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Timeline - World

  • NASA rovers Opportunity, Spirit arrive on Mars

    NASA rovers Opportunity, Spirit arrive on Mars
    The rovers of the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Opportunity and Spirit, landed safely on Mars and kicked off their research in January. They have sent back tens of thousands of photos over the past year and found evidence that water once existed on the Red Planet. It is the mankind's first-ever field geological study of another planet.
  • I was birthed into this world

    I was birthed into this world
    Jennifer Salvador Pedraza
    Born at 11:15 at Clearwater, FL
    Only child
  • YouTube, Internet site on which videos may be shared and viewed by others, is launched in the United States

    YouTube, Internet site on which videos may be shared and viewed by others, is launched in the United States
    YouTube acts as a platform for expression, a home for multiple audiences, a marketplace for media products, a place for debate, a navigable library of information and a source of inspiration, all at once. It reflects, highlights and amplifies popular culture and media, and as a result it has played a critical role in how our shared culture has evolved over the past decade.
  • My first year in life

    My first year in life
    Getting introduced my HUDGE family. Aunts, Uncles, cousins ( cousins to come), grandparents. Sadly I didn't get to met meet my grandmothers at an early age but I did later on (age 13).

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  • My close relatives are born

    Many of my cousins are born past 2004 and in 2006 my cousin Marlen Perez was born amongst many others. I have about 10 cousins that are born in 2006 but she's more like a sister.
  • Pluto is downgraded from a planet to a dwarf planet

    Pluto is downgraded from a planet to a dwarf planet
    It seems every kid's way of remembering all the planets of our solar system ('My very easy method just shows us nine planets') is now redundant thanks to the IAU's decision to declassify Pluto as a planet. This is because Pluto doesn't meet one of the three criterias for a Solar System object to be considered a planet, namely" Since then Pluto has been characterised as a lonely planet with the other eight planets leaving him out in a series of memes.
  • The Saffron Protests

    The Saffron Protests
    It was the junta-led government's decision to raise the price of fuel — and, therefore, the costs of transportation and food staples like rice and cooking oil — that sparked the largest protests in Burma, also known as Myanmar, in August and inspired monks to take to the streets en masse a month later. The holy men asked civilians not to join their demonstrations — and the government refrained from retaliating.
  • My grandpas leave the U.S.A

    My grandpas say they're goodbyes as they head back home to Mexico. They haven't came back since but obviously keep in contact their families here too.
  • Barack Obama Elected 44th U.S. President

    Barack Obama Elected 44th U.S. President
    On November 4, voters in the United States convincingly backed the first-term senator from Illinois in his bid for the White House, making him the country's first African-American to be elected president.
    Now comes the hard part -- ending the war in Iraq, as he has promised to do; ramping up the fight against the Taliban in Afghanistan; and confronting the financial crisis that has devastated large sections of the U.S. -- and global -- economy.
  • Baptism

    I was baptized at the age of 5 in the month October. This is special to me because it opened my eyes to religion and who I are up to believe in.
  • My passion for music and singing

    At the age of 5 I stated to love the fact that I could use my voice so well. It stated watching the Disney show Hannah Montana and kept growing.
  • War in Afghanistan and Pakistan

     War in Afghanistan and Pakistan
    In the face of growing insecurity and casualty numbers (from a low of 49 U.S. military personnel killed in 2002 to a high of over 300 in 2009), President Obama undertook an extensive review of the U.S. Afghan war strategy and announced Dec. 1 he would increase U.S. troop levels by an additional 30,000. The encroachments of al-Qaeda and Taliban elements in both Afghanistan and Pakistan appeared to persuade the president of the need for further armed confrontation.
  • Gulf Oil Spill

    Gulf Oil Spill
    A nighttime explosion rocked the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20. Rescuers evacuated the remaining 115 workers from the rig-nearly 50 miles off the coast of southern Louisiana. Workers for BP-the company leasing the rig at the time of the explosion spent 87 days trying to stop the oil gushing 5,000 feet below the surface at a peak rate of 62,000 barrels a day. The worst offshore oil spill in history produced a swirling oil slick the size of Delaware.
  • Memorable Birthday

    Each year I had a birthday party thrown for me. On my sixth birthday it was one of the biggest birthday I has so far. My uncle wanted it to be special so he bought a bouncy house, cotton candy machine, also clowns to join.
  • A series of massive earthquakes hit north-east Japan, unleashing a 10-metre tsunami

    A series of massive earthquakes hit north-east Japan, unleashing a 10-metre tsunami
    The unexpected disaster was neither the largest nor the deadliest earthquake and tsunami to strike this century. That record goes to the 2004 Banda Aceh earthquake and tsunami in Sumatra, a magnitude-9.1, which killed more than 230,000 people. But Japan's one-two punch proved especially devastating for the earthquake-savvy country, because few scientists had predicted the country would experience such a large earthquake and tsunami.
  • Adrenaline Rushes

