)
    The American multinational, Cargil, pulled out of a $30m project to build a salt works in India. And the organizer, George Fernandes, said "No way!"
  • Frist Website Created

    The first website was made by Tim Berners-Lee, who worked for CERN. It explained the World Wide Web Project.
  • Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    The Soviet Union was a large, communist power. Its dissolution helped get rid of the icky communist people, for the most part.
  • First SMS text message

    In the UK, from Neil Papworth of Sema Group. It quickly spred to many other nations.
  • Netscape goes public

    They were the first people to try to use the W.W.W. for profit. They made one of the first web browsers.
  • Y2K

    People were afraid that since they used two digits to show the date on computers, that the computers would shut down when 2000 came.
  • Wal-Mart becomes the world's largest retailer.

    (Not sure about date)
    They get their products straight from the manufactuer. On September 12, 2007, Walmart introduced new advertising with the slogan, "Save Money Live Better," replacing the "Always Low Prices, Always" slogan, which it had used for the previous 19 years.
  • 9/11

    The terrorists attacks on 9/11 scared the crap out of all Americans. It also united the country in a way that's never happened since, or before.
  • China joins the WTO

    The WTO meeting was help after the 9/11 attacks. People hoping people willl believe China doesn't want to be communist. It was a big publisity stunt.
  • Operation Iraqi Freedom

    It had the immediate stated goal of removing Saddam Hussein’s regime and destroying its ability to use weapons of mass destruction or to make them available to terrorists.
  • Facebook Created

    By Mark Zuckerberg at Harvard University. It started out as a site for just collage students.
  • Youtube Created

    Creators studdied at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. The first video was entitled "Me at the zoo".
  • Twitter Created

    The tip point for Twitter was the 2007 South by Southwest Interactive Conference. Durring which the number of tweets increased dramatically.
  • The Arab Spring

    Its a revolutionary wave of demonstrations, protests, and wars occurring in the Arab world. Many Arab Spring demonstrations have met violent responses from authorities.
  • Compleation of an around the world Fibre-Optic Cable

    (Not sure about date)
    Connected Europe, US, Asia, and the Middle East. It provideds Tellicomunications.