January 2000 to May 2012

  • January 2000

    January 2000
    Peaceful New Year instead of mass suicides in cults for doomsday
    Britain and Iran signed joint declaration to fights terrorism and drug trafficking
    Bush and Gore win Republican and Democratic nominations in Iowa Caucuses
    Superbowl XXXIV, Rams beat Titans 23-16
    Toy Story 2 is in theaters
  • February 2000

    February 2000
    Scream 3 movie released
    "Lonestars" song became #1 for a month
    German extortionist is jailded for attempted murder and extortion
    Indian Point 2 nuclear power plant in New York vents radioactive steam
    Microsoft released windows 2000
  • March 2000

    March 2000
    Pope John Paul 2 begins first official visit by a Roman Catholic pontiff to Isreal
    Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin is captured after a gun battle that kills a Georgia sheriff's deputy
    Final Destination game released
    Phillips explosion of 2000 kills 1 and injures 71, Pasadena, Texas
    Lose Yourself by Eminem went into the top 5
  • April 2000

    April 2000
    "Crank That" by Soulja Boy is #21
    Nineteen Mariens are killed when an aircraft crashes
    Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich lawsuit against file-sharing
    64th Golf Masters Championship
    62nd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship
  • May 2000

    May 2000
    Bill Clinton allows GPS to not be restricted
    Planets align in line with sun
    Gladiatior movie released
    Vladimir Putin sworn into office as new Russian President
    Israeli troops withdrawl from lebanon
  • June 2000

    June 2000
    Big Mama's House 2 movie was released
    NBA Finals won by LA Lakers
    The Patriot movie was released
    Tiger Woods wins US open
    Forced break up of Microsoft
  • July 2000

    July 2000
    Isreal ends armss deal with China
    Bent is #1 song in US
    Scary movie released
    Vermont's civil union law goes into effect
    Leaking pipline in Nigeria exploded killing 250 people
  • August 2000

    August 2000
    Space Cowboys movie released
    Confederate submarien "H.L. Hunly" resurfaced after 136 years
    Tiger Woods wins 3rd major in year for first time since 1953
    Russian submarine sinks, 118 men die
    The replacements movie released
  • September 2000

    September 2000
    Sammy Sosa 2nd 50+ Home Run year in 3 years
    Ken Griffey Jr. 400th Home Run pitch hit
    XXVII Olympics ceremonial in Sydney Australia
    "Kryptonite" by 3 doors down is #1 in US
    Oklahoma fuel protest
  • October 2000

    October 2000
    Yankees win World Series: Jeter MVP
    100th Space Shuttle Mission STS-92
    Sony PS2 released in US
    "Music" by Madonna is #1 song in US
    Closing ceremony of XXVII Olympic in Sydney
  • November 2000

    November 2000
    Bill Clinton is the first US president to visit Vietnam sice Vietnam war
    Bush wins president vs. Gore
    "With Arms Wide Open" by Creed is #1 song in US
    Hillary Clinton elected to US Senate
    2000 Baku earthquake took place
  • December 2000

    December 2000
    Dude, Where's My Car movie released
    US Supreme Court stops recount in Florida
    Texas 7 escapes
    "Stan" by Eminem released
    Madame marries Guy Ritchie in Scotland
  • January 2001

    January 2001
    President Bill Clinton awards Theodor Rossevelt a Medal of Honor
    The Chinese Communist Party does self-immolation in Tiananmen Spuare
    An earthquake hits Gujarat, India killing 20,000 people
    50-year-old Douglas DC-3 crashes near Bolivar, Venezuela
    Jennifer Lopez gets first #1 song in UK
  • February 2001

    February 2001
    USS Greeneville sinks a Japanese training vessel
    Six passengers and four railway staff killed in Selby rail crash
    The Taliban destroys two giant Buddha statues in Afghanistan
    Oklahoma City bombing museum is dedicated
    Robert Hanssen arrested for spying for the Soviet Union
  • March 2001

    March 2001
    35 Muslims crushed to death during annual Hijj pilgrimage in Mecca
    Russian Mir space station desposed of
    Massive car bomb explodes in front of BBC Television Centre
    A bridge collapses in northern Portugal killing up to 70 people
    "Crazy Town" by Butterfly is #1 song
  • April 2001

    April 2001
    "All for you" by Janet is #1 song in US
    Joe Dirt movie released
    Same-sex marriage legalized in Netherlands
    Mars Odyssey is launched
    Detained crew after collision in China are released
  • May 2001

    May 2001
    15 year old, Surp Temba Theri, becomes youngest person to climb Mt. Everest
    Democrat's take control of US Senate
    Shrek move released
    The mummy returns movie released
    All for you by Janet Jackson is #1 in US
  • June 2001

    June 2001
    Timothy McVeigh is executed for Oklohoma City bombing
    Total solar eclipse in Madagasgar and Atlantic Ocean
    Tropical storm "Allison" causes most damage by a Tropical Storm
    The Fast and the Furious movie released
    Syrian troops withdrawl from Lebanon
  • July 2001

    July 2001
    Beijing, China selected for hosting 2008 Olymipic summer games
    Russia and China signed friendship treaty
    Jurassic Park 3 movie released
    Planet of the apes movie released
    London stock exchange goes public
  • August 2001

    August 2001
    US banned Human Cloning
    Rush Hour 2 movie released
    Real IRA detonates bomb in Earling, London, injured 7 people
    George W. Bush supports limited federal funding on embrionic stem cells
    Alabama supreme court Cheif justic installed 10 commandments
  • September 2001

    September 2001
    9-11 terrorist attacks
    US vs. Microsoft
    "Fallin" by Alica Keys is #1 song in US
    Bush declares war on terrorism
    Northern Alliance leader assassinated
  • October 2001

    October 2001
    Apple released iPod
    Homeland Security established
    "I'm Real" by Jennifer Lopez is #1 in US
    Training Day movie released
    Serendipity movie released
  • November 2001

    November 2001
    Northern Alliance took over Afghan capital Kabul
    War in Afghanistan
    AAF 587 crashed and killed 265 killed
    Monsters Inc. movie released
    Harry Potter and Sorcer's Stone movie released
  • December 2001

    December 2001
    "How You Remind Me" by Nickelback is #1 song in US
    "U got it bad" by Usher is #1 song in US
    I am Sam movie released
    Black Hawk Down movie released
    Leaning Tower of Pesa reopened
  • January 2002

    January 2002
    George W. Bush signs No Child Left Behind Act law
    Michael Jackson receives the Artist of the Century award
    Sierra Leone Civil Wr finally declared over
    John Walker Lindh returns to the US in FBI custody
    George W. Bush says countries that support terrorism are Axis of Evil
  • February 2002

    February 2002
    Super Bowl XXXVI: New England beat St. Louis, 20-17
    XIX Winter Olympics opens in Salt Lake City, Utah
    A Muslim mob kills 59 Hindu pilgrims returning from Ayodhya
    Policical and rebel leader Jonas Savimbi is killed in military ambush
    Train crash kills 370 and injures 65
  • March 2002

    March 2002
    US invasion of Afghanistan: Operation Anaconda
    Passover Massacre: Suicide bomber kills 29 people in Israel
    Forces in multinational force are killed trying to infiltrate the Shahi Kot Valley
    Jennifer Lopez feature Ja Rule "Ain't It Funny" is #1 for month
    Kindom hearts video game for PS2 released
  • April 2002

    April 2002
    Halo 2 released for Xbox
    Funeral for Queen Elizabeth
    Israeli forces surround armed Palestinians in the Curch of the Nativity
    Flight CA129 crashes into a hillside during heavy rain and fog
    United States is re-elected one year after losing a seat on the United Nations Commission on Human Right
  • May 2002

    May 2002
    Spider-Man movie released
    Anaheim Angels win 19-0 against White Sox
    Jimmy Carter visits Castro for 5 days
    Russia and US sign Moscow Treaty
    Mars Odyssey finds large ice deposits on planet Mars
  • June 2002

    June 2002
    US abandons antiballistic missile treaty
    LA Lakers beat NJ Nets in NBA Finals
    Dick Cheney serves as president for 2 and a half hours
    Lennox Lewis knocksout Mike Tyson
    Scooby-Doo movie released
  • July 2002

    July 2002
    The international crimanal court is established
    Men in Black 2 movie released
    Austin Powers in Goldmember movie released
    Hot in Herre is #1 song by Nelly
    Ukrainian air show accident kills 83 people
  • August 2002

    August 2002
    Signs movie released
    Iraqis took over Iraqi Embassy in Berlin
    Earth Summit begins in South Africa
    Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams movie released
    Nelly is #1 song for rest of month "Dilemma"
  • September 2002

    September 2002
    Texas Rangers 26th game with Homeruns
    Randy Johnson 300the strikeout in 5 years
    Sweet Home Alabama movie released
    "A moment like this" by Kelly Clarkson is #1 song in America
    The first public version of firefox released
  • October 2002

    October 2002
    Bomb in Finland kills 7
    Two bombs in Bali's nightclub district, 202 killed and 209 injured
    Jackass: The movie released
    Pokemon 4ever movie released
    Hurricane Lili hits Louisiana
  • November 2002

    November 2002
    UN weapons inspectors allowed in Iraq
    George W. Bush signs Homeland Security Act
    Suicide Bombers in Kenya on Thanksgiving
    Treasure Planet movie released
    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets movie released
  • December 2002

    December 2002
    The Lord of the Rings: The 2 Towers movie released
    Pinocchio movie released
    12 killed on train for Vienna from Paris
    NATO invites Bulgaria, Latria, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia to become members
    Argentina defaults on $805 million world bank payment
  • January 2003

    January 2003
    Belgium legally recognizes same-sex marriage
    Final communication between Earth and Pioneer 10
    Final Destination 2 released
    Kangaroo Jack movie shown in theaters
    Devil may cry 2 released for PS2
  • February 2003

    February 2003
    Yu-Gi-Oh game released
    Michael Waltrip wins Daytona 500
    Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrates during reentry to Earth
    "All I Have" by Jennifer Lopez is #1 for 3 weeks
    "All I Have" LL Cool J is #1
  • March 2003

    March 2003
    "In Da Club" by 50 Cent is #1 on US charts
    Weekend protests against war in Iraq attended by millions
    British Cabinet Minister Robin Cook resigns because of Iraq war
    Invasion of Iraq by American and British led coalition begins
    "freindly fire" between US 190th fighter squadron and British tanks
  • April 2003

    April 2003
    US troops capture Baghdad
    Baghdad falls causing widespread looting
    US troops in Baghdad capture Abu Abbas, hijacked cruise liner 1985
    Beijing closes all schools for two weeks because of the SARS virus
    Holes movie released
  • May 2003

    May 2003
    LeBron James is signed by Nike for $90 million as a high school student
    "Mission Accomplished" speech by George W. Bush
    Tornado outbreak sequence
    Earthquake in northern Algeria kills 2000+ people
    Bruce Almighty movie released
  • June 2003

    June 2003
    CSI is top rated tv show
    Nemo is top movie
    2 Fast, 2 Furious movie released
    Severe heat wave in Pakistan (122 degrees)
    Hulk movie released
  • July 2003

    July 2003
    In Mexico, the last Vokswagen Beetle rolls off the assembly line
    Saddam Hussein's sons Uday and Qusay are killed in compound attack
    Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl movie released
    Terminator 3: Rise of he Machines movie released
    Bad Boys 2 movie released
  • August 2003

    August 2003
    American Wedding movie released
    Heat wave in Paris kills 144 people
    Widescale power outage in Northeast US and Canada
    Mars makes closest approach to earth in 60,000 years
    Bus 2 massacre in Jerusalem
  • September 2003

    September 2003
    Smart 1 satellite launched
    Hurricane Juan makes landfall in Nova Scotia
    Sweden refuses to adopt euro
    National Lampoon's Dorm Daze movie released
    Kart Racer movie released
  • October 2003

    October 2003
    Radio movie released
    Brother Bear movie released
    Scary movie 3 movie released
    Texas Chain Saw Massacre movie released
    Florida Marlins beat NYY in World Series
  • November 2003

    November 2003
    Rugby World Cup: England defeats Australia
    Total Lunar eclipse
    Elf movie released
    The Matrix Revolutions movie released
    Gary Ridgway "Green River Killer" confesses on killing 48 women
  • December 2003

    December 2003
    Paul Martin 21st Prime minister of Canada
    Earthquake in California kills 2
    Beagle 2 scheduled to land on Mars
    Cheaper by the Dozen movie released
    Peter Pan movie released
  • January 2004

    January 2004
    The national flag of Georgia, Five cross flag restored to official use
    A whale explodes in Tainan, Taiwan
    Egyptian airliner plunges into the Red Sea, killing 148 people
    Stardust seccessfully flies past Comet Wild 2, collecting samples
    "Hey Ya!" by OutKast is #1 song in US
  • February 2004

    February 2004
    "Yeah!" by Usher and Lil Jon is #1 song in US
    THe Pittsburg Penguins lose 12 consecutive home game
    Nazi hunter awarded honorary knighthood
    US lifts a ban on travel to Libya, lasted 23 years
    Universe's largest know dimond found, white dwarf star BPM 37093
  • March 2004

    March 2004
    Terrorists explode simultaneous bombs on Madrid's rail network, killing 190
    Al Qaeda carries out the Ashoura Massacre in Iraq, killing 170
    Voters of Georgia vote on a referendum concerning Confederacy flag
    4 private millitary contractors working for Blackwater USA are killed
    Terry Nichols is convicted of state murder charges and being an accomplice to Timothy McVeigh
  • April 2004

    April 2004
    Google introduces Gmail to public
    Two fuel trains colide in North Korea killing 150 people
    Insurgents fire 12 mortars on Abu Ghraib Prison
    US media releases graphic photos of American soldiers abusing Iraqi prisoners
    Islamic terrorists trapped by police in Madrid kill themselves
  • May 2004

    May 2004
    Roof collapses at airport in France
    Abu Ghraib Prisan Abuse Scandal
    Season finale of final season of Friends
    Massachusetts becomes first US state to legalize same-sex marriage
    North Korea bans mobile phones
  • June 2004

    June 2004
    Ken Jennings starts 74 game winning streak in Jeopardy
    Ronald Reagan's funeral is held at Washington National Cathedral
    Capital punishment declared unconstitutional in New York
    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban movie released
    Spider-Man 2 movie released
  • July 2004

    July 2004
    Offical opening of Bankok's subway system
    The cornerstone of Freedom Tower is laid
    Millennium Park is opened to public
    The court rules against Israeli barrier
    First Indonesian presidental election
  • August 2004

    August 2004
    New Jersey Govenor James McGreevey is a gay man
    Hurrican Charley devastates Floriday and surrounding area
    Collateral movie released
    The pedestal of the Statue of Liberty reopens
    Alien vs. Predator movie released
  • September 2004

    September 2004
    National Lampoon's Gold Diggers movie released
    Shawn of the Dead movie released
    Mr. 3000 movie released
    Jerry Rice 274 consecutive games with a catch ends vs. Bills
    World Cup of Hockey: Canada beats FInland
  • October 2004

