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In 2003, scientists around the world just finished the human genome project. They were able to sequence 99 percent of the human genome. It had been started 13 years before in 1990. They hoped that it would help them fight diseases and cure illness.
The record for most tornadoes in a concentrated period of time happened in 2003. There were 401 recorded in the western united states in April 30th through may 11th.
Harry Potter and the order of the phoenix had recently come out, and was a big hit. The book by JK Rowling was an 870 page masterpiece that cornered the markets for a long time and is still being read today.
I was born. This was probably the most important event in my life, as I wouldn’t have lived if that had not happened.
An Egyptian charter plane crashed in the Red Sea, killing 148 people. French and Egyptian officials think the problem was a failure in the plane’s technical systems.
The Incredibles came out in 2004, winning the Annie award for best animated feature. It also won two academy awards.
Bratz dolls were popular in 2004. They were more preferred than the barbie dolls that have been greatly liked in the past.
When I was one, I said my first word. It was Hopper. What I said was referring to the enormous amount of grasshoppers that were migrating in the area.
Hurricane Katrina tore through Louisiana, killing 1600 people.
In Southern Iran, a major earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale caused 500 deaths. Unfortunately, it also injured 1000 people on top of that.
A remake of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory comes out. The film experiences some strange twists that originated in the mind of director Tim Burton.
Sadly, birthdays are not perfect. Close after my second birthday, I stepped on a stick, which then decided to whip up and cut a large chunk out of my ear. I ended up needing five stitches.
Google bought YouTube during October of 2006. They bought the website for $1.65 billion dollars through a stock purchase. At the time of the deal YouTube had about 65 employees and had become one of the fastest growing and most popular websites on the internet despite having only been established the year before.
In 2006, Pluto was downgraded to a dwarf planet, because there are objects of similar size also orbiting in Pluto’s orbit.
The sequel to the popular Pirates of the Caribbean movie came out, sparking many to go out and watch it.
When I was three, my grandmother died, Unfortunately, I hardly have any memory of her.
One of the largest and deadliest fires in US history burns through Southern California, destroying 400,000 acres and 2,000 homes
Apple releases the very first iPhone during January of 2007. The touch-screen mobile phone had been in development since 2005 and cost over 150 million dollars to create. It was originally sold for $599.00 and within less than 3 months of its release, more than 1 million of them were sold.
One of the best movies made by Disney Pixar is Ratatouille. It came out in 2007 and is trying to tell us that anyone can be anything.
Microsoft attempts to buy Yahoo! for $44.6 billion dollars. It is unsuccessful, but since Microsoft is worth approximately 507.5 billion dollars, it doesn't depend on consuming another company.
In January, a company called Tata Motors introduced a bubble-shaped car called the Nano. With a roomy interior and a small but powerful engine, the vehicle has a shockingly low price: less than 3,000 dollars.
The Wii Fit Plus was one of the most popular toys in 2008. It consists of a balance board and a disk. It was created to help kids exercise while having fun.
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