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History of the 21st Century

Can you name these events coming from each year since 2000?
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Last updated: December 23, 2018
First submittedDecember 21, 2018
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Year
Event
Answer
2000
This satellite received its first long-term residents
International Space Station
2001
This building in Washington D.C is struck by a plane
Pentagon
2002
This country becomes independent in southeast Asia
East Timor
2003
This country is invaded by the United States
Iraq
2004
A tsunami kills hundreds of thousands on this holiday
Boxing Day
2005
This woman becomes chancellor of Germany
Angela Merkel
2006
This dictator is executed publicly
Saddam Hussein
2007
This economic event strikes much of the world
Great Recession
2008
The Large Hadron Collider is built near this city
Geneva
2009
This cryptocurrency is launched
Bitcoin
Year
Event
Answer
2010
A 7.0 earthquake magnitude in this country kills 230,000
Haiti
2011
Revolutions in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya mark the peak of this event
Arab Spring
2012
This ship sinks off the coast of Italy
Costa Concordia
2013
A Meteor explodes over this Russian city
Chelyabinsk
2014
A flight from this city disappears over the Indian Ocean
Kuala Lumpur
2015
Liquid water is found here
Mars
2016
An outbreak of this disease impacts most of the Americas
Zika
2017
This country tests a hydrogen bond
North Korea
2018
This Chinese leader is declared "president for life"
Xi Jinping
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Level 37
Sep 21, 2019
On this side of the pond, the 2007 event was merely known as a recession.