Bosnian War - The Iraq Wars - Afghanistan     Supplemental Information For This Era

1975 thru Present

1975 Margaret chosen as Conservative leader
1976 Concorde flies for first time
1977 Palestinians hijack German airliner
1978 Jim Jones followers commit mass suicide
1979 Ayatolla Khomeini returns to Iran
1980 Start of Iran-Iraq War
1981 Iran releases American hostages after 444 days
1982 Italy wins World Cup in Spain
1983 Sally Ride is first American woman in space
1984 Suicide bomber hits US embassy in Lebanon capital
1985 Boris Becker youngest Wimbledon champ
1986 Explosion at Chernobyl nuclear plant
1987 Fox Broadcasting makes prime-time premier
1988 Benazir Bhutto elected woman leader of Pakistan
1989 Soviet troops pull out of Afghanistan
1990 East, West Germany reunite
1991 Lech Walesa elected president of Poland
1992 Disney park opens in Europe
1993 Feds raid Branch Davidian compound in Waco
1994 3.3 million year old skull found in Ethiopia
1995 Sarin gas attack on Tokyo subway
1996 Tragedy at Dunblane, Scotland
1997 China resumes control of Hong Kong from British
1998 Hurricane Mitch strikes central America
1999 Barbie Doll celebrates 40th birthday
2000 Summer Olympics held in Sydney, Australia
2001 Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic arrested
2002 Nigeria's Miss World riots
2003 Last old style VW Beetle comes off assembly line
2004 Martha Stewart get five month prison sentence
2005 German bishop named new Pope
2006 North Korea tests first nuclear weapon
2007 Airbus crash in Brazil kills passengers and crew
2008 China Sichuan earthquake kills tens of thousands
2009 The Great Solar Eclipse
2010 World's tallest building opens in Dubai
2011 85 killed at summer camp near Oslo, Norway
2012 Denmark approves same-sex marriage
2013 Affordable Health Care Act becomes unaffordable
2014 Obama changes Affordable Care Act for political reasons
2015 The Rise of ISIS
2016 The Election Year
2017 President Trump withdraws from Trans-Pacific Partnership
2018 Parkland H.S. shooter charged with 17 counts of murder
2019 Two year investigation finds no collusion between Trump and Russia