U.S history Timeline


De'Jhaknae Birthday

October 21, 1999

Nations General Assembly

December 17, 1999

The United Nations General Assembly passes resolution 54/134 designating November 25 as the annual International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women.

USS Cole Bombing

October 12, 2000

USS was bombed in Yemeni waters. It killed 17 U.S Navy Sailors

George W. Bush

January 20, 2001

George W. Bush became the 43rd President of the United States


September 11, 2001

Terrorist attack, Planes crashed into the twin towers killing & hurting thousands of people

Patriot Act

October 26, 2001

Patriot Act, increasing law enforcement agencies' ability to conduct searches in cases of suspected terrorism. Agencies were enforced.

No Child left behind Act

January 8, 2002

No child left behind education was signed into the law

Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty

June 13, 2002

United States Withdraws from Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty

Beltway Sniper attack

October 2, 2002 - October 22, 2002

10 people killed and 3 people injured in a attack around Washington D.C.

Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster

February 1, 2003

Space Shuttle disintegrated into the earth atmosphere, killed all 7 astronauts aboard

Invasion of Iraq

March 19, 2003

United states, United Kingdom, Australia and Poland invaded

Capture Of Saddam Hussein

December 13, 2003

Iraq President Saddam was Captured by United states


February 4, 2004

Facebook was launched

First state legalizing same-sex marriage

May 17, 2004

Massachusetts becomes the first state to legalize same-sex marriage in compliance with a ruling from the state's Supreme Court

George W. Bush

November 2, 2004

George W, Bush was reelected as President of United States

Second Inauguration of George W. Bush

January 20, 2005

George W. Bush was inaugurated to his second term

Hurricane Katrina

August 23, 2005 - August 30, 2005

Hurricane Destroyed Louisiana, Mississippi, And Alabama coastlines killing at least 1,836 people and caused 81 billion dollars of damage

Bilateral Investment Treaty

November 4, 2005

The U.S anr Uruguay governments sign they treaty

Great American Boycott

May 1, 2006

American Boycott was taking place across the United states as marchers protesters for immigration rights

Democratic Party

November 7, 2006

The Democratic Party regained control of both houses of Congress and gained control of a majority of state governorships

Tim Johnson

December 13, 2006

U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D–South Dakota) suffers a brain hemorrhage during a conference call with reporters

Democrate Nancy Pelosi

January 3, 2007

Democrat Nancy Pelosi became the first woman to become Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives

Iraq War troop surge

January 10, 2007

George W. Bush ordered the substantial increase of the number of United States troops in Iraq.

Late-2000 recession

December 2, 2007

a Recession began

2008 Super Tuesday tornado outbreak:

February 5, 2008 - February 6, 2008

An outbreak of tornadoes killed over sixty people and produced $1 billion in damage across Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Alabama

Bankruptcy Of Lehman Brothers

September 14, 2008

investment bank Lehman Brothers files for bankruptcy, the largest in U.S. history

U.S Presidential Election

November 4, 2008

Obama was inaugurated the forty-fourth President of the United States

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

February 17, 2009

President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, a $787 billion economic stimulus package.

Tea Party Protest

April 15, 2009

he first of a series of protests, focusing on smaller government, fiscal responsibility, individual freedoms and conservative views of the Constitution, were conducted across the country.

Death of Michael Jackson

June 25, 2009

Pop icon Michael Jackson died

United states Navy

February 23, 2010

The United States Navy lifted its ban on women in submarines.

Patient and Affordable Care Act

March 23, 2010

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was signed into law by President Barack Obama

United States House of Representatives elections, 2010:

November 2, 2010

The Republican Party gained sixty-two seats, giving them an absolute majority of 242 in the House and reducing the Democratic presence to 193

Operation Odyssey Dawn

March 19, 2011

The United States began air and cruise missile attacks against Libya.

Joplin Tornado:

May 22, 2011

An EF-5 tornado tore through Joplin, Missouri, killing 161, and causing $2.8 Billion in damage, including the destruction of a large portion of the main retail strip, a hospital, the high school, a middle school, and several elementary schools.

United States debt-ceiling crisis:

August 2, 2011

he Budget Control Act of 2011 was signed into law, increasing the legal limit on federal government debt in order to prevent default and establishing the United States Congress Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction.

2012 Benghazi attack:

September 11, 2012

An attack that was coordinated against two United States government facilities in Benghazi, Libya by members of the Islamic militant group Ansar al-Sharia.

United States presidential election, 2012

November 6, 2012

United States presidential election, 2012: Barack Obama is reelected as president.

Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting:

December 14, 2012

Occurs in Newtown, Connecticut killing 20 Children and 6 Staff Members in Sandy Hook Elementary School, perpetrated by a 20 Year Old, Adam Lanza.

Barack Obama

January 20, 2013

Barack Obama is inaugurated for his second term as president

Boston Marathon bombings:

April 15, 2013

Two pressure cooker bombs explode during the Boston Marathon

Global surveillance disclosures:

June 6, 2013

The revelations of the NSA's PRISM, Boundless Informant and XKeyscore domestic surveillance programs were first published by The Guardian and Washington Post newspapers

Michael Brown

August 8, 2014

Michael Brown was shot and killed, in what was ruled by a grand jury to be self-defense, by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, igniting protests and riots in the following months


November 4, 2014

In national elections, Republicans take control of the U.S. Senate and maintaining a majority in the House of Representatives


December 17, 2014

President Obama announces a restoration of full diplomatic relations with Cuba for the first time since 1961

2015 Baltimore protests

April 27, 2015

Protests and rioting occur in Baltimore, Maryland after the death of Freddie Gray in police custody.

Charleston church shooting

June 17, 2015

A gunman killed 9, including a state senator in a church in Charleston, South Carolina.

Obergefell v. Hodges

June 26, 2015

Gay marriage is fully legalized in all 50 states.