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Modern History: 1850-1899
France becomes the first nation to win the FIFA World Cup and European Football Championship consecutively.
Dora the Explorer debuts on Nickelodeon.
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
Euro notes and coins are introduced to several European countries, three years after the currency was introduced in non-physical form.
East Timor regains its independence after 26 years of occupation by Indonesia
NASA space shuttle Columbia disintegrates on re-entry into Earth's atmosphere, killing all seven on board
Massachusetts becomes the first state in the USA to legalise same-sex marriage.
A tsunami strikes the coasts of several countries in South-East Asia on Boxing Day, resulting in over 230,000 deaths
Martha Stewart is sentenced to five months in prison for lying to federal investigators.
Surgeons in France complete the first human face transplant.
The Airbus A380, the largest passenger plane in history, completes its first flight
Pluto's status as a planet is downgraded to 'dwarf planet'
The population of the United States of America surpasses 300 million people.
Apple releases the first generation iPhone.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows sells 11 millions copies in its first 24 hours of release making it the fastest selling book ever
Michael Phelps wins eight gold medals at a single Olympic games, more than any other athlete in history.
The 'Queen Elizabeth 2' - the longest serving ocean liner in history - is retired from service.
Michael Jackson dies in Los Angeles, aged 50, causing several major websites to crash due to huge increases in web traffic.
Barack Obama is inaugurated as the 44th President - and first African-American President - of the USA
The Burj Khalifa - the tallest man-made structure ever - opens in Dubai with a height of 830m
Kathryn Bigelow becomes the first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Director for the film 'The Hurt Locker'.
An earthquake measuring 9.0 on the Richter scale strikes off the coast of Japan triggering a tsunami and killing over 15,000 people.
Prince William and Catherine Middleton wed at Westminster Abbey
The end of the Mayan calendar is observed with little to no consequence.
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
Germany defeats host nation Brazil by a record 7-1 scoreline in the semi-final of the FIFA World Cup
Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 is shot down over Ukraine, four months after Flight MH370 vanished over South-East Asia
New Zealander Lydia Ko becomes the youngest professional golfer - male or female - to be ranked number 1 in the world at 17 years of age.
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