Untitled timeline

World event

Euro is Born

01/01/1999

Euro -- the single currency of the European Union (EU) -- was born on January 1, sweeping away monetary borders between 11 of the 15 EU member states and forging an integrated economic and monetary alliance that Europe had been dreaming of for decades.

Soaring Oil Prices Panic World Market

09/20/2000 - 12/21/2000

Crude oil prices on the international market, which had been rising since April, hit US$37.8 per barrel on September 20 in New York, a record high since the 1990 Gulf crisis.

China's Entry into WTO

11/10/2001

The legal document on China's accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) was unanimously adopted on November 10 during the fourth WTO ministerial meeting in Doha, Qatar. On December 11, China officially became the 143rd full member of the organization.

Pluto no longer seen as a planet in the solar system

08/24/2006

The controversial Pluto was kicked out of the solar system's planet group by the International Astronomical Union when it met in Prague on August 24. Pluto was redefined a "dwarf planet".

Lisbon Treaty solves EU constitutional crisis

10/19/2007

The Lisbon Treaty, which replaces the failed European Union (EU) Constitutions, was approved on Oct. 19 at the informal EU summit in Lisbon, capital city of Portugal, allowing the EU to putan end to six years of constitutional wrangling.

Russia-Georgia conflict deepens antagonism between Russia and US, Europe

08/08/2008 - 08/28/2008

On Aug. 8, Georgia's army launched a sudden offensive on Tskhinvali, capital of its breakaway region of South Ossetia. Russia sent troops to South Ossetia in the name of protecting Russian peacekeeping forces and Russian citizens in the region, resulting in the eruption of a military conflict.

International naval forces jointly battle Somali pirates

04/22/2009

The Nivose, a French Navy frigate, carrying 11 Somali pirates, is seen arriving at the port of Mombasa April 22, 2009. The pirates will be handed over to the Kenyan government this afternoon. The U.S. pledge to hunt down the fortunes Somali pirates amassed from capturing ships on the high seas may score political points but is unlikely to yield much bounty,

Haiti Earthquake

01/12/2010

Royal Wedding

04/29/2011

In a year of death and drama, there was a bit of good news that sent viewers around the world flocking to their TV sets. On April 29, 2011, Prince William and Kate Middleton said their vows in Westminster Abbey before an estimated television audience of two billion people worldwide.

Costa Concordia Shipwreck

01/13/2012

On Jan. 13, Captain Francesco Schettino steered the 60,000-ton Costa Concordia cruise ship off course and brought it close enough to the Tuscan island of Giglio to ground it on jagged coast.

National event

Columbine took place

04/20/1999

Students Eric Harris, 18, and Dylan Klebold, 17, storm Columbine High School in Littleton , CO, killing twelve other students and a teacher, then themselves (April 20).

USS Cole Bombing

10/11/2000

Slipping through security in a small boat, terrorists carry out a suicide explosives attack on the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Cole in Yemen, killing 17 sailors. The Cole, based at Norfolk, Va., was en route to the Persian Gulf to enforce a U.N. trade embargo against Iraq.

September 11th terroist attack

09/11/2001

Saddam Hussein executed

12/30/2006

Angeline Jolie adopts fourth child

03/15/2007

Angelina Jolie adopts a 3-year-old boy from an orphanage in Vietnam; Pax Thien is her fourth child with Brad Pitt.

Oil prices

07/17/2008

Oil prices Reach a record high of $147 a barrel

Miricle on Hudson river

12/17/2009

poilet saves everyone on the plan by landing on a river

BP Oil Spill

07/15/2010

Osama bin Laden killed

05/02/2011

Osama bin Laden, the world’s most-wanted terrorist for nearly a decade, was killed by U.S. Navy SEALs inside a private residential compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Within hours of the 54-year-old’s death, his body was buried at sea. Bin Laden was the founder of al Qaeda, the jihadist organization responsible for the Sept. 11 attacks.

Sandy Hook

12/14/2012

Twenty-six people -- 20 students and six adults -- were shot and killed at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14.

My event

Kindagarden

09/06/1999 - 06/16/2000

My Kindagarden year

1st Grade Year

09/04/2000 - 06/15/2001

1st grade year

2nd Grade Year

09/03/2001 - 06/14/2002

2nd Grade Year

FIrst year of middle school

08/07/2006

First year of Middle School

7th Grade Year

08/06/2007 - 05/23/2008

7th Grade year

8th Grade Year

08/11/2008 - 05/22/2009

8th Grade Year

First year of High School

08/10/2009 - 05/24/2010

First Year of High School

sophomore year

08/09/2010 - 05/23/2011

Sophomore year

Junior year

08/08/2011 - 05/21/2012

Junior year

Last Year of High school

08/06/2012 - 05/24/2013

Last Year of High School

Movies

Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

05/19/1999

New stars Wars film was released

X-Men

07/14/2000

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

11/16/2001

Happy Feet

11/17/2006

Transformers

07/03/2007

The Dark Knight

07/18/2008

Avatar

12/18/2009

Inception

07/16/2010

Fast Five

04/29/2011

Safe House

02/10/2012

Music

I want it that way

04/12/1999

One of backstreet boys greatest songs

Chain Hang low

06/20/2006

Jibbs comes out with this song

Thousand Years

10/18/2011

Christina Perri comes out with her song for the new Twilight movie

Sports Events

Major League lacrosse is founded

04/08/1999

The MLL was founded by Jake Steinfeld, Dave Morrow and Tim Robertson in 1999, and began regular season play in June 2001

Miami Heat win first NBA World Championship

06/08/2006 - 06/20/2006

Miami Heat defeat the Dallas Mavericks in 6 games in the NBA Finals series for Miami's first-ever NBA World Championship. Finals MVP Dwyane Wade rallied four consecutive 35-point games to come back from a two games to none deficit and win four straight.

Tony stewart wins the final race of the sprint cup season

11/20/2011

Tony Stewart wins the final race of the Sprint Cup season, the Ford 400, with Carl Edwards, the points leader entering the race, finishing second. The two drivers finish in the first tie for the season title in NASCAR history, with Stewart winning the championship by virtue of the most race wins on the season (five to Edwards' one). Stewart also becomes the first driver-owner to win a Cup Series championship since Alan Kulwicki in 1992.