Historical events since I was born on April 17, 1996

Timeline created by Tabetha Lee
In History
  • Tupac

    Tupac
    Rapper Tupac Shakur was shot 4 times in Las Vegas, Nevada while leaving the MGM Grand hotel, after seeing the Mike Tysonn vs. Bruce Seldon boxing match, in what was apparently a drive-by shooting.
  • Princess of whales

    Princess of whales
    Diana, princess of whales, was killed in Paris in a car crash.
  • Smoke-free

    Smoke-free
    All California bars, clubs and card rooms must be smoke-free.
  • Nancy Mace

    Nancy Mace
    Nancy Mace becomes the first female cadet to graduate from Citadel Military College.
  • Constitution of Finland

    Constitution of Finland
    The constitution of Finland was rewritten after being adopted on July 17, 1919.
  • Afghanistan

    Afghanistan
    War in Afghanistan: Afghan Northern Alliance fighters take over the capital Kabul.
  • Michael Jackson

    Michael Jackson
    Michael Jackson recieves the Artist of the Century award at the American Music Awards.
  • 200 people dead

    200 people dead
    Nearly 200 people die in the Daegu subway fire in South Korea.
  • Cote d'Ivoire civil war

    Cote d'Ivoire civil war
    12 French soldiers, 3 UN personnel and hindreds of civilians die during the Cote d'Ivoire civil war.
  • Flight

    Flight
    West Carribean Airways Flight 708 crashes near Machiques, Venezuela, killing the 160 aboard.
  • UN

    UN
    The United Nations commision on Human Rights holds its final meeting.
  • Adam Air Flight 574

    Adam Air Flight 574
    Adam Air Flight 574 disappears over Indonesia with 102 people on board.
  • Jet-engine powered wing

    Jet-engine powered wing
    Swiss pilot and inventor Yves Rossy becomes first person to fly a jet engine-powered wing across the England Channel.
  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama
    Barack Obama, inaugarated as the 44th president of the United States of America, becomes the United States' first African American president.
  • Bombing

    Bombing
    A bombing at the German Bakery in Pune, India, kills 10 and injures 60 more.
  • Tornado outbreak

    Tornado outbreak
    At least 300 people killed in deadliest tornado outbreak in the Southern United States since the 1974 super outbreak.