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The first female to take to position of Secretary of State is Madeleine Albright. Read More
The announcement of the successful cloning of an adult sheep named Dolly who was born the previous year is made by scientists in Roslin, Scotland.
The Republic of Ireland legalizes divorce. Read More
Federal funding for research related to human cloning is banned by President Bill Clinton.
Best Picture of the 69th Academy Awards is won by the film The English Patient. Read More
Members of the Heaven's Gate cult commit a mass suicide at their San Diego compound. Read More
The remains of 24 people are launched in the Pegasus rocket for the first space burial. Read More
The establishment of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons occurs. Read More
The United Kingdom's Labor Party comes into power for the first time in 18 years Read More
The signing of the Russian-Chechen Peace Treaty takes place. Read More
Air Canada, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines System, Thai Airways International, and United Airlines combine to form The Star Alliance.
In the United Kingdom, handguns are voted on by the United Kingdom's House of Commons, resulting in a total ban being placed on them.
The Pathfinder space probe by NASA lands on the surface of Mars. Read More
Apple Computer, Inc. is rejoined by co-founder Steve Jobs at Macworld in Boston. Read More
Northern Ireland establishes the Independent International Commission on Decommissioning.
The death of Mother Teresa occurs. Read More
Over 2 billion people watch the funeral of Princess Diana of Wales taking place at Westminster Abbey.
The devolution and the formation of a National Assembly for Wales is voted upon by Wales, with a majority favoring it.
The New York Times publishes the first color photograph on it's front page. Read More
A $37 billion merger, the largest merger in American history, is made when WorldCom and MCI Communications combine to form MCI WorldCom.
The World Trade Center bombings that took place in 1993 is found to be organized by Ramzi Yousef.
Bobbi McCaughey births 7 babies, known as septuplets, all of which were born alive and the only case in which all 7 survived infancy.
The United Nations committee adopts the Kyoto Protocol. Read More
Titanic by James Cameron is released in America, becoming the highest-grossing film to date.
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