History in My Lifetime

By taryn17
  • My Birthday

    I was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. I am the middle child in my family. I have an older and younger brother.
  • European Agreement

    The Europeans agree on single currency. They agreed on the euro.
  • Hurricane Floyd

    Hurricane Floyd comes into North Carolina. It brought floods that devastated many areas.
  • My Brother's Birthday

    My little brother was born. He was born in Ontario too.
  • RBC Center

    The RBC Center in North Carolina opened its doors. The game played was the Carolina Hurricanes vs. New Jersey Devils.
  • Panama Canal

    The Panama Canal was transferred back to Panama. Jimmy Carter was the president at the time to give it back.
  • My Fisrt Day

    This was the year I went to junior kindergarten. I was three years old at the time.
  • 9/11

    The Twin Towers in New York were attacked by terrorists. Two planes flew in and crashed into the towers.
  • Columbia Exploded

    Space shuttle Columbia exploded upon reentry into Earth's atmoshpere. It killed all seven astronauts on board.
  • Invasion of Iraq

    This was when the US entered the Iraq war by invading. George W. Bush was the president at the time.
  • My Choir

    I joined my school's choir when I was six. That's when I discovered I loved singing.
  • My Move

    I moved across the continent to North Carolina, USA. I was eight years old.
  • My Trip Back

    This was my first trip back to Canada to visit my friends and family. I was nine by the time I went.
  • Hurricane Katrina

    Hurricane Katrina hit on this date. It affected states Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana.
  • Middle School

    This was my first day at my new middle school. I went to Cedar Creek Middle School.
  • Obama got Elected

    Barack Obama became the 44th president of the United States. He is the first black president.
  • Changing My Life

    I read a book that changed my life and made me open up. The book was Chicken Noodle Soup for the Teenage Soul. It made me realize that people had many problems like mine.
  • Surgery

    I had surgery on my arm. It was a week after I got back from Canada.
  • My Lead Role

    I got the lead role in a play called Into the Woods. It was for the Franklin Area Community Theatre. I got the part of "Baker's Wife".
  • Osama Bin Laden Killed

    Osama Bin Laden was killed on this Monday. He was killed at his mansion in an area in the north of Pakistan.