FAMOUS FIRSTS OF THE 2000'S
THE LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST
STUFF AT THE LONGEST DOMAIN NAME AT LONG LAST
Some famous first of the 2000’s.
When you consider all the firsts
in the world you could become overwhelmed trying to remember when the first
whatever came to be. Well, to get you up to date on all the firsts that have
occurred in 2000’s so far here is the list. Remember, this is just the beginning
as we are now only in 2007, there could be many more firsts accomplished before
Colin Powell became the first black secretary of state in the United
Condoleezza Rice became the first woman to serve as United States national
Halle Berry became the first black woman to win an Oscar for Best Actress.
Vonetta Flowers became the first black female United States athlete to win a
gold medal in a Winter Olympics. She won the medal in the women's bobsleigh
event, which was held on February 19.
Steve Fossett became the first balloonist to fly alone around the world when he
landed in Australia on 4 July 2002.
Tom Ridge became the first United States Secretary of the Department of Homeland
Gene Robinson became the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church in the
Condoleezza Rice became the 1st black woman to serve as United States secretary
Anousheh Ansari became the first female "space tourist," on September 18, 2006.
For her ride on the Russian Soyuz TMA-9 capsule, she paid $20 million. She was
also attributed to being the first Iranian in space and the first Muslim woman
Tony Dungy became the first African-American coach to win a Super Bowl.
Keith Ellison became the first Muslim member of United States Congress.
Nancy Pelosi became the first female United States House Speaker.
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