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what are 15 Major US Events that occured in 1992 till current time?

what are significant US events that has occured in 1992 till this current time?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    1992:

    Bush and Yeltsin proclaim formal end to cold war.

    Bill Clinton elected president

    Bush pardons former Reagan administration officials involved in Iran-Contra affair.

    1993:

    Fire kills 72 as cult standoff in Texas ends with federal assault .

    Five arrested, sixth sought in bombing of WTC in New York

    Two police officers convicted on federal civil rights charges in Rodney King beating

    Clinton signs Brady bill regulating firearms purchases

    1994:

    Major earthquake jolts Los Angeles; 51 dead

    Four convicted in World Trade Center bombing

    Major league baseball players strike

    Small plane crashes into White House

    Baseball owners end season and cancel World Series

    G.O.P. wins control of House and Senate

    1995:

    Criminal trial of O. J. Simpson opens in California

    U.S. rescues Mexico's economy with $20-billion aid program

    Many killed as car bomb blows up Oklahoma City federal building

    Million Man March draws hundreds of thousands of black men to DC

    1996:

    FBI arrests suspected Unabomber

    Clinton signs line-item veto bill

    Truck bomb kills 19 at U.S. base in Saudi Arabia

    747 airliner crashes in Atlantic off Long Island; all 230 aboard perish

    Bomb mars Summer Olympic games in Atlanta

    Clinton signs bill to raise minimum wage

    Clinton appoints Madeleine Albright as first female U.S. secretary of state

    1997:

    Tornadoes wreak havoc in Arkansas, Ohio, and Kentucky

    Heaven's Gate cult members commit mass suicide in California

    Tiger Woods breaks multiple records in Masters golf tournament

    U.S. jobless rate for May reported 4.8%, lowest since 1973

    Two convicted in New York World Trade Center bombing

    1998:

    President Clinton outlines first balanced budget in 30 years.

    US courts rule line item veto unconstitutional.

    House Speaker Gingrich steps down.

    House impeaches President Clinton along party lines

    FDA approves Viagra, male impotence drug

    1999:

    Senate acquits President Clinton of impeachment charges

    “Melissa” computer virus spreads through the Internet

    Dr. Jack Kevorkian convicted of second-degree murder

    Two Colo. students go on shooting spree in Columbine High School, killing 15, including themselves

    Judge finds Microsoft to be a monopoly

    2000:

    Wary investors cause stock plunge; beginning of the end of the Internet stock boom

    Gun maker Smith & Wesson limits the manufacture and distribution of handguns in light of lawsuits

    South Carolina removes Confederate battle flag from capitol dome

    Republican convention picks Texas governor George W. Bush as presidential candidate

    Republicans file federal suit to block manual recount of Florida presidential election ballots sought by Democrats

    Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris certifies Bush as winner by 537 votes

    Supreme Court seals Bush victory by 5–4; rules there can be no further recounting

    2001:

    George W. Bush is sworn in as 43rd president

    Bush abandons global-warming treaty (Kyoto Protocol)

    Race riots in Cincinnati continue for several days following a shooting of an unarmed black man by a white police officer

    Bush signs new tax-cut law, cutting taxes by $1.35 trillion over 11 years, the largest tax cut in 2 decades

    Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh executed

    Hijackers ram jetliners into twin towers of New York City's World Trade Center and the Pentagon. A fourth hijacked plane crashes 80 mi outside of Pittsburgh. Toll of dead is more than 3,000.

    Within days, Islamic militant Osama bin Laden and the al-Qaeda terrorist network are identified as the parties behind the attacks

    Anthrax scare rivets nation, as anthrax-laced letters are sent to various media and government officials. Several die after handling the letters

    Enron Corp., one of world's largest energy companies, files for bankruptcy

    2002:

    U.S. takes Taliban and al-Qaeda prisoners to Guantanamo Bay

    President Bush's first State of Union address labels Iran, Iraq, and North Korea “an axis of evil”

    U.S. and Afghan troops launch Operation Anaconda against remaining al-Qaeda and Taliban fighters in Afghanistan

    U.S. and Russia reach landmark arms agreement to cut both countries' nuclear arsenals by up to two-thirds over the next ten years

    U.S. abandons 31-year-old Antiballistic Missile treaty

    WorldCom, after admitting to misstating profits, files for bankruptcy

    Snipers prey upon DC suburbs, killing ten and wounding others

    2003:

    White House announces huge deficits expected to top $200 billion in 2003

    In State of the Union address, Bush announces that he is ready to attack Iraq even without a UN mandate

    Space shuttle Columbia explodes, killing all seven astronauts

    UN Security Council members France, Germany, and Russia insist that “the military option should only be a last resort” concerning Iraq

    The United States and Britain launch war against Iraq

    The United States declares official end to combat operations in Iraq

    Bush signs ten-y

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    4 years ago

    Major Events In 1992

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  • oberon
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    4 years ago

    1992 Events

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