Thanks, Obama!

1. That time a plane landed in the Hudson river.

That time a plane landed in the Hudson river.

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twitpic.com Jānis Krūms @jkrums

http://twitpic.com/135xa – There's a plane in the Hudson. I'm on the ferry going to pick up the people. Crazy.

2. The guy who accidentally live-tweeted the JSOC raid on Osama Bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan.

Sohaib Athar @ReallyVirtual

Helicopter hovering above Abbottabad at 1AM (is a rare event).

3. The guy who broke this bit of news.

Keith Urbahn @keithurbahn

So I'm told by a reputable person they have killed Osama Bin Laden. Hot damn.

4. The time “Twttr” co-founder Jack Dorsey sent the first tweet.

Jack Dorsey @jack

just setting up my twttr

5. This tweet after the largest democratic election in history.

Narendra Modi @narendramodi

India has won! भारत की विजय। अच्छे दिन आने वाले हैं।

6. The time the CIA joined Twitter.

CIA @CIA

We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet.

7. And that time Wikileaks pwned the CIA.

CIA @CIA

Thank you for the @Twitter welcome! We look forward to sharing great #unclassified content with you.

WikiLeaks @wikileaks

@CIA We look forward to sharing great classified info about you http://t.co/QcdVxJfU4X https://t.co/kcEwpcitHo More: https://t.co/PEeUpPAt7F

8. That time this carefully orchestrated PR stunt became the most retweeted tweet of all time.

Barack Obama @BarackObama

Four more years.

10. The times Brian Acton tweeted about being turned down by both Facebook and Twitter. 5 years later Acton sold Whatsapp to Facebook for $19 Billion.

Brian Acton @brianacton

Facebook turned me down. It was a great opportunity to connect with some fantastic people. Looking forward to life's next adventure.

Brian Acton @brianacton

Got denied by Twitter HQ. That's ok. Would have been a long commute.

11. That time the Phoenix team found water on Mars.

MarsPhoenix @MarsPhoenix

Are you ready to celebrate? Well, get ready: We have ICE!!!!! Yes, ICE, *WATER ICE* on Mars! w00t!!! Best day ever!!

12. That time an astronaut sent the first tweet from space.

TJ Creamer @Astro_TJ

Hello Twitterverse! We r now LIVE tweeting from the International Space Station — the 1st live tweet from Space! đŸ™‚ More soon, send your ?s

13. That time the curiosity rover landed on Mars and got sassy.

Curiosity Rover @MarsCuriosity

I'm safely on the surface of Mars. GALE CRATER I AM IN YOU!!! #MSL

14. That time we fell really in love for real with Commander Chris Hadfield.

William Shatner @WilliamShatner

@Cmdr_Hadfield Are you tweeting from space? MBB

Chris Hadfield @Cmdr_Hadfield

@WilliamShatner Yes, Standard Orbit, Captain. And we're detecting signs of life on the surface.

15. That time a climber sent the first tweet from the summit of Everest. (Larsen’s tweet was the first, not this one by Kenton Cool, as many believe.

Eric Larsen @ELexplore

Everest summit! -Sent with @DeLormeGPS Earthmate PN-60w

16. That time a student tweeted about being arrested in Egypt, which led to his release after friends raised the alarm.

James Buck @jamesbuck

Arrested

17. That time Lance Armstrong played Cards Against Humanity.

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