Historical and Personal


International Event 1999

January 3 1999

The Mars Polar Lander was launched.

Pop Culture event 1999

January 13 1999

Basketball player Michael Jordan announces his retirement only to return in 2001

US Political event 1999

April 14 1999

A severe hailstorm strikes Sydney, Australia causing A$1.7 billion in insured damages, the most costly natural disaster in Australian history.

Personal Event

September 25 1999

I was born at the Good Samartian.

International Event 2000

January 14 2000

A United Nations tribunal sentences five Bosnian Croats to up to 25 years for the 1993 killing of over 100 Muslims in a Bosnian village.

Pop Culture Event 2000

February 23 2000

42nd Grammy Awards: Smooth, Christina Aguilera wins

US Political Event 2000

April 2 2000

19th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: at Corel State Spectrum

Personal Event 2000

December 25 2000

My second Christmas.

US Political event 2001

January 16 2001

US President Bill Clinton awards former President Theodore Roosevelt a posthumous Medal of Honor for his service in the Spanish-American War.

Pop Culture event 2001

February 12 2001

9th ESPY Awards: Tiger Woods, Marion Jones win

Personal Event

September 11 2001

I was flying to Idaho with my family for my Uncle's wedding.

International Event- 2001

September 11 2001

The September 11 attacks were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks launched by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda upon the United States in New York City and the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area on Tuesday, September 11, 2001. The attacks killed almost 3000 people and caused at least $10 billion in property and infrastructure damage.

International Event 2002

January 9 2002

Michael Jackson receives the Artist of the Century award at the American music awards

US Political event 2002

January 13 2002

28th People's Choice Awards: Tom Hanks & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Kelsey Grammer, Ray Romano & Jennifer Aniston win (TV)

Pop Culture Event 2002

January 21 2002

The Canadian Dollar sets all-time low against the US Dollar (US$0.6179).