The 20th Century

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

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