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Transcript of Timeline

1990 1990's Timeline Internet has been created The World Wide Web and
Internet protocol (HTTP)
and WWW language
(HTML) was created by
Tim Berners-Lee. Saddam Hussein accuses
Kuwait of undercutting Iraq's
petroleum revenues and of
stealing from a border oil field.
Kuwait's offers concessions
considered inadequate to
Hussein, so he sends in
100,000 troops. Kuwait's army
flees along with the king. Iraq is
then condemned by the Arab
League, the Soviets and
especially the US who sends in
500,000 troops to defend Saudi
Arabia and prepare for an
invasion. Iraq invades Kuwait 1991 Philippines: Mt Pinatubo
Erupts The once dormant Mt. Pinatubo between the Province of Pampanga and Zambales finally erupt spewing millions and millions of tons of lava, levelling hundreds of rice fields barrios and driving the aetas (Philippine aborigines) down to the lowlands, and dusts scattered all over the world lowers global temperature. The Word Wide Web is available On August 6th, 1991, Tim
Berners-Lee releases files
describing his idea for the
"World Wide Web". 1992 Quebec votes to remain part of Canada Quebec had been campaigning for many years to become independent, but the vote fell short of what was needed for the change to happen.

1993 World Trade Center is bombed Suspected terrorists drove a car bomb into the basement of the World Trade center in New York. 8 years late, September 11 takes place. Power Rangers begins On August 28th, viewers from all over North America were glued to their seats as five teenagers in multicoloured tights fought to defend the universe from the evil Rita Repulsa. Created by Haim Saban, the popular children's programme is now in its
thirteenth season. 1994 Existence of black holes proved The Hubble telescope reveals conclusive evidence of the existence of black holes, which had been purely theoretical up until this point.

1995 Ebola Virus hits! The Ebola virus kills 244 Africans in Kikwit, Zaire in Central Africa. 1996 Cloned Sheep Dolly Created Dolly was first created by cloning adult sheep cells; her birth was announced in 1997. 1997 Princess Diana's funeral Millions of mourners gathered outside London cathedral for the funeral of Princess Diana. Princess Sara and her children showed up in the crowd of mourners. Camilla Parker Bowles, referred to by Diana as a Rottweiler, was the only one who wasn't invited to the funeral. Diana was later laid to rest at the Spencer family plot. Titanic Titanic opened in 1997 and became the BIGGEST Total Box-Office Film ever in film history with over 1 billion dollars and also became the movie with most Academy Award totalling 13. 1998 The Wrath of Mother Nature 1998 was a severe weather season. In the year, Hurricane Mitch devastated the Caribbean Coast, and Hurricane Georges did severe damage to the Florida coastline, the worst since Andrew in 1992. Tornadoes also do a lot of severe damage in the Southeast. A severe heat wave lasted all summer long, killing almost 90 people. Over a billion dollar of damage was due to the weather. It all had to do with El Nino. Y2K Scare 1999 Y2K hype gets everyone paranoid that the end of the world is near. Billions of dollars spent world-wide on Y2K upgrade on computer software. At 4:00 AM on December 31, 1999 as the New Year passes on the little island of Fiji we discover that the supposed Y2K Bug will not cause impending doom. -END-
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