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World History Timeline: 2001 - Present



Year Rulers War and Politics Entertainment Literature Art and Architecture Science and Technology India Historic Events / Personalities
2001 G W Bush sworn in as US president (Jan 20, 2001) Sep 11 Attacks by Osama Bin Laden and Al Queda          
2002     "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" becomes the most profitable movie of all time, earning more than $200 million at the box office, while costing only about $5 million to make (2002)      
2003   Iraq
War

Saddam captured by US army (Dec 14, 2003)


Without any shots fired, American troops pulled a bearded and haggard Saddam from his hiding place near his hometown Tikrit. He had a pistol and was hiding in a dirt pit 6 feet in the ground

       
2004           Arafat dies (Nov 10, 2004)
2005           Pope John Paul II dies at 84 (Apr 2, 2005)


A boy from small-town Poland grew up to become pope, put an end to the Soviet Union and the Red Block and, in the opinion of some, became "the man of the century"

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Year Rulers War and Politics Entertainment Literature Art and Architecture Science and Technology India Historic Events / Personalities


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