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2 August 1942 Isabel Allende is born in Lima, Peru.
11 September 1973 Chilean President and uncle of Allende, Salvador Allende, is assassinated.
1982 First book, House of the Spirits, is published.
1990 First collection of stories, The Stories of Eva Luna, published.
1994 First nonfiction book, Paula, published.
9 December 1996 Starts Isabel Allende Foundation, which “strives for social and economic justice for women.”
2002 First YA novel, City of the Beasts, published.
2003 Memoir, My Invented Country, published.
24 November 2014 Allende is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
2017 Most recent book, In the Midst of Winter, published
9/11 2001 1. Terrorists hijack a plane, crashing it into the Twin Towers. 2. Terrorists hijack a plane, crashing it into the Pentagon. 3. Terrorists hijack a passenger plane; after a fight to regain control, plane crashes in Pensylvaina.
14 January 2000 Bill Gates resigns as chief executive of Microsoft; Steve Ballmer replaces him.
7 November 2000 Presidential election between Bush and Gore undecided, leaving Florida's votes to be counted.
2 March 2002 US invasion of Afghanistan: US conventional forces first deployed.
1 January 2002 Circulation of the euro starts in 12 countries.
11 May 2000 India's population officialy reaches 1,000,000,000.
15 February 2001 First draft of the complete human genome is published.
7 October 2001 U.S. invasion of Afghanistan: starts with air assault and covert operations on the ground
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