How will we be remembered? Here are 72 of the most memorable moments of our millennium so far.

 Markiyan Matsekh plays piano for police during the Ukranian revoloution. [2014] Source: Markiyan Matsekh
Markiyan Matsekh plays piano for police during the Ukranian revoloution. [2014] Source: Markiyan Matsekh
 Afghan women turn out to vote in the first democratic transfer of power the country has ever seen. [2014] Source: Anja Niedringhaus
Afghan women turn out to vote in the first democratic transfer of power the country has ever seen. [2014] Source: Anja Niedringhaus
 Kiev's Independence Square before and after the revolution [2014] Source: reddit.com
Kiev’s Independence Square before and after the revolution [2014] Source: reddit.com
 Lesleigh Coyer, 25, of Saginaw, Michigan, lies down in front of the grave of her brother, Ryan, who served with the U.S. Army in both Iraq and Afghanistan [2013] Source: Reuters
Lesleigh Coyer, 25, of Saginaw, Michigan, lies down in front of the grave of her brother, Ryan, who served with the U.S. Army in both Iraq and Afghanistan [2013] Source: Reuters
 The world says goodbye to Nelson Mandela [2013] Source: Peter Dejong
The world says goodbye to Nelson Mandela [2013] Source: Peter Dejong
 A woman is peper-sprayed at Turkey's Gezi Park protest. [2013] Source: Reuters
A woman is peper-sprayed at Turkey’s Gezi Park protest. [2013] Source: Reuters
 Pope Francis embraces Vinicio Riva, a man scarred by a genetic disease. This was one of many progressive acts that the new leader of the Church made. [2013] Source: EPA
Pope Francis embraces Vinicio Riva, a man scarred by a genetic disease. This was one of many progressive acts that the new leader of the Church made. [2013] Source: EPA
 Carlos Arredondo helps Jeff Bauman after the Boston Marathon bombings. The two are now best friends. [2013] Source: AP
Carlos Arredondo helps Jeff Bauman after the Boston Marathon bombings. The two are now best friends. [2013] Source: AP
 San Francisco comes together to help batkid save the city - and to grant the wish of an ill child. [2013] Source: Raphael Kluzniok
San Francisco comes together to help batkid save the city – and to grant the wish of an ill child. [2013] Source: Raphael Kluzniok
 A child runs to safety as armed police hunt gunmen who went on a shooting spree at Westgate shopping centre in Nairobi. [2013] Source: Reuters
A child runs to safety as armed police hunt gunmen who went on a shooting spree at Westgate shopping centre in Nairobi. [2013] Source: Reuters
 Boston replied with their own message. [2013]
Boston replied with their own message. [2013]
 The anti-government Syrian town of Kafr Anbel sends a message to Boston after the marathon bombing. [2013]
The anti-government Syrian town of Kafr Anbel sends a message to Boston after the marathon bombing. [2013]
 Dzhokar Tsarnaev, one of the brothers behind the Boston Marathon bombing, on the boat where he was eventually caught, with sniper lasers on his forehead. [2013] Source: Unknown Photographer
Dzhokar Tsarnaev, one of the brothers behind the Boston Marathon bombing, on the boat where he was eventually caught, with sniper lasers on his forehead. [2013] Source: Unknown Photographer
 Pakistani Muslims form a human chain to protect Christians during Mass [2013] Source: The Express Tribune
Pakistani Muslims form a human chain to protect Christians during Mass [2013] Source: The Express Tribune
 Greg Cook hugs his dog Coco after finding her inside his destroyed home in Alabama following the Tornado. [2012] Source: The Decatur Daily
Greg Cook hugs his dog Coco after finding her inside his destroyed home in Alabama following the Tornado. [2012] Source: The Decatur Daily
 A mother comforts her daughter after the Sandy Hook shootings [2012] Source: Reuters
A mother comforts her daughter after the Sandy Hook shootings [2012] Source: Reuters
 Three young women from the New York Fashion Week pose next to a homeless man. [2012] Source: Spiegel
Three young women from the New York Fashion Week pose next to a homeless man. [2012] Source: Spiegel
 The Middle East sees snow for the first time in over 100 years [2012]
The Middle East sees snow for the first time in over 100 years [2012]
 Meghan Vogel, a high school runner, helps her exhausted rival cross the finish line. [2012] Source: AP
Meghan Vogel, a high school runner, helps her exhausted rival cross the finish line. [2012] Source: AP
 The US rover, Curiosity, takes a selfie on Mars [2012] Source: NASA
The US rover, Curiosity, takes a selfie on Mars [2012] Source: NASA
 A 4-month-old baby girl is rescued from the rubble four days after the Japanese tsunami. [2011] Source: Reuters
A 4-month-old baby girl is rescued from the rubble four days after the Japanese tsunami. [2011] Source: Reuters
 Capt. Michael Potoczniak marries his partner Todd Saunders, in a ceremony in San Francisco. [2011] Source: AP
