The 20th Century

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Elizabeth II is proclaimed Queen of the United Kingdom.
Edward VII is crowned King of the United Kingdom.
Adolf Hitler becomes Führer of Germany.
The original King Kong film is released.
Robert Baden-Powell leads the first Scout camp on Brownsea Island, England.
US President John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas.
Microsoft releases Windows 2.1.
The Hindenburg catches fire and is destroyed.
Maurice Garin wins the first Tour de France.
The Russian Revolution destroys the Tsarist government.
Harry Houdini dies of a ruptured appendix.
Apache leader Geronimo dies.
The RMS Lusitania is sunk by a German U-boat.
NASA releases the famous Face on Mars photo, taken by Viking 1.
Construction of the Empire State Building is completed in New York City.
A magnitude 7.8 earthquake strikes San Francisco.
The first successful insulin treatment of diabetes is made.
The Buffalo Bills become the first team to lose 3 consecutive Super Bowls.
The Khmer Rouge sieze power in Cambodia.
Queen Victoria dies after almost 64 years on the throne.
The Wall Street Crash leads to the Great Depression.
French engineer Louis Réard invents the bikini.
Amelia Earhart is the first woman to fly solo non-stop across the Atlantic.
The Spanish Flu becomes pandemic.
Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man in space.
The first resident crew enters the International Space Station.
The Easter Rising occurs in Ireland.
The Siege of Sarajevo begins.
I Love Lucy makes its television debut.
Jimi Hendrix dies in London of drug related complications.
The Soviet Union launches Sputnik 1, the world's first artificial satellite.
George Orwell's book Nineteen Eighty-Four is published.
Margaret Thatcher becomes the UK's first female prime minister.
J.R.R Tolkien dies.
Persia is renamed Iran.
Comet Shoemaker–Levy 9 breaks apart and collides with Jupiter.
John Steinbeck's novel The Grapes of Wrath is first published.
Tony Blair becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
The Japanese Navy launches a surprise attack on the US at Pearl Harbor.
Regular hovercraft service begins over the English Channel.
Winston Churchill becomes British Prime Minister for the first time.
US President Ronald Reagan challenges Mikhail Gorbachev to 'tear down this wall.'
The Summer Olympic Games are held in Los Angeles for the second time.
'Video Killed the Radio Star' is the first video shown on MTV.
Bob Hawke is elected Prime Minister of Australia.
Albert Einstein dies aged 76.
The first underground line of the New York City Subway opens.
Meher Baba begins his 44 year silence.
Roger Bannister runs the first four-minute mile.
Beatrix Potter dies.
Mickey Mouse appears in Steamboat Willie.
India and Pakistan gain independence from the British Empire.
Hawaii is admitted as the 50th US State.
Roald Amundsen beats Robert Falcon Scott to the South Pole by 35 days.
George V ascends to the throne of the United Kingdom.
'Heartbreak Hotel' becomes Elvis Presley's first number one single.
Prohibition begins in the United States.
Dr. No, the first James Bond film, premieres.
The Korean War begins.
The first issue of The Beano is published.
The RMS Titanic sinks on her maiden voyage.
'I Want to Hold Your Hand' becomes The Beatles' first US #1 single.
The Greenpeace vessel Rainbow Warrior is bombed and sunk in Auckland harbour.
Mohandas Gandhi is assassinated.
Disney's The Jungle Book is released.
The Exxon Valdez spills 240,000 barrels of oil after running aground.
Neil Armstrong becomes the first person to walk on the Moon.
Chelsea FC is founded.
The Nintendo 64 video game system is released in Japan and North America.
The first issue of Time Magazine is published.
The United Kingdom and Ireland both switch to decimal currency.
Warren G. Harding is inaugurated as US President.
The Spanish Civil War begins.
The Falklands War between Argentina and the UK.
The United Nations is formed.
The first Winter Olympic Games are held in Chamonix, France.
Apple Computer Inc. is incorporated.
The League of Nations is founded in Paris.
John Paul I succeeds Pope Paul VI as the 263rd Pope. He dies 33 days later.
Kyrgyzstan gains independence.
US President Richard Nixon resigns following the Watergate Scandal.
'Titanic' wins 11 Academy Awards, equalling the record set by Ben-Hur.
The most powerful earthquake on record strikes Chile.
John Lennon is assassinated in New York.
Eleven Israeli athletes are shot dead at the Summer Olympic Games in Munich.
Clyde Tombaugh discovers Pluto.
World War I begins.
Canada adopts its current national flag.
Brazil wins its first FIFA World Cup in Sweden.
After 22 years of restoration work, Leonardo de Vinci’s The Last Supper is placed back on display in Milan.
The British Broadcasting Corporation is granted a Royal Charter of Incorporation.
The Nazi concentration camp Treblinka II opens. Around 850,000 people are killed.
eBay is founded.
Allied troops land on the beaches of Normandy during D-Day.
Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay are the first to summit Mt. Everest
Emily Davison, a British suffragette, runs out in front of the King's horse and is killed.
The rock band Led Zeppelin forms.
Spain and Portugal join the European Union.
Henry Ford produces his first Model T automobile.
Nelson Mandela is released from prison after 27 years behind bars.

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