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Can you pick the years in which the events occurred from 2000 to 2014?
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Modern History: 1850-1899
The Concorde Jet, Air France Flight 4590, crashes after take-off, killing 109 on board and four on the ground.
The billionth living person in India is born
Terrorists hijack and crash two planes into the World Trade Center's Twin Towers in New York, killing almost 3,000 people
Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, launches on the Internet
Three bombs are detonated in Bali, Indonesia, killing 202
East Timor regains its independence
NASA space shuttle Columbia disintegrates on re-entry into Earth's atmosphere, killing all seven on board
Johnny Cash dies, aged 71, four months after his wife June Carter Cash
A tsunami strikes the coasts of several countries in South-East Asia, resulting in over 230,000 deaths
Four bombs are detonated in London's public transport network, resulting in 56 deaths
The Airbus A380, the largest passenger plane in history, completes its first flight
Pluto's status as a planet is downgraded to 'dwarf planet'
No. 5, 1948 by Jackson Pollock becomes the most expensive painting after it was sold privately at $140 million
32 people are murdered at Virginia Tech, USA, in the deadliest massacre in US history
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows sells 11 millions copies in the first 24 hours making it the fastest selling book ever
Cyclone Nargis kills over 133,000 people in Myanmar
Fidel Castro resigns as the President of Cuba
Michael Jackson dies from acute propofol intoxication in Los Angeles, aged 50
Actor Patrick Swayze dies, aged 57, after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer the previous year
The Burj Khalifa - the tallest man-made structure ever - opens in Dubai with a height of 830m
'Avatar', directed by James Cameron, becomes the highest grossing movie ever, and the first to reach $2 billion
A tsunami strikes the coast of Japan, killing over 15,000 people
Prince William and Catherine Middleton wed at Westminster Abbey
Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, dies, aged 82
The song 'Gangnam Style' by PSY becomes the first YouTube video to reach 1 billion views
Pope Benedict XVI resigns becoming the first Pope to do so in almost 600 years
Former South African President and influential figure in ending apartheid, Nelson Mandela, dies in his home at the age of 95
Oscar-Winning Actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman is found dead in his apartment, aged 46
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