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Summary: 140 Events.




1995 Rugby World Cup

19th century

African-American Civil Rights Movement

American Civil War

American Revolution

Annual Hunger Games

Apollo 11

Apollo program

Arab Revolt

Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

Assassination of John F. Kennedy

Assassination of Medgar Evers

Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Attack on Pearl Harbor

Attempted suicide of Sylvia Plath

Auspicuous Event

Avianca aircrash

Bangladesh War of Independence

Battle of Britain

Battle of Hastings

Battle of Midway

Battle of Pavia

Battle of Shanghai

Battle of the Bulge

Battle of the Little Bighorn

Battle of Waterloo

Berlin Airlift

The Blitz

Bombing of Dresden

Bosnian War

Bronze Age

California Gold Rush

Cape Grim massacre

Chicago World's Fair

Clutter family murder

Coal Miners' Strike

Codrington Divorce Trial

Cold War

Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Crimean War

Cromwellian Invasion of Ireland 1649/50

Duchess of Richmond's ball

Dust Bowl Era

English Reformation

Fancy Egg Days

Fire Bombing of Dresden

First Chimurenga

Frank, Alberta landslide

Georgian Era

Gilded Age

Great Depression

The Great Exhibition

Great Plague

Great Sioux War

The Great Stink

Guadalcanal Campaign


Haun's Mill Massacre

Hindenburg disaster


Inauguration of John F. Kennedy

Industrial Revolution

Influenza pandemic


Iran-Iraq War

Iranian Revolution

Iraq War

Irish Potato Famine

Japanese-American Internment

The July Revolution

Killer Blizzard

Killing Lila Zacharov

Korean War

Kumbh Mela

Lewis and Clark Expedition

Lincoln County War

Manhattan Project

May Day

Mountain Meadows Massacre

Murder of Theo van Gogh

Napoleonic Wars

Nebraska tornadoes

New York World's Fair

Norman Conquest of England

Oatman Massacre

Olympic Games

Origins of World War I

Petit's walk on a wire strung between the World Trade Center Towers, Aug 7, 1974.

Prague Spring

Protestant Reformation

Raid on Short Creek, Arizona, July 26, 1953


Regency Era

Rhodesian Bush War

Roaring 20s

School Shooting 5 months before start of book

Secession Crisis

Second Chimurenga

September 11 Attacks

Seven Years' War

Siege of Leningrad

Sierra Leone Civil War

Sinking of the Titanic

Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia

Soviet-Afghan War

Spanish Civil War

Spanish Inquisition

Taiping Rebