My Generation

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  • OJ Simpson

    OJ Simpson
    OJ Simpson's wife and another man were killed and found at OJ's house.
  • Space Walk

    Space Walk
    The first black American man walks in space.
  • Racist Burning

    Racist Burning
    Within 18 months, 30 black churches are burned to the ground in Mississippi.
  • Tiger Woods on Top

    Tiger Woods on Top
    At 21 years old, he became the youngest golfer to ever win the Masters.
  • Bill Clinton/Monica Lewinsky scandal

    Bill Clinton/Monica Lewinsky scandal
    Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky's secret "relasionship" is discovered, and so are tapes of the incident.
  • The Columbine

    The Columbine
    Two boys go on a shooting at their high school, Columbine High School, killing 15 people.
  • George Bush vs. Al Gore

    George Bush vs. Al Gore
    The election between George Bush and Al Gore isn't settled for over a month because of a dispute of votes.
  • 9/11

    Two planes strike the World Trade Center, one hit the Pentagon in D.C, and one crash landed in a field in Pennsylvania. Nearly 3,000 people died from the attack, the largest killing of U.S. civilians ever.
  • Elizabeth Smart

    Elizabeth Smart
    She was kidnapped early in the morning from her own bed, as her little sister watched Brian Daved Mitchell (abductor) take her.
  • Iraq war

    Iraq war
    Iraq insists that they have nuclear/mass destruction weapons that will be used against the U.S. An invasion in Iraq is officially planned.
  • Gas Prices Spike

    Gas Prices Spike
    Gas Prices are at their highest ever, from $1.83 in 2003, to $2.10 in 2004.
  • Hurrican Katrina

    Hurrican Katrina
    Hurricane Katrina hits New Orleans, Louisiana and the coast of Mississippi, killing 1,836 people total.
  • E. Coli Breakout

    E. Coli Breakout
    500 people die from E. Coli breakout in the Midwest.
  • Virgina Tech

    Virgina Tech
    A student at Virginia Tech goes on a shooting rampage and kills over 30 students and himself.
  • Bailout

    President Bush signs a $700 billion bailout (Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008).
  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama
    Barack Obama is inaugurated as the 44th president of the United States, the first African American ever.
  • Chilean Miners

    Chilean Miners
    A group of 33 Chilean miners were rescued from a collapsed mine that they had been in for 68 days.
  • "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"... No More

    "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"... No More
    The repeal of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Act made for gays in the military goes into effect.