20 Things That Have Happened Since The Seattle Mariners Last Made the Postseason.
There is a lot of excitement surrounding the Seattle Mariners as we get closer to October and their first postseason appearance (potentially) since 2001.
In fact, the last time the M's played a postseason game was October 22nd, 2001, over a generation ago. They lost to the New York Yankees 12-3 in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series. So what has happened in the 21 years since the Mariner's were last in the postseason?
Tom Brady has played in ten Super Bowls and won seven.
Mozilla introduced their Firefox internet browser.
The United States invaded Iraq and ousted Saddam Hussein for his role in supporting the 9/11 attacks. The ensuing war would last eight years.
Director Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings Trilogy is released over a three year span.
The 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan, passes away at the age of 93.
Facebook is formed by Mark Zuckerberg, Andrew McCollum, Eduardo Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes.
The Boston Red Sox ended "The Curse of the Bambino" defeating the St. Louis Cardinals in the World Series.
Pope John Paul II, the second longest serving Pope in modern history, dies at the age of 84.
Apple introduced the iPhone
Seattle loses the Supersonics as the NBA franchise moves to Oklahoma City. The city is allowed to keep the name and the history of the Supersonics.
Barack Obama becomes the first black man elected President of the United States.
Google Chrome is launched.
Instagram enters the world of social media.
Osama Bin laden, leader of the Taliban terrorist organization, is killed by US Navy Seals in Pakistan.
The Space Shuttle program is officially ended by NASA
The Seattle Seahawks defeat the Denver Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl XLVIII to claim the first Championship in franchise history.
Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom celebrated her Gold, Diamond, and Platinum Jubilees as Queen before passing away at the age of 96 on September 8th, 2022.
NSA subcontractor and employee Edward Snowden released classified documents regarding mass NSA surveillance.
Donald J Trump is elected the 45th President of the United States.
The NHL announces it has awarded an expansion franchise to Seattle, WA. The franchise would become known as the Kraken.