BALTIMORE CITY, MARYLAND

HISTORICAL CHRONOLOGY


[photo, Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland]

Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland, September 2014. Photo by Sarah A. Hanks.


2000-2099

2001, Jan. 28.
Baltimore Ravens won Super Bowl XXXV, defeating the New York Giants, 34-7.

2001, April. Memorial Stadium demolished.

2001, May 24-2003, Jan. 30. Gordon R. England of Baltimore served as U.S. Secretary of the Navy.

2002. Riccardo Giacconi (1931-), The Johns Hopkins University, won Nobel Prize in Physics.

2002. PSINet Stadium renamed of Ravens Stadium after PSINet filed for bankruptcy.

2003. Baltimore Arena renamed 1st Mariner Arena.

2003. Ravens Stadium renamed M&T Bank Stadium.

2003. Peter Agre (1949-), The Johns Hopkins University, won Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

2003, Oct. 1-2006, Jan. 3. Gordon R. England of Baltimore served as U.S. Secretary of the Navy.

2004, March 2. Electronic voting system used during primary elections at polling places and for absentee ballots in all counties and Baltimore City.


[photo, Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African-American History & Culture entrance, 830 East Pratt St., Baltimore, Maryland] 2005, June 25. Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African-American History and Culture opened on Pratt St.

2007, Jan. 4. Baltimore native, Nancy D'Alesandro Pelosi sworn in as first women Speaker of U.S. House of Representatives.

2007, Jan 18 - 2010, Feb. 4. Sheila Dixon (Democrat), Mayor.

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African-American History & Culture entrance, 830 East Pratt St., Baltimore, Maryland, March 2007. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


2009. Carol W. Greider (1961-), The Johns Hopkins University, won Nobel Prize in Medicine.

2010, Feb. 4-. Stephanie C. Rawlings-Blake (Democrat), Mayor.

2010, June. Construction began on a new Memorial Stadium at location of previous park.

2010, Dec. 10. New Memorial Stadium opened as a youth park operated by Y of Central Maryland.

2011. Adam G. Riess (1969-), The Johns Hopkins University, won Novel Prize in Physics.

2011, Sept. 13. Early voting options used for first time in Baltimore municipal primary election.

2013. 1st Mariner Arena resumed former name of Baltimore Arena.

2013, Feb. 3. Baltimore Ravens won Super Bowl XLVII, defeating the San Francisco 49ers, 34-31.


[photo, Maryland National Guard, Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland] 2015, April 12. Freddie C. Gray, Jr., was arrested by Baltimore City Police, suffered a severe spinal cord injury while in police custody, and died April 19, 2015.

2015, April 27. Violence, arson, and looting in Baltimore followed funeral for Freddie C. Gray, Jr. Maryland National Guard called in.

2015, April 29. Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards played the Chicago White Sox with no fans present.

2015, May 5. Maryland National Guard left Baltimore.

Maryland National Guard, Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland, May 2015. Photo by Sarah A. Hanks.


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