    October 2004
    Boston Red Sox beat St. Louis Cardinals in World Series
    Shark Tail movie released
    Ladder 49 movie released
    Food fight @ food conference in Taiwan
    Ray movie released
  • November 2004

    November 2004
    The Incredibles movie released
    National Treasure movie released
    LeBron James 19 years 333 days is youngest player to score 2000 points
    Montreal Expos beat Washington Nationals
    "Just Lose It" by Eminem is #1 song in US
  • December 2004

    December 2004
    Iowa State beats Miami Red Hawks 17-13 in Independence Bowl
    Capital One Bowl game announced Iowa Hawkeyes vs LSU Tigers
    Lemony Smicker's A series of Unfortunate Events movie released
    Fat Albert movie released
    Meet the Fockers movie released
  • January 2005

    January 2005
    Eris, the largest known dwarf planet in the solar system
    Mississippi Civil Rights Workers murder Edgar Ray Killen, 1964
    An intense solar flare blasts X-rays across the solar system
    Deep Impact "space mission" launces from Cape Canaveral, Delta 2
    Landing of Huygens probe on Saturn's moon Titan
  • February 2005

    February 2005
    Super Bowl XXXIX: New England Patriots win 24-21 over Eagles
    Canada introduces the Civil Marriage Act
    YouTube is launched
    The Kyoto Protocol comes into effect
    Suicide bombing at police-recruiting center in Al Hillah, kills 127
  • March 2005

    March 2005
    Israel hands over Jerico to Palestinian control
    US soldiers fire on car killing Italina Secret Service Agent +2
    UN warns that HIV virus could infect about 90 millions Africans
    A magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits Fukuoka, Japan, first in 100 years
    Cedar Revolution against Syrian military presence
  • April 2005

    April 2005
    James Stewart Jr. is first African American to win major motor event
    US Oregon Supreme Court nullifies gay marriage liscences
    Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger elected Pope Benedice XVI
    Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger is inaugurated as the 265th Pope
    Syria completes withdrawal from Lebanon, ending 29 years
  • May 2005

    May 2005
    Grenade lands 65 feet from US. President but doesn't detonate
    USS America deliberately sunk in Atlantic Ocan
    Canadian War Museum opens
    Star Wars 3: Revenge of the Sith movie released
    Madagascar movie released
  • June 2005

    June 2005
    Batman Begins movie released
    Spain legalizes same-sex marriage
    San Antonio Spurs win NBA Finals
    United Statees Supreme Court bans medical marijuana
    Asafa Powell of Jamaica sets 100 meter world record (9.77 seconds)
  • July 2005

    July 2005
    Tiger Woods wins 10th major
    Lance Armstrong retires
    London selected for 2012 Olympic games
    4 coordinated terrorist attacks in London
    The Wedding Crashers movie released
  • August 2005

    August 2005
    Katrina hits New Orleans
    Crew of Russian submarine rescued
    Massive blackout of Indonesian island of Java
    "We Belong together" is #1 song in US by Mariah Carey
    The Dukes of Hazzard movie released
  • September 2005

    September 2005
    "We Belong Together" by Mariah Carey is #1 song in US
    North Korea agrees to not build nuclear weapons
    Transporter 2 movie released
    The Greatest Game Ever Played movie released
    Michelle Wie becomes Pro announced Houston
  • October 2005

    October 2005
    Chicago White Sox win World Series vs Huston Astros
    Hurricane Wilma affects sporting events
    Saw 2 movie released
    Chinese spacecraft Shenzhou 6 launched
    "Golddigger" by Kanye West featuring Jamie Foxx is #1 song in US
  • November 2005

    November 2005
    "Run It" by Chris Brown is #1 song in US
    Chicken Little movie released
    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire movie released
    Surgeons in France carry out first human face transplant
    UN Climate Change Conference in Montreal, Quebec
  • December 2005

    December 2005
    Iowa State loses to TCU 24-27 in Houston Bowl
    Chicago Bears beat Green Bay Pckers to win NFC North Division
    King Kong movie released
    Brokeback Mountain movie released
    The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Waredrope movie released
  • January 2006

    January 2006
    Stampede during the Stoning the Devil ritual on the last day of Hajj
    Turkey releases Mehmet Ali Agca from jail after 25 years
    Terrorist suicide bombs in Tel Aviv, injuring 20 people
    Evo Morales is inaugurated as President of Bolivia
    Slovak Air Force Antonov An-24 crashes in Hungary
  • February 2006

    February 2006
    Winter storm covers Northeastern US with 1 to 2 feet of snow
    Phillippine President declares Proclamation 1017 in case of coup
    Dubai Ports World agrees to postpone its plans to take 6 US ports
    The US Army decommissions the last Mobile Army Sugical Hospital
    A massive mudslide occures in the Philippines, killing 1,126
  • March 2006

    March 2006
    Final contract attempt with Pioneer 10 by the Deep Space Network
    Liquid water is descovered on Enceladus, moon of Saturn
    The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter arrives at Mars
    Members of the rebel UFDC kill 150 Chadian soldiers
    Pope Benedict XVI adds 15 men to the College of Cardinals
  • April 2006

