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2009

November

A virus capable of increasing intense aggression in a person broke out in Boston, Massachusets. The city was quarantined, and after the course of nearly a month of martial law conditions, total damages ranked in the hundreds of millions and casualties numbered in the thousands.[link]
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2008

November
 4
John Stockton wins the White House in a decisive victory that buried his opponent, incumbent Henry Richards. Richards, who took office after the assassination of President Roger Lowe, had earned criticism as being 'soft on terrorism' and 'mutant friendly.' [link]
August
18
The Pegasus II mission launches to divert the course of 24021-Loki, an M-class asteroid on collision course with earth.
April
18
X Protection, a New York based company, introduces 'QuikID,' a small, portable device that can identify mutants quickly with little more than a DNA sample. [link] On April 27th, they announce the devices are to be used to help screen mutants from competition at the Beijing Olympics. [link] A number of athletes quietly retire rather than compete. [link]
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2007


August 2
The NYPD sets up a cordon in Tompkins Square Park, and grainy videos begin circulating on YouTube purporting to be of a destroyed Manhattan. On August 23, the government acknowledges the existence of a 'Rift' leading to a destroyed Manhattan [link], and on September 12 they announce that it has closed without warning or explanation. [link]
March
2
In a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court of the United States declares X-ID and the Simmons Amendment, commonly know as mandatory registration, to be unconstitutional. [link]
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2006


October 25
President Roger Lowe is killed in an attack on his convoy in Washington D.C. Early reports suggest mutant involvement. [link] [link]
October
 14
Dr. Charles Xavier and Dr. Jean Grey announce the existence of a 'school for the gifted', a group which "includes mutants," in Westchester. Xavier's School is flooded by reporters and other curious sight-seers. [link]
July
17
President Roger Lowe signs X-ID into law. In a surprise addition, the long-debated Sensitive Positions bill is also delivered to his desk and signed into law. Mutants have 30 days to register in the MRA database. [link]
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2005


November  15
President Roger Lowe signs into law a bill which requires mandatory registration for convicted criminals.
August
9
The first Mutant Registration centers open in fourteen major cities across the US. [link]
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2004


November  2
Senator Roger Lowe is elected President of the United States. [log]
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2002


July 1
NYPD opens an experimental department known as 'Mutant Affairs.' It is the first such in the country.
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2001
Summer
Senator Kelly pushes for legislation that would register mutants. Senate hearings are held.
October
 14
The Brotherhood of Mutants attacks at Liberty Island. It is the first time the Brotherhood and Magneto come to public and national attention as a serious terrorist threat, although government authorities were already gathering information on their activities.</br>
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1990
August  2
Dr. Moira McTaggart publishes her findings on the X-factor.
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1987
Magneto leaves Xavier's school and forms the very beginnings of the Brotherhood of Mutants.