Bill Clinton Timeline

Bill Clinton Presidency Timeline
Bill Clinton was the 42nd President of the United States who served in office from January 20, 1993 to January 20, 2001. What were the key events during his presidency? The Bill Clinton Presidency Timeline provides a fast, but detailed, overview of the important issues and key events with a brief explanation of each of the important events and the dates on which they occurred.

Bill Clinton Presidency Timeline
Bill Clinton Timeline covers the history, important accomplishments and key issues of his presidency from January 20, 1993 to January 20, 2001 that included:

The 1993 World Trade Center Bombing
The Whitewater Scandal and Monica Lewinsky Scandal
The Impeachment and subsequent acquittal of the President

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The following fact file format provides a fast overview of the Bill Clinton Presidency with a History Timeline of the important events and accomplishments of his presidency. Bill Clinton Timeline details the sequence of key historical events and accomplishments arranged in chronological order that had a significant impact on the history of the United States of America.

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1993 - His inauguration as 42nd President of the United States

1993 - The Family Medical Leave Act was signed on February 05, 1993 that required companies to provide employees with up to 3 months unpaid leave for family and medical emergencies.

1993 - The World Trade Center Terrorist Bombing: The 1993 World Trade Center Bombing, killing six people and injuring more than 1,000, occurred on February 26, 1993 and was perpetrated by Ramzi Yousef who directed his terrorist cell in the organization and execution of the bombing.

1993 - The Waco Siege (February 28, 1993 to April 19,1993) The FBI launched an assault on the Mount Carmel Center of the Texas cult of Branch Davidians led by David Koresh

1993 - June 26, 1993: The U.S. Navy attacks Iraqi intelligence operations in Baghdad

1993 - The Israeli-Palestinian Declaration of Principles: On September 13, 1993 the President presides over the ceremony in which PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat and Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin sign the first agreement between Jews and Palestinians, providing for Palestinian self-government in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank.

1993 - The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is signed on December 08, 1993 eliminating trade barriers between the United States, Canada, and Mexico, creating the world's biggest free trade zone.

1993 - In 1993 the United States fought forces of Somali warlord Mohamed Farrah Aidid resulting in the Battle of Mogadishu (Black Hawk Down)

1994 - The NATO summit meeting in Brussels: On January 11, 1994 the President introduces the “Partnership for Peace” program and announces that the US will maintain at least 100,000 troops in Europe.

1994 - The Whitewater Scandal: The Whitewater Scandal broke in March 1992 involved the failed real estate investments in the Whitewater Development Corporation, a failed business venture in the 1970s and 1980s. Bill and Hillary Clinton and their associates, Jim and Susan McDougal were accused of fraud. A grand jury subpoena to the President  was issued  in May 1994

1995 - The Oklahoma City federal building Terrorist bombing on April 19, 1995 was a truck-bomb explosion that killed 168 people and left hundreds more injured. The blast was set off by anti-government militant Timothy McVeigh and his co-conspirator Terry Nichols

1995 - The Space Shuttle Atlantis docks to the Mir space station (June 27-July 7, 1995)

1995 - President Bill Clinton and Boris Yeltsin meet in New York on October 23, 1995 to discuss improving relations between their two nations, especially with regard to the issue of nuclear arms.

1996 - The Unabomber, American anarchist Ted Kaczynsk, is arrested on April 3, 1996.

1996 - The Whitewater Scandal: The Senate Special Whitewater Committee issued a report on June 18, 1996, which only hinted at one possible improper action by President Clinton, but spoke of the "American presidency misused its power, circumvented the limits on its authority and attempted to manipulate the truth".

1996 - President Bill Clinton orders a cruise missile strike against Iraq on September 3, 1996 following a siege against the Kurdish city of Irbil in Iraq led by Saddam Hussein.

1997 - June 2, 1997: Timothy McVeigh was executed and Terry Nichols received life in prison for the World Trade Center Terrorist Bombing.

1998 - The Lewinsky Scandal: A scandal erupts regarding President Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky, a former White House intern. On January 20, 1998 Bill Clinton strenuously denies the allegations "I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky"

1998 - The Good Friday Peace Accords: On April 10, 1998 Protestant and Catholic leaders in Northern Ireland sign the "Good Friday Peace Accords" following substantial diplomatic work by the President.

1998 - Terrorists bomb American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, believed to be instigated by Osama Bin Laden, result in reprisal attacks in Afghanistan and Sudan on August 7, 1998

1998 - President Clinton signs the Iraq Liberation Act on October 31, 1998 calling for a change of regime in Iraq.

1999 - The War in former Yugoslavia Ends: The Yugoslav Wars (31 March 1991 – 21 June 1999) between Serbs on one side and Croats and Bosnians on the other finally end

1998 - December 16, 1998: President Bill Clinton orders a 3 day bombing attack against Iraq after Saddam Hussein refuses to cooperate with United Nations weapons inspectors. There is concern that he is hiding weapons of mass destruction

1998 - The Impeachment of President Bill Clinton: The House of Representatives vote to impeach President Bill Clinton on December 19, 1998 on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice in the Monica Lewinsky scandal.

1999 - The Impeachment of the President - Acquittal: President Bill Clinton was acquitted on all impeachment charges on February 12, 1999 in a 21-day Senate trial.

2000 - The Summit meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin (June 3, 2000 - June 5, 2000).

2001 - Bill Clinton presidency and term in office ends. The next US President was George W. Bush

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Bill Clinton Presidency Timeline
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