life timeline: social studies

International/Historical event

Kenya Airways Flight 431 crashes

January 30, 2000

Jan 30th - Off the coast of Ivory Coast, Kenya Airways Flight 431 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean, killing 169 people.

Earthquake in El Salvador

January 13, 2001

Jan 13th - Earthquake measuring magnitude 7.6 strikes El Salvador, killing more than 840 people.

Currency becomes legal tender

January 1, 2002

Euro banknotes and coins become legal tender in twelve of the European Union's member states.

US Political event

2000 Presidential Election

November 7, 2000

George Bush was elected president in the 54th presidential election.


September 11, 2001

A terrorist attack in New York called 9/11 happened. The World Trade Center towers collapsed.

Pop culture event

Top movie of 2000


"How the Grinch Stole Christmas" is the most popular movie in 2000.

Top song

February 17, 2001 - February 23, 2001

Ms. Jackson by OutKast is the top song in 2001.

Personal event

Tatum Riley was born

June 8, 2000

On June 8, 2000, Tatum Riley was born in Phoenix, Arizona.