By: Taylor Wilke
A Historical Timeline
November 4, 1979
Aug 20, 1985
Aug 2, 1990
August 7, 1998
12 October 2000
Iranian Hostage Crisis
A group of Iranian students stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, taking more than 60 American hostages.
The Iran–Contra Scandal, was a political scandal in the United States that occurred during the second term of the Reagan Administration.
Events during the Persian Gulf War
A war between the forces of the United Nations, led by the United States, and those of Iraq that followed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait in August 1990.
over 200 people were killed in nearly simultaneous truck bomb explosions in two East African cities
The USS Cole bombing was a suicide attack against the United States
September 11, 2001
Oct 7, 2001
The September 11 attacks were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States
Afghanistan/ Iraq War
US troops were training for the invasion of Iraq
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