    April 2006
    60 tornadoes break out, hardest hit is Tennessee, 29 people dead
    Shedden massacre: 8 dead and shot to death
    Powerful tornadoes rip through Iowa City, Iowa
    243 people are injured in pro-democracy protest in Napal
    Construction begins on the new world trade center, Freedom Tower
  • May 2006

    May 2006
    USS Oriskany is sunk to become artificl reef
    Java earhquake kills 5,700 people, leaves 200,000 people homeless
    North Korea test fires missiles
    Montenegro declares independence
    X-Men: The Last Stand movie released
  • June 2006

    June 2006
    Pluto's newly discovered moons are named Nix and Hydra
    Somalia Islamists take control of Mogadishu
    Iran offered incentives to give up nuclear activities
    Cars movie released
    Superman Returns movie released
  • July 2006

    July 2006
    Fidel Castro hands over power temporarily to his brother
    Bombs kill hundreds on trains in India
    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest movie released
    Monster House movie released
    American League beat National League 3-2 in All-Star game
  • August 2006

    August 2006
    Pluto redefined to dwarf planet
    Iran ignores UN security council deadline with enriching uranium
    "London Bridge" by Fergie is #1 song in US
    Talladega Nights: Ballad of Ricky Bobby movie released
    The Scream painting recovered in raid by Norwegian police
  • September 2006

    September 2006
    Gridiron Gang movie released
    "Sexyback" by Justin Timberlake is #1 song in US Alfonso Soriano is first player to get 40 Homeruns, 40 stolen bases, and 40 doubles
    Jackass number 2 movie released
  • October 2006

    October 2006
    Employee of the Month movie released
    Saw 3 movie released
    Man of the Year movie released
    St. Louis Cardinals beat Detroit Tigers in World Series
    Halloween 2006
  • November 2006

    November 2006
    "I Wanna Love You" by Akon featuring Snoop Dog is #1 song in US
    Travis Jones' birthday
    Happy Feet movie released
    Casino Royale movie released
    Oregon State Beat Oregon in rivalry "The Civil War"
  • December 2006

    December 2006
    Texas beat Iowa in Alamo Bowl
    Tiger Woods annonced he is expecting first kid
    David Silveria leaves Korn to manage his resturant
    We are Marshall movie released
    Letters from Iwo Jima movie released
  • January 2007

    January 2007
    Adam Air Flight 574 disappers over Indonesia with 102 people
    Comet McNaught reaches perihelion becomes brightest comet in 40 years
    Two thirds of Venus's southern hemisphere suddenly brightened
    Doomsday Clock is set 5 minutes to midnight
    Trial against Pobert Pickton, Canada's worst serial killer, starts
  • February 2007

    February 2007
    A Baghdad market bombing kills at leat 135 people and injures 339
    A gunman opens fire in a mall in Salt Lake City, killing 5
    Japan launches 4th spy satellite
    A train derails on an evening express near Crayrigg, Cubria, England
    Jupiter flyby of the New Horizons Pluto-observer spacecraft
  • March 2007

    March 2007
    Tornadoes swarm across the southern US, killing 20
    In Sydney, Australia, 2.2 million people take part in first Earth Hour
    Iranian Navy seizes Royal Navy personnel in Iraqi waters
    Burnley Tennel catastrophe occurs in Melbourne, Australia
    Australian Labor Party is reinstated after New South Wales elections
  • April 2007

    April 2007
    Train World Speed Record: French TGV train on the LGV est.
    The Iranian President releases 15 British Royal Navy
    2007 Algiers bombings kills 33 and wounds 222 people
    Boris Yelsin's funeral sanctioned by Russian Orthodox Church
    Estonian authorities remove the Bronze Soldier, with Russian controversy
  • May 2007

    May 2007
    Greenburg, Kansas is almost completely destroyed by EF-5 tornado
    The tomb of Herod the Great is discovered
    First train to cross 38th parallel in North Korea since 1953
    Spider-Man 3 movie released
    Shrek the Third movie released
  • June 2007

    June 2007
    Smoking is banned from United Kingdom's public places
    Frank Thomas hits 500th homerun
    iPhone released
    America's Got Talent on Tuesday is top TV show
    Ratatouille movie released
  • July 2007

    July 2007
    Worldwide performances by charity event "Live Earth"
    Final Book of Harry Potter is released
    India's first woman president is sworn in
    The presence of the British Army in Northern Ireland ends
    North Korea agrees to dismantle its nuclear facilities
  • August 2007

    August 2007
    Minneapolis bridge collapsed over Mississippi River, 13 killed
    Barry Bonds breaks carrer homerun record
    Texas Rangers beat the Baltimore Orioles 30-3
    The Bourne Ultimatum movie released
    Rush Hour 3 movie released
  • September 2007

    September 2007
    Mr. Woodcock movie released
    US Women's soccer team gets 3rd in FIFA World Cup
    Weird Al Yankovic performs 1,000th live show
    Brett Farve becomes all-time touchdown pass leader
    Good Luck Chuck movie released
  • October 2007

