The Taliban destroyed two giant Buddha statues in Bamyan, Afghanistan
I was born
March 19, 2001 - Present
September 11, 2001
The US Trade Center was crashed into by two commercial planes that were hijacked by terrorists.
September 11, 2001
Al-Qaida crashed two planes into the twin towers and one in the pentagon
No Child Left Behind Act created
2002 - Present
George W. Bush signs the No Child Left Behind Act
UN Security Council
Jan 16, 2002 - Present
The UN Security Council unanimously establishes an arms embargo and the freezing of assets of Osama bin Laden, Al-Qaida, and the remaining members of the Taliban
March 19, 2002
I turn 1
March 19, 2003
I turn 2
April 7, 2003 - April 8, 2003
U.S. troops capture Baghdad; Saddam Hussein's regime falls two days later.
George W. Bush
May 1, 2003
2003 invasion of Iraq: In what becomes known as the "Mission Accomplished" speech, U.S. President George W. Bush declares that "major combat operations in Iraq have ended" on board the USS Abraham Lincoln off the coast of California.
Jan 25, 2004
Opportunity rover (MER-B) lands on surface of Mars
Feb 4, 2004 - Present
Mark Zuckerberg launches Facebook from his Harvard dormitory room
Jan 26, 2005
Condoleezza Rice is sworn in as U.S. Secretary of State, becoming the first African American woman to hold the post.
May 9,2005 - Present
Liberal commentary website The Huffington Post is launched
Sunday Night Football Broadcastors
Feb 9, 2006 - 2009
Al Michaels joins NBC's "Sunday Night Football" broadcast with John Madden
Mar 11, 2006 - Mar 11, 2014
Michelle Bachelet is inaugurated as the first female president of Chile.
Jan 9, 2007 - Present
Apple Inc CEO, Steve Jobs announces the iPhone
Last Harry Potter
Jan 11, 2007 - January 11, 2007
Author J. K. Rowling finishes the 7th and last Harry Potter novel in room 552 of the Bamoral Hotel, Edinburgh
Jan 18, 2008 - Present
The United Nations announce George Clooney as a UN messenger of peace
May 4, 2008 - 2012
Seth MacFarlane reaches an agreement worth $100 million with Fox to keep "Family Guy" and "American Dad" on television until 2012, making MacFarlane the world's highest paid television writer
Jan 20, 2009 - Present
Barack Obama, inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States of America, becomes the United States' first African-American president
Mar 7, 2009 - Present
Despite only being 17 years old, Brazilian soccer star Neymar makes his professional debut for Real Madrid
Don't Ask Don't Tell Repealed
Sep 11, 2010 - Present
The repeal of the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy, the 17-year-old policy banning on homosexuals serving openly in the United States military, was signed into law by President Barack Obama.
Switched Elementary Schools
October 17, 2010 - October 16, 2011
Prince William's Engagement
Nov 16, 2010 - Apr 29, 2012
Engagement announced between Prince William and Catherine [Kate] Middleton at Clarence House, London
I Place In Spelling Bee
~May 2011 - ~October 2011
We had a spelling bee that you could sign up for and I signed up as a joke. I ended up knowing the words and messed up on my last word.
Osama Bin Laden Killed
May 2, 2011
Osama bin Laden, the suspected mastermind behind the September 11 attacks and the FBI's most wanted man is killed by United States special forces in Abbottabad, Pakistan
Kyrie Irving goes to the Cavaliers
Jun 23, 2011 - Present
In the 2011 NBA Draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers chose Kyrie Irving for the 1st pick in the first round.
Queen Elizibeth 2
Feb 6, 2012 - 2013
Queen Elizabeth II marks the 60th anniversary of becoming British monarch, becoming only the second to do so
Mark Zuckerberg becomes married
May 19, 2012 - Present
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (28) weds his longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan at a small ceremony in Palo Alto, California
Suspended For First Time in Middle School
November 27, 2012 - December 4, 2012
This was my first real suspension and it started off a string of others.
Ray Lewis Announce Retirement
Jan 2, 2013 - 2014
Ray Lewis announces he will retire at the end of the playoffs
Raúl Castro 2nd Term
Feb 24, 2013 - Present
Raúl Castro is elected to a second term as the President of Cuba
I made my middle school football team
August 21, 2013 - August 20, 2014
I was one of only a couple of 7th graders who tried out and made the football team. It was mainly 8th graders, so even making the team was a huge accomplishment.
Kyrie Irving is the NBA All Star MVP
Feb 16, 2014
Kyrie Irving ends the game with 31 points, 14 assists, and 5 rebounds which earns him the MVP Award
8th Grade Formal
It was officially my 1st prom, but only in middle school. It's significant because this was when I had my 1st real girlfriend.
March 19, 2017 - March 19,2017
I'm finally able to get a job and drive my own car.