Capt. Michael Potoczniak marries his partner Todd Saunders, in a ceremony in San Francisco. [2011] Source: AP
 Norwegian citizens hold a flower march after terrorist attacks by Anders Breivik killed 77. [2011] Source: Unknown Photographer
Norwegian citizens hold a flower march after terrorist attacks by Anders Breivik killed 77. [2011] Source: Unknown Photographer
 New York firefighters, many of whom lost friends in the 9/11 attacks, learn of Osama bin Laden's death [2011] Source: Unknown Photographer
New York firefighters, many of whom lost friends in the 9/11 attacks, learn of Osama bin Laden’s death [2011] Source: Unknown Photographer
 Barack Obama and Government staff watch as commandos conduct a raid, which ends with the killing of Osama bin Laden [2011] Source: Unknown Photographer
Barack Obama and Government staff watch as commandos conduct a raid, which ends with the killing of Osama bin Laden [2011] Source: Unknown Photographer
 A police officer pepper-sprays Occupy protesters at the University of California [2011] Source: Unknown Photographer
A police officer pepper-sprays Occupy protesters at the University of California [2011] Source: Unknown Photographer
 An Egyptian woman kisses a policeman, who had refused to fire on protestors, during the revolution against the Mubarak Government [2011] Source: Unknown Photographer
An Egyptian woman kisses a policeman, who had refused to fire on protestors, during the revolution against the Mubarak Government [2011] Source: Unknown Photographer
 A dog soaks in an adoring crowd in Mexico by following the Pope [2011] Source: Yuri Cortez
A dog soaks in an adoring crowd in Mexico by following the Pope [2011] Source: Yuri Cortez
 Robert Peraza, who lost his son, mourns 10 years after the 9/11 terror attacks [2011] Source: New York Post
Robert Peraza, who lost his son, mourns 10 years after the 9/11 terror attacks [2011] Source: New York Post
 Christians protect Muslims in prayer at Tahrir Square during the Egyptian Revolution [2011] Source: Nevin Zaki
Christians protect Muslims in prayer at Tahrir Square during the Egyptian Revolution [2011] Source: Nevin Zaki
 Live images of the Chilean miners trapped in a mine for 21 days. [2010] Source: Unkown Photographer
Live images of the Chilean miners trapped in a mine for 21 days. [2010] Source: Unkown Photographer
 Smoke billows from a controlled burn of spilled oil off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico coast line. [2010]
Smoke billows from a controlled burn of spilled oil off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico coast line. [2010]
 Tracy Caldwell looks down on Earth from the International Space Station [2010] Source: NASA
Tracy Caldwell looks down on Earth from the International Space Station [2010] Source: NASA
 Elite runner Jaqueline Kiplimo helps a disabled Chinese athlete drink during the 2010 Zheng-Kai marathon. She stayed with him for several miles, costing her the 1st place finish and the $10000 prize. [2010]
Elite runner Jaqueline Kiplimo helps a disabled Chinese athlete drink during the 2010 Zheng-Kai marathon. She stayed with him for several miles, costing her the 1st place finish and the $10000 prize. [2010]
 Kiki, age 7, is pulled from the ruins left by the Haiti earthquake and into the arms of his mother. [2010] Source: Polaris / eyevine
Kiki, age 7, is pulled from the ruins left by the Haiti earthquake and into the arms of his mother. [2010] Source: Polaris / eyevine
 A fireman rescues a koala during Australian bushfires. [2009] Source: Unknown Photographer
A fireman rescues a koala during Australian bushfires. [2009] Source: Unknown Photographer
 Vladimir Putin shirtless while vacationing and hunting in Siberia. The now Russian President is a judo black belt. [2009] Source: Unknown Photographer
Vladimir Putin shirtless while vacationing and hunting in Siberia. The now Russian President is a judo black belt. [2009] Source: Unknown Photographer
 US Airways Flight 1549 floats on the Hudson river after crash landing, miraculously, everyone survived [2009] Source: Unknown Photographer
US Airways Flight 1549 floats on the Hudson river after crash landing, miraculously, everyone survived [2009] Source: Unknown Photographer
 Four of the last seven Northern White Rhinos in the world are airlifted from a zoo in the Czech Republic to a park in Africa in an attempt to save their entire species. [2009] Source: National Geographic
Four of the last seven Northern White Rhinos in the world are airlifted from a zoo in the Czech Republic to a park in Africa in an attempt to save their entire species. [2009] Source: National Geographic
 Hhaing The Yu, 29, holds his face in his hand as rain falls on the decimated remains of his home after a cyclone stroke Myanmar’s capital of Yangon. [2008] Source: Brian Sokol
Hhaing The Yu, 29, holds his face in his hand as rain falls on the decimated remains of his home after a cyclone stroke Myanmar’s capital of Yangon. [2008] Source: Brian Sokol