    October 2007
    United Nations Day
    Summer Special Olympics in Shanghai
    The Girl Next Door release first single in 9 years
    US and Russia sign pact to look for water on the moon and mars
    Ther Comebacks movie released
  • November 2007

    November 2007
    Bee movie released
    Fred Claus movie released
    Space Shuttle Discovery lands at Kennedy Space Center
    "Crank That" by Soulja Boy is #1 song in US
    "Kiss, Kiss" by Chris Brown is #1 song in US
  • December 2007

    December 2007
    "Low" by Flo-Rida is #1 song in US
    Floyd Mayweather Jr. def. Ricky Hutton to keep WBC Welterweight
    I am Legend movie released
    Alvin and Chipmunks movie released
    US wins Davis Cup
  • January 2008

    January 2008
    New Hampshire law legalizing civil unions for same-sex couples
    Malta and Cyprus officially adopy the Euro currency
    New Jersey apologizes for slavery
    Black Monday in worldwide stock markets
    Eyak language in Alaska becomes extinct as last native speaker dies
  • February 2008

    February 2008
    Nebraska bans electric chair as sole execution method
    East Timor, assassination attempts made on Xanana Gusmao and Jose Ramos-Horta
    Kosovo declares independence from Serbia
    B-2 Spirit of the USAF crashes at Guam, all crew survived
    Fidel Castro retires as the President of Cuba after nearly 50 years
  • March 2008

    March 2008
    Gold on the New York Mercantile Exchange hit $1,000 an ounce
    A cosmic burst that is farthest object visible to the naked eye
    French Swimmer Alain Bernard sets world recore 47.5 in 100 m frestyle
    Bhutan officiallly becomes a democracy, with its first ever general election
    Aloha Airlines, a bankrupt airling, permanently ends passenger service
  • April 2008

    April 2008
    The construction of the world's first building to integrate wind turbines completes, in Bahrain
    Start of Papal Journey of Pope Denedict XVI to the US
    Danica Patrick wins the Indy Japan 300
    US Air Force retires the F-117 Nighthawk
    Russian scientists found the remains of Alexei Nikolaevich
  • May 2008

    May 2008
    Wenchvan earthquake in Sichum, China killed 69,000
    California became second state to legalize same-sex marriage
    Usain Bolt breaks world record with 9.72 seconds
    Myanmar suffered heavy losses by cyclone Nargis
    Ironman movie released
  • June 2008

    June 2008
    Ban of handuns in Washington D.C. is unconstitutional
    Bill Gates steps down as Chairman of Microsoft Corporation
    Thomas Beatie, world's first gregnant man, gives birth to a daughter
    South Koreans protest importing American beef
    Kung Fu Panda movie released
  • July 2008

    July 2008
    Nepal gets rid of monarchy
    US troop surge in Iraq
    "I Kissed a Girl" by Katy Perry is #1 in US
    The Dark Knight movie released
    Hancock movie released
  • August 2008

    August 2008
    Usain Bolt sets record again 9.69 seconds
    Russia invades Georgia
    Beijing Olymic Games a great success
    Tropic Thunder movie released
    The Pineapple Express movie released
  • September 2008

    September 2008
    Fireproof movie released
    "Love Song" by Taylor Swift is #1 song in US
    Tennessee Titans 4-0 for first time in franchise history
    Hurricane Ike hits Tepas
    Igor movie released
  • October 2008

    October 2008
    Saw V movie is released
    US 0-17 soccer team lost to Japan 3-2
    Philedelphia Phillies beat Tampa Bay Rays in World Series
    $700 billion bailout bill for US financial system is signed by Bush
    High School Musicla 3: Senior Year movie released
  • November 2008

    November 2008
    Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa movie released
    Twilight movie released
    Bolt movie released
    Barack Obama becomes first African-American US President
    Youtube hosts the largest ever live broadcast, Youtube live
  • December 2008

    December 2008
    Yes Man movie released
    Detroit Lions first NFL team 0-16
    Bush makes last trip to Iraq as President
    Resident Evil: Degeneration movie released
    Beethoven's Big Break movie released
  • January 2009

    January 2009
    61 die in nightclud fire in Bangkok, Tailand
    Israeli ground forces invade Gaza
    US Airways Flight 1549 makes emergency landing in Hudson River
    Barack Obama inaugurated as the 44th President of the US of A
    At least 113 people die and 200 injured following oil spill in Kenya
  • February 2009

    February 2009
    US Navy guided missile cruiser Port Royal runs aground in Oahu
    Bushfires in Victoria kill 173 in the worst natural disaster in Australia
    Colgan Air Flight 3407 crashes near Buffalo killing 50 people
    BDR massacre in Bangladesh killed 74 people, 50 army officials
    Johanna Siguroardottir is elected as the first female prime minister of Iceland
  • March 2009

    March 2009
    Sri Lankan cricket team is attacked by terrorists
    ICC issures an arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar Hassan
    Winnenden school shooting killed 17 people in Germany
    Volcano in Alaska, Mount Redoubt, erupted
    Situ Gintung in Indonesia fails killing 99 people
  • April 2009

