Paula Terrazas 20 significant world events

1946

1946~ ENIAC, US 1st computer finished by Mauchly/Eckert

1946

1952~"Today Show" premieres with Dave Garroway & Jack Lescoulie on NBC-TV

1952

1963~ Mysterious cloud forms 26 miles above ground

1963

1966~ United States launches first unmanned Apollo AS-201

1966

1972~ The Winter Olympics opening ceremony is held in Sapporo, Japan.

1972

1978~ US hand over St Stephan crown to Hungary

1978

1979~ International Year of the Child begins

1979

1980~ John Lennon Assassinated

1980

1983~ "Annie" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 2,377 performances

1983

1989~ Eastern Airlines files for bankruptcy

1989

1992~ Europe breaks down trade barriers

1992

1995~ US space shuttle Discovery launched

1995

1996~ First cloned sheep "Dolly"

1996

1998~ Bill Gates testifies at Senate Judiciary Committee

1998

2001~ Mars Odyssey is launched.

2001

2003~ Hurricane Juan makes landfall in Nova Scotia

2003

2004~Transit of Venus (between Earth & Sun) occurs

2004

2006~ Madrid Barajas International Airport is bombed

2006

2009~ Croatia and Albania joined NATO

2009

2012~ China and Russia sign $15 billion dollar trade deal

2012