    Around this time people could see my adventures side my mom says. That i wanted to go on judge rollercoaster and loved fairs ( not for the small rides but for the big ones). I loved entertainment (as another). Sometimes even compare me to the cartoon character Spongebob for my bubbly and joyful personality showing.
  • Karaoke

    My parents started to take me to a karaoke restaurant every Friday for about a year. We loved it, my other family would always come and join. It was a Mexican restaurant and I got to learn to sing more.
  • London Olympics

    London Olympics
    On July 27, London officially kicked-off the world's biggest sporting event with a star-studded opening ceremony (photos) that felt part Broadway musical and part history lesson.When it was all over, the United States took a familiar spot atop the overall medal tally.
  • My First Dog

    My first dog and only dog now is DJ a chihuahua . I wanted a dog for so long every year for Christmas, and all I would get was a fake one. Then finally my dad surprised me in March.
  • Boston Marathon Bombing

    Boston Marathon Bombing
    As participants in one of the world’s top running events crossed the finish line in Boston, two homemade explosive devices went off, killing three people, injuring 260 more and shattering a relative calm in the country.Within days of the attack, parts of the Boston area were on lockdown as authorities hunted for two brothers seen on surveillance footage.In the end, one of the suspects was killed by authorities, while his younger brother was caught and charged with carrying out the deadly attack.
  • California drought

    California drought
    After record high temperatures and record low amounts of precipitation for much of the winter, California had a classic recipe for an intensifying drought that shows now sign of ending.
  • Leg Injury they day before 5th Grade Dance

    On my little cousins birthday May 28th Ii went to the hospital because I had opened my leg due to a hard fall. I made it in time for my fish grade dance. It was fun but couldn't move much.
  • 195 countries sign the world's first accord on climate change

    195 countries sign the world's first accord on climate change
    Six years in the making, the 2015 Climate Change Summit saw 195 countries endorse the Paris agreement to limit climate change, which included new climate commitments. President Barack Obama called the historic global conference "a turning point for the world".
  • Valspar Championship PGA Tour

    My dad really enjoys golf so I compiled him to his first golf watching. Then from there we went every year also we went to the concerts every year. My first concert showing was during my first time , each year is a country band.
  • The Zika Virus

     The Zika Virus
    The spread of the Zika virus throughout the Americas and the resulting Zika fever epidemic caused worldwide alarm. The effects of Zika are so extreme that health officials have urged women in affected areas to delay pregnancy anywhere between six months and two years. Zika is not just a threat to health; it threatens economic growth due to reduced tourism. Thankfully in November 2016, the World Health Organization announced the end of the epidemic, though Zika is still a major concern.
  • First trip to Mexico

    It was my very first time being out side the state of FL and on a plane. Not only that but meeting even more of my family in Mexico. It's a beautiful place witch I forever will call home.
  • Terrorist attacks

    Terrorist attacks
    The London and Manchester bombings featured heavily here, as people remembered these attacks. The shootings in Las Vegas were also remembered.
  • Family Vacation

    Our first family vacation. We would often have eventful weekends going to fairs and having fun. But my parents always worked so we never had time to spent even a whole week off to be together. Finally my parents got a break and we spent a whole week in a hotel and going to seaward,Aquatica, Legoland, and bush gardens. We've been to amusement parks a lot but never spent a whole week nonstop together.
  • Child immigrants being separated from parents

    Child immigrants being separated from parents
    Perhaps one of the more unsettling events of 2018 was the separation and detainment of immigrant children from their parents.It's hard to forget the images of the children in distress after the Trump administration's crackdown on immigration.Headlines were dominated by the event and caused massive outrage across the world. Although the government has been urged to move faster to reunite families, we as a country, have a lot more to do.
  • My Grandpa Passes Away

    My grandpa Teofilo Pedraza passes away. I was visiting Mexico at the time and I was about to take my flight in about a few days. I fortunately was there to say my goodbyes and be at his funeral not only for me but for my mother.
  • The Amazon Burns

     The Amazon Burns
    Mounting evidence that the planet is warming still has not galvanized global action. Brazil is a case in point. For decades, loggers and farmers have been clearing the Amazon rainforest and setting what’s left on fire in order to grow crops and graze cattle. The 80,000 fires set in 2019 were the most in a decade, and they burned an area about the size of New Jersey
  • Mis Quince Años

    I turned 15 years old. In Mexico this a big celebration for a young girl becoming a young adult. It took almost a year to plan and to rehearse. There was more than 300 people at my party. It was not on my birthday but a month after so we could have extra time to plan.
  • Coronavirus

    A pandemic that first started I December 2019 , though stay at home order was declared in 2020.
    Human-to-human transmission confirmed.
    First death outside China.
    Virus takes hold globally
    A global total of more than 75,000 people are dead and 1.3 million have been infected. About 270,000 have recovered. There is no agreed-upon strategy on how to return life to normal.
  • A loss in our family.

    On February 26th my cousin Alejandro Romero passes away due to a car accident. He passed a couple weeks after the accident. He was 19 years old and was a great loss and we miss him dearly.