    April 2009
    Croatia and Albania joined NATO
    North Korea launches its controversial Kwangmyongsong-2 rocket
    US Navy rescues captain Richard Phillips, killing three pirates
    Gamma ray burt GRB 090423 is observed for 10 sec.
    Failed attack on the Dutch Royal Family results in 7 deaths
  • May 2009

    May 2009
    Same-sex marriage legalized in New York
    North Korea conducts nuclear test
    US abortion doctor killed
    "Boom Boom Pow" by Black Eyed Peas is #1 US song
    Angels and Demons movie released
  • June 2009

    June 2009
    GM files for bankruptcy
    US train crash kills 9
    Michael Jackson died at 50
    Texas moher struck by lightning in her house
    Transformers: Revenge of the Falen movie released
  • July 2009

    July 2009
    Sarah Palin leaves office
    North Korean rocket launch
    Statue of Liberty's crown reopens after 8 years
    Mark Buehrle of the Chicago White Soxs becomes 18th pitcher to throw a perfect game
    Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs movie release
  • August 2009

    August 2009
    Obamas Health care push faces citizens mounting concern
    Los Angeles wildfire fires destroys thousands of house
    "I Gotta Feeling" by The Black Eyed Peas is #1 song in US
    Inglourious Basterds movie released
    Edward M. Kennedy dies of a brain tumor
  • September 2009

    September 2009
    8.0 earthquake near Samoan Island causes much damage
    Obama tells kids to work hard and stay in school
    2SC beat Chicago Blackhawks to win Victoria Cup
    Bionicles: The Legend reborn movie released
    Jennifer's Body movie released
  • October 2009

    October 2009
    Zombieland movie released
    Saw VI movie released
    Rio de Janeiro elected as host city of 2016 summer olympics
    Dew Jones loses over 200 points
    $200 million rebuilding of Stockholm's Central Library Cancelled
  • November 2009

    November 2009
    Twilight Saga: New Moon movie released
    The Blindside movie released
    Planet 51 movie released
    13 killed and 43 wounded @ Fort Hood, Texas in largest mass shooting at a US military installution
  • December 2009

    December 2009
    Invictus movie released
    Avatar movie released
    Tiger Woods announced he would not be attending golf tournament
    Sister's Keeper movie released
    "Fireflies" by Owl City is #1 song in US
  • January 2010

    January 2010
    Suicide car bomb detonates at a volleyball tournament in Pakistan
    Berj Khalifa, world's tallest building is officially opened
    2010 Penang dragon boat accident occure in Penang, Malaysia
    Conan O'Briens's last Tonight Show leaves big controversy timeslot
    5 murderers of President Sheikh Mujibur Rahmen of Bangladesh
  • February 2010

    February 2010
    Super Bowl XLIV: Saints beat Colts 31-17 to win first super bowl
    Bombing at German Bakery in Pune, India, kills 10 and injures 60
    Criminals pour more than 2.5 million liters of diesal oil into a river Lambro, in Northern Italy
    Central Chile is hit with an 8.8 magnitude earthquake
    Sachin Tendulkar scored double century in One Day International cricket
  • March 2010

    March 2010
    Sebastian Pinera becomes Chilean president
    2 female suicide bombers his Moscow Metro system, killing 40
    "Break Your Hear" by Taio Cruz is #1 song in US
    "Rude Boy" by Rihanna is #1 song in US
    Alice in Wonderland movie released
  • April 2010

    April 2010
    Clash of the Titans movie released
    The Back Up Plan movie released
    Polish Air Force Tu-154M crashes killing 96 people
    A train derailed near Merano, Italy killing 9 and injuring 28 people
    Volcanic ash from te eruption of Eyjafjallajokull in Iceland leads to the closure of airspace over most of Europe
  • May 2010

    May 2010
    Car bomb goes off in Times Square
    Jessica Watson becomes youngest person to sail unassisted around the world
    Iron Man 2 movie released
    Shrek Forever After movie released
    Last peice of Yankee stadium falls
  • June 2010

    June 2010
    John Isner beat Nicolas Mohat in the longest match in tenis history
    The Karate Kid movie released
    Toy Story 3 movie released
    The Twilight Saga: Eclipse movie released
    "OMG" by Usher is #1 song in US
  • July 2010

    July 2010
    Northeast China oil spill
    Deepwater Horizon oil spill
    Serena Willams wins 4th Wimbledon
    Despicable Me movie released
    Inception movie released
  • August 2010

    August 2010
    First ever youth Olympic games in Singapore
    Operation Iraqi Freedom ends
    Chile miners miraclely rescued after 69 days in mining accident
    The Other Guys movie released
    Usain Bolt injures his back and out for rest of year
  • September 2010

    September 2010
    7.1 earthquake hits New Zealand
    Legendary movie released
    Resident Evil: Afterlife movie released
    Oil ridge in Gulf of Mexico explodes
    South Korea unveils Sanctions against Iran for it's nuclear program
  • October 2010

    October 2010
    Paranormal Activity 2 movie released
    Saw VII 3D movie released
    Roy Halladay pitches 2nd postseason no-hitter
    The Netherlands Antilles are dissolved
    The Ryder Cup: US vs. European PGA tour team
  • November 2010

