Events in the 1990's

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Hubble Space Telescope

1990

The Hubble Space Telescope was launched during space shuttle discovery mission

Iraq Invades Kuwait

1990

leads to the gulf war

Cold War Ends as USSR Dissolves

1991

Clarance Thomas is Added to the Supreme Court

1991

The World Wide Web

1991

The Gulf War Begins

1991

The Gulf War is waged in the middle east by a U.N.- authorized coalition force from thirty-four nations, lead by the U.S. and U.K. against Iraq

Hurrican Andrew

1992

Bill Clinton wins the Presidential Election

1992

27th Amendment

1992

L.A. Riots

1992

The Storm of the Century

1993

President Clinton Signs "Don't ask, don't tell"

1993

Branch Davidans Standoff and fire in Texas

1993

Truck Bomb Explodes in World Trade Center

1993

Massive flooding along Missouri and Mississippi River

1993

Northridge Earthquake

1994

North American Trade Agreement goes into affect

1994

Oklahoma City Bombing

1995

Chiago Heat Wave

1995

OJ Simpson arrested for 1st Degree Murder

1995

Government Shutdown

1995

Bill Clinton is Re-elected

1996

Olympic Park Bombing in Atlanta

1996

East Coast Blizzard

1996

Khobar Tower Bombing

1996

TWA Flight 800 Explodes

1996

Septuplets Born

1997

Clinton Bars funding for Cloning Research

1997

Embassy Bombings in Tanzania and Kenya

1998

President Clinton is Impeached

1998

Paula Jones accuses Clinton of Sexual Harassment

1998

Gay College Student Murdered

1998

EgyptAir Flight 990 Crash

1999

Tornado Outbreak in OK

1999

Columbine

1999

Dennis Heart Becomes speaker of the House

1999

US Prepares for Y2K Computer Virus

1999