Daily Archives: 2010/04/30

1900 to 1999 Century in Review war and invention

Newsbyphoto’s  history of the 20th century in 10 minutes 45 seconds with 32 videos and 150 pictures.
Music: The Beatles – While My Guitar Gently Weeps.  The Verve – Bittersweet Symphony.

List of Events (1900-1999):
Queen Victoria dies
Flight
The Great Train Robbery
Kellogg’s Cornflakes
Washing machine
Ford Model T
1906 San Francisco Earthquake
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Catches Fire
Titanic
Charlie Chaplin – “Making a Living”
Archduke Ferdinand Assassinated
WWI
Lusitania sunk
Tsar Nicolas shot
Treaty of Versailles
League of Nations
Women’s vote
German hyperinflation
Time Magazine starts
Lenin
Mein Kampf
The Jazz Singer
BBC Founded
Mickey Mouse in Plane crazy
Lindbergh Flies Solo across the Atlantic
Tomb of King Tutankhamen Discovered
Sliced bread
Berlin Olympics
Statute of Christ the Redeemer
Empire State building opened
Loch Ness Monster sighted
Dustbowl
Golden Gate Bridge opens
Hindenburg
War of the Worlds broadcast
“Peace in our time”
Britain and France declare war on Germany
Hitler in Paris
Churchill Prime Minster of Britain
Perl Harbour
Anne Frank
D-day
Roosevelt dies
USSR captures Berlin
VE-Day
Hitler dies
Atomic bomb
VJ-Day
UN Founded
Nuremburg trials
“Iron Curtain”
Chuck Yeager Breaks the Sound Barrier
Berlin Airlift
Gandhi Assassinated
China Becomes Communist
NATO founded
First Peanuts Cartoon Strip
First Organ Transplant
Korean War
Colour TV
Queen Elizabeth II
DNA
Hillary and Norgay Climb Mt. Everest
Stalin Dies
Roger Bannister Breaks the Four-Minute Mile
Littlerock
McDonald’s Founded
Rosa Parks
Dr. Seuss Publishes The Cat in the Hat
Sputnik
Laika, first living animal in space
Lego
NASA
Castro
Kitchen debate
Berlin Wall
Yuri Gagarin
Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup Can
Cuban Missile Crisis
Marilyn Monroe Found Dead
JFK Assassinated
Thich Quang Duc
Martin Luther King Jr. “I Have a Dream”
England win 1966 world cup
Nelson Mandela sentenced to life in prison
Malcolm X assassinated
New York City Great Blackout
Nguyen Ngoc Loan
Earth Rise
Woodstock
Biafra
Concorde
Neil Armstrong Becomes the First Man on the Moon
Kent State
Terrorists Attack Munich Olympics
Watergate
Sears Tower opened
Phan Thị Kim Phúc
Blue Marble
U.S. Pulls Out of Vietnam
Nixon Resigns
Arthur Ashe Wins Wimbledon
Microsoft Founded
Operation Frequent Wind
Pol Pot
Soweto Uprising
Nadia Comaneci
Elvis Dead
Star Wars
Pope John Paul II
Jonestown Massacre
Margaret Thatcher becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain
Mother Theresa Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
Three Mile Island
Sony Walkman
John Lennon dead
Mount St. Helens Erupts
Rubik’s Cube
CNN founded
Royal wedding
Pac Man
E.T.
Aids
Computers
Falklands War
Michael Jackson Thriller
Space Shuttle Challenger explodes
Chernobyl
Mir Space station
Pan Am Flight 103
Hurricane hits Britain
Berlin Wall Falls
Tiananmen Square
Simpsons starts
Hubble Space Telescope
Lech Walesa
Nelson Mandela freed
Collapse of the Soviet Union
World Trade Center Bombed
Channel Tunnel Opens
Nelson Mandela Elected President of South Africa
O.J. Simpson Arrested
Rwandan Genocide Begins
Gas Attack in Tokyo Subway
Oklahoma City Bombing
Hong Kong Returned to China
Tony Blair Prime Minister of Britain
Princess Diana Dies
Dolly the sheep
Tiger Woods Wins Masters
Euro
Y2K Bug
Killing Spree at Columbine High School
1999 solar eclipse
New Millennium

That was the century that was; marked by the balance of destructive War and creative Invention. Live long and prosper. EOM.

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