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24 Years.

24 Years.

Rabbie
Posted on 15 Feb 2017

We’ve changed since we started.

Our logo is different, our tours go to new places, and our birthday cakes have become a little tastier.

But everything that’s happened to us is incomparable to the changes our planet has been through.

Check out the events below, and see some of the things that have happened in the last 24 years.

But be warned, reading about these moments may make you feel as old as we do.


1993

Mrs Doubtfire came out, and Rabbie's was founded in February.

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1994

The Channel Tunnel between England and France opened.

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1995

Braveheart was released.


1996

Divers discovered the ancient port of Alexandria, Egypt.


1997

Scientists in Scotland revealed the first successful cloning of an adult mammal, a sheep named Dolly.

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1998

The search engine, Google, was founded.

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1999

The proclaimed 6 billionth human in the world was born.

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2000

The World's largest ferris wheel (The London Eye) was opened.

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2001

13 of the most popular museums in England became free to visit.


2002

Kelly Clarkson won the first American Idol contest.

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2003

China launched Shenzhou 5, the country's first manned space mission.

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2004

Facebook was launched as a social networking site only open to students from Harvard.


2005

Steve Fossett became the first person to fly an airplane around the world solo without refueling.

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2006

Luxembourg becomes the 1st country to complete the move to all digital television broadcasting.

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2007

The final Harry Potter book was published, 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows'.

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2008

Apple sells the ultra-thin MacBook Air notebook that's less than an inch thick.

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2009

Carol Ann Duffy is appointed British Poet Laureate, the first woman Laureate.

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2010

The Burj Khalifa skyscraper in Dubai opened and became the world's tallest building.


2011

The world's first synthetic organ transplant was successfully completed in Sweden.

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2012

The Summer Olympics were held in London, England. The top three medal winning countries during the games were the United States, China, and Great Britain.

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2014

Malala Yousafzai was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

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2015

Queen Elizabeth II became Great Britain's longest-reigning monarch at 63 years. She beat the previous record set by her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria.


2016

A Greenland shark was declared the oldest vertebrate animal in the world at 392 years old.

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2017

The United Nations General Assembly announced 2017 as the 'International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development'.


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