The year I was brought into the World.
The Latest Harry Potter Book Is Published "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire".
Three men arrive at the International Space Station for the first time.
Hillary Rodham Clinton is elected to the United States Senate, becoming the first former First Lady to win public office in the United States.
International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers inaugurated.
US President George W. Bush announces his support for federal funding of limited research on embryonic stem cells.
Apple releases the iPod.
28th People's Choice Awards: Tom Hanks & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Kelsey Grammer, Ray Romano & Jennifer Aniston win (TV).
In his State of the Union Address, United States President George W. Bush describes "regimes that sponsor terror" as an Axis of Evil, in which he includes Iraq, Iran and North Korea.
The International Criminal Court is established to prosecute individuals for genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and the crime of aggression.
The International Criminal Court holds its inaugural session in The Hague.
The U.S. Supreme Court rules in Lawrence v. Texas that gender-based sodomy laws are unconstitutional.
The 20th MTV Awards are won by Missy Elliott, Beyoncé, Jay-Z & Justin Timberlake.
The United States lifts a ban on travel to Libya, ending travel restrictions to the nation that had lasted for 23 years.
Google introduces Gmail.
The NASA unmanned spacecraft Genesis crash-lands when its parachute fails to open.
YouTube, the popular Internet site on which videos may be shared and viewed by others, is launched in the United States.
Under international pressure, Syria withdraws the last of its 14,000 troop military garrison in Lebanon, ending its 29-year military domination of that country.
The United States Supreme Court votes to ban medical marijuana.
Jamie Foxx, Destiny's Child & John Legend win the 20th Soul Train Music Awards.
The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter arrives at Mars.
The United Nations General Assembly votes overwhelmingly to establish the UN Human Rights Council.