 Barack Obama wins the 2008 election, becoming the first African American President.
Barack Obama wins the 2008 election, becoming the first African American President.

 Wall Street on the midst of the Global Financial Crisis [2008]
Wall Street on the midst of the Global Financial Crisis [2008]
 Michael Phelps celebrates after winning his 14th gold medal, setting the all-time record for most Olympic gold medals. [2008]
Michael Phelps celebrates after winning his 14th gold medal, setting the all-time record for most Olympic gold medals. [2008]
 An indigenous woman holds her child while trying to resist the advance of Amazonas state policemen in Manaus who have been sent to evict natives. [2008] Source: Luiz Vasconcelos
An indigenous woman holds her child while trying to resist the advance of Amazonas state policemen in Manaus who have been sent to evict natives. [2008] Source: Luiz Vasconcelos
Thousands gather to mourn after the Virginia Tech shooting [2007]
Thousands gather to mourn after the Virginia Tech shooting [2007]
Terri Gurrola is reunited with her daughter after serving in Iraq for 7 months. [2007] Source: BuzzFeed
Terri Gurrola is reunited with her daughter after serving in Iraq for 7 months. [2007] Source: BuzzFeed
The Tribute in Lights shines on the skyline of lower Manhattan in New York. [2006] Source: The Atlantic
The Tribute in Lights shines on the skyline of lower Manhattan in New York. [2006] Source: The Atlantic
The Cassini spacecraft takes a picture of Saturn from deep space. The tiny speck of light circled in red is Earth. [2006] Source: NASA
The Cassini spacecraft takes a picture of Saturn from deep space. The tiny speck of light circled in red is Earth. [2006] Source: NASA
Tanisha Blevin, 5, holds the hand of fellow Hurricane Katrina victim Nita LaGarde, 105, as they are evacuated from the convention center in New Orleans. [2005] Source: Eric Gay
Tanisha Blevin, 5, holds the hand of fellow Hurricane Katrina victim Nita LaGarde, 105, as they are evacuated from the convention center in New Orleans. [2005] Source: Eric Gay
Pearl Harbor survivor Houston James of Dallas embraces Marine Staff Sgt. Mark Graunke Jr. who lost a hand, leg, and eye while defusing a bomb in Iraq. [2005] Source: Dallas Morning News
Pearl Harbor survivor Houston James of Dallas embraces Marine Staff Sgt. Mark Graunke Jr. who lost a hand, leg, and eye while defusing a bomb in Iraq. [2005] Source: Dallas Morning News
Kevin Berthia is talked out of jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge by police officers. He has since become an advocate for suicide prevention and has started a family. [2005] Source: John Storey / San Francisco Chronicle
Kevin Berthia is talked out of jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge by police officers. He has since become an advocate for suicide prevention and has started a family. [2005] Source: John Storey / San Francisco Chronicle
Isabelle Dinoire after receiving the world's first partial face transplant [2005] Source: AP
Isabelle Dinoire after receiving the world’s first partial face transplant [2005] Source: AP
Mother and child at an an emergency feeding centre in in Tahoua, Niger. [2005] Source: Finbarr O'Reilly
Mother and child at an an emergency feeding centre in in Tahoua, Niger. [2005] Source: Finbarr O’Reilly
The Christian world mourns the passing of Pope John Paul II [2005] Source: Unknown Photographer
The Christian world mourns the passing of Pope John Paul II [2005] Source: Unknown Photographer
A Russian police officer carries a released baby from the school seized by heavily armed masked men and women in the town of Beslan. [2004] Source: Victor Korotayev
A Russian police officer carries a released baby from the school seized by heavily armed masked men and women in the town of Beslan. [2004] Source: Victor Korotayev
The Hubble Telescope takes a picture of what the universe looked like 13 billion years ago [2004] Source: NASA
The Hubble Telescope takes a picture of what the universe looked like 13 billion years ago [2004] Source: NASA

