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The Pioneer 10 spacecraft from NASA sends it's last received signal from about 7.5 billion miles from Earth.
The formation of the United States Department of Homeland Security takes place. Read More
Protests against the war in Iraq take place in over 600 cities worldwide, the largest protest to occur before the beginning of a war.
Suspicion of corporate fraud leads to the headquarters of the HealthSouth Corporation getting raided by the FBI.
The beginning of the Iraq War is initiated by the United States invasion of Iraq. Read More
The regime of Saddam Hussein takes place upon the seizing of the control of Baghdad by the United States.
The completion of the Human Genome Project takes place. Read More
United States troops withdraw from Saudi Arabia and redeployment is initiated at the Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar.
An operation in Aceh province is begun by the Indonesian military. Read More
The birth of the first cloned deer, Dewey, by scientists at Texas A&M University occurs.
The birth of the first cloned horse, Prometea, by Italian scientists occurs. Read More
A protest against Hong Kong Basic Law Article 23 controversially redefining treason takes place.
The end of the work of the Convention on the Future of Europe takes place with the proposal of the first European Constitution.
The end of the Second Congo War occurs with up to 5 million deaths in 5 years. Read More
The United States military kills the sons of Saddam Hussein, Uday and Qusay Hussein, after receiving a tip from an informant.
The first major operation outside of Europe by the NATO in 54 years takes place as they take over command of Afghanistan's peacekeeping force.
The closest approach to the Earth is made by Mars in over 50,000 years. Read More
The launching of a European Space Agency satellite, the Smart 1, takes place from French Guiana.
The Mac OS X Panther is released by Apple. Read More
America, Europe, Africa and Central Asia experience a lunar eclipse. Read More
Antarctica experiences a total solar eclipse. Read More
The United Kingdom outlaws driving while using hand-held cell phones. Read More
The capture of the former President of Iraq, Saddam Hussein, by the 4th Infantry Division of the United States takes place.
The admittance of the building of a nuclear bomb by Libya takes place. Read More
The United Nations introduces the WTO as a specialized agency. Read More