Important Globalization Events

By gergt94
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    Dissolution of the Soviet Union

  • Fall of the Berlin Wall

    Fall of the Berlin Wall
    When West and East Germany become one.
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    WalMart becoming largest retailer

  • First website created

    First website created
    Created by Time Berners-Lee. Still up and running after 21 years.
  • First SMS Sent

    First SMS Sent
    First person to send one was Neil Papworth. He sent it from a personal computer.
  • Netscape Goes Public

    Netscape Goes Public
    First public internet browser.
  • 9/11

    Twin towers collapse from a terrorist attack.
  • China Joins WTO

    China Joins WTO
    China joins the World Trade Organization. Allowing them to trade whatever with whomever.
  • Operation Iraqi Freedom

    Operation Iraqi Freedom
    This operations main purpose was to capture and remove Saddam Hussein. He was killed in this action.
  • Facebook was created

    Facebook was created
    CEO is Mark Zuckerberg. He is a co-created Facebook in his Harvard dorm.
  • Youtube Created

    Youtube Created
    YouTube is a public video service. People can post and watch things that vary from educational, to things just for entertainment.
  • Twitter Created

    Twitter Created
    People can "Tweet" short thoughts for other people to see. Pointless babble
    Pass-along value
  • The Arab Spring

    The Arab Spring
  • First around the world fiber optic cable

    First around the world fiber optic cable