Mark Zuckerberg and Dustin Moscovitz in 2004, after they had just lauched FaceBook. Source: Daily Finance
Mark Zuckerberg and Dustin Moscovitz in 2004, after they had just lauched FaceBook. Source: Daily Finance
A Ukrainian woman places carnations into shields of anti-riot policemen standing outside the presidential office in Kiev. Ukraine, during the 2004 Orange Revolution. [2004] Source: Vasily Fedosenko
A Ukrainian woman places carnations into shields of anti-riot policemen standing outside the presidential office in Kiev. Ukraine, during the 2004 Orange Revolution. [2004] Source: Vasily Fedosenko
The first waves of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, which killed over 200,000 people, hit the shore. Source: Unknown Photographer
The first waves of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, which killed over 200,000 people, hit the shore. Source: Unknown Photographer

The Columbia Space Shuttle breaks apart during re entry [2003] Source: Unknown Photographer
The Columbia Space Shuttle breaks apart during re entry [2003] Source: Unknown Photographer
President Bush addresses sailors in the famous "Mission Accomplished" speech, declaring the end of major combat in Iraq. [2003] Source: Unknown Photographer
President Bush addresses sailors in the famous “Mission Accomplished” speech, declaring the end of major combat in Iraq. [2003] Source: Unknown Photographer
U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman HM1 Richard Barnett, assigned to the 1st Marine Division, holds a child after she was separated from her family during a firefight [2003] Source: Damir Sagolj
U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman HM1 Richard Barnett, assigned to the 1st Marine Division, holds a child after she was separated from her family during a firefight [2003] Source: Damir Sagolj
U.S. Marine Kirk Dalrymple watches as a statue of Iraq's President Saddam Hussein falls in central Baghdad. [2003] Source: Reuters
U.S. Marine Kirk Dalrymple watches as a statue of Iraq’s President Saddam Hussein falls in central Baghdad. [2003] Source: Reuters
New York City is plunged into darkness after a power failure [2003]
New York City is plunged into darkness after a power failure [2003]
Ballerinas practice with medical masks during the SARS outbreak. [2003]
Ballerinas practice with medical masks during the SARS outbreak. [2003]
People gather water from a huge well in the village of Natwarghad in the western Indian state of Gujarat. More than 1 billion people still lack access to clean drinking water. [2003] Source: Amit Dave
People gather water from a huge well in the village of Natwarghad in the western Indian state of Gujarat. More than 1 billion people still lack access to clean drinking water. [2003] Source: Amit Dave
A young Afghan woman shows her face in public for the first time after 5 years of Taliban Sharia law. [2001] Source: Reuters
A young Afghan woman shows her face in public for the first time after 5 years of Taliban Sharia law. [2001] Source: Reuters
Archaeologists discover some of the oldest artworks known to man in Dordogne, France - over 12,000 years old. [2001]
Archaeologists discover some of the oldest artworks known to man in Dordogne, France – over 12,000 years old. [2001]
Firefighters raise the American flag on the ruins on the World Trade Centers [2001] Source: Thomas Franklin
Firefighters raise the American flag on the ruins on the World Trade Centers [2001] Source: Thomas Franklin
 President Bush's reaction to news of a second plane striking the Twin Towers. He was reading to children at a Florida elementary school. [2001] Source: LIFE
President Bush’s reaction to news of a second plane striking the Twin Towers. He was reading to children at a Florida elementary school. [2001] Source: LIFE
Zanjeer the bomb dog is laid to rest with full military honours for saving thousands of lives. [2000] Source: Pune Mirror
Zanjeer the bomb dog is laid to rest with full military honours for saving thousands of lives. [2000] Source: Pune Mirror
 The world welcomes in the new millennium. [2000] - Source: Wikimedia
The world welcomes in the new millennium. [2000] – Source: Wikimedia
How will we be remembered? Here are 72 of the most memorable moments of our millennium so far.

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How will we be remembered? Here are 72 of the most memorable moments of our millennium so far. How will we be remembered? Here are 72 of the most memorable moments of our millennium so far.
How will we be remembered? Here are 72 of the most memorable moments of our millennium so far. How will we be remembered? Here are 72 of the most memorable moments of our millennium so far.



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