    November 2010
    Due Date movie released
    San Fransisco Giants beat Texas Rangers in US
    Joe Paterno wins 400th win, first person to get there
    Nintendo Wii Games comes out Red game for Mario 20th aniversary
    Clarence House announces engagement to Prince William
  • December 2010

    December 2010
    Tron: Legacy movie released
    Qatar announced it will host 2022 FIFA World Cup
    National treasures movie released
    Serbia wins the 2010 Davis Cup
    Space X Dragon- TS Demo flight 1
  • January 2011

    January 2011
    Attempted assassination of Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Gifford
    Stampede near Sabarimala in Kerala, India kills 104 devotes
    Bombing at Moscow's Domodedovo airport kills 35 and injures 180
    Egyptian Revolution begins in Egypt
    Hundreds of thousands of protestors fill the streets in Egypt
  • February 2011

    February 2011
    All available blocks of IPv4 Internet addresses are distributed to regional authorities
    Lybyan protests begin opposing Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi's rule
    An earthquake measuring 6.3 in magnitude hits New Zealand
    Final Launch of Space Shuttle Discovery
    Irish general election had the Fianna Lail-led government lose the most spots
  • March 2011

    March 2011
    Space Shuttle Discovery makes its final landing after 39 flights
    9.0 earthquake hits Japans causing a tsunami killing thousands
    Reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant melts down
    "Born This Way" by Lady Gaga is #1 in US
    Sucker Punch movie released
  • April 2011

    April 2011
    Insidious movie released
    Fast Five movie released
    A gunman murdered 5 people in the Netherlands
    Minsk Metro bombing
    300 people killed in the deadliest tornado outbreak since 1974
  • May 2011

    May 2011
    Osama Bin Laden is killed
    Space shuttle Endeavor launch for its final commision
    Joplin Missouri hit by EF-5 tornado and deadliest in modern history
    Oprah airs last show of 25 year run
    Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides movie released
  • June 2011

    June 2011
    "Rolling in the Deep" by Adele is #1 song in US
    X-Men: First Class movie released
    Cars 2 movie released
    News reporter hacking scandal shocked UK
    New Zealand is hit by a 6.3 earthquake
  • July 2011

    July 2011
    South Sudan declared independence
    Space Shuttle Atlantis is launched for final launch of US spaceshuttle program
    Neptune completes first orbit since its discovery
    Souh Sudan admitted to UN
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 movie released
  • August 2011

    August 2011
    Seal team 6 is shot down killing 38 people
    Muammar Gaddafi is overthrown
    Rise of the Planet of the Apes movie released
    "Party Rock Anthem" by LMFAO is #1 song in US
    5.8 earthquake occurs in Mineral, Virginia
  • September 2011

    September 2011
    Plane crash in Russia kills 43 people and a hockey team
    Apollo 18 movie released
    Occupy Wall Street movement in Zucotti Park in NYC
    US ends "Don't Ask, Don't tell" and allows gays to serve openly
    Restless movie released
  • October 2011

    October 2011
    Footloose movie released
    Paranormal Activity 3 movie released
    Global protests beak out in 981 cities in 82 countries
    7.0 earthquake hits Turkey
    World population hits 7 billion according to the UN
  • November 2011

    November 2011
    Jack and Jill movie released
    2011 NATO attack in Pakistan
    Ricky Stenhouse Jr. wins Nationwide Series title
    Happy Feet 2 movie released
    Greece Prime Minister resigns
  • December 2011

    December 2011
    US drone lost in Iran
    Kim Jong Il died, leader of North Korea
    US ends missions in Iraq
    The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo movie released
    We bought a Zoo movie released
  • January 2012

    January 2012
    Hot air balloon crashes in Carterton, New Zealand, killing 11
    Cruise ship runs aground in Italy killing 15
    Suicide bomber kills 53 and injures 130 in Basra, Iraq
    FBI shuts down Megaupload.com for copyright infringement
    Bombing in Kano, Nigeria kills 185
  • February 2012

    February 2012
    73 people killed in the Egyption football riots
    Tens of thousands of people are stranded by floods in Australia
    Superbowl XLVI: Giants beat Patriots 21-17
    Israel Air Force conducts four air strikes in Gaza Strip
    44 people killed in prison brawl in Apocada, Mexico
  • March 2012

    March 2012
    Tornadoes kill at least 27 in Indiana and Kentucky
    Red Cross is denied acces to provide relief to Homs by Syria
    Two trains crash in Szczekociny, Poland, 16 dead and 50 injured
    Republic of Congo dump explosions kill at least 250 people
    27 members of Iraq's security force are killed by gunmen in Haditha
  • April 2012

    April 2012
    Plane crash in Western Siberia kills at least 31 people
    Moscow fire kills 17 migrant woker
    Severe storms in Argentina kill 14 people
    77 year old pensioner's suicide outside Greece's parliament prompts further protests in Athens
    US F-18 Hornet crashes into side of apartment building in Virginia with no fatalities
  • May 2012

    May 2012
    Famous painting "The Scream" sells for $199,922,500
    Japan shut down last nuclear reactors
    Vladimir Putin sworn in for 3rd 6 year term as President of Russia
    Barack Obama suports gay marriage
    The Avengers movie released