My Life and Times

By mw1521
  • Rizal Day Bombings

    Rizal Day Bombings
    A series of bombs explode in various places in Metro Manila, Philippines within a span of a few hours, killing 22 and injuring about a hundred.
  • U.S. & Human Rights Commission

    U.S. & Human Rights Commission
    The United States looses it's seat on the U.N. Human Rights Commission for the first time since the commision was formed.
  • Inventor of Telephone is Acknowledge

    Inventor of Telephone is Acknowledge
    Antonio Meucci is ackowledged as the first inventor of the telephone by the U.S. Congress.
  • Space Shuttle Columbia Mission STS-107

    Space Shuttle Columbia Mission STS-107
    The space shuttle Columbia takes off for mission STS-107 which would be it's final one. Columbia disintergrated 16 days later on re-entry.
  • Hurricane Ivan

    Hurricane Ivan
    Hurricane Ivan, a catergory 5 hurricane hits grenada, killing 39 and damaging 90% of it's buildings.
  • Canada's Civil Marriage Act

    Canada's Civil Marriage Act
    Canada introduces the Civil Marriage Act, making same-sex marriage legal.
  • Southern Leyte Mudslide

    Southern Leyte Mudslide
    A massive mudslide occurs in Southern Leyte, Philippines; the official death toll is set at 1,126.
  • New Horizon Jupiter Flyby

    New Horizon Jupiter Flyby
    Jupiter flyby of the New Horizons Pluto-observer spacecraft.
  • Ban on Electric Chair

    Ban on Electric Chair
    Nebraska bans electric chair as sole execution method.
  • Slovakia Adopts the Euro

    Slovakia Adopts the Euro
    Slovakia officially adopts the Euro currency and becomes the sixteenth Eurozone country.
  • Canterbury Earthquake

    Canterbury Earthquake
    A 7.1 magniude earthquake which struck the South Island of New Zealand at 4:35 am causing widespread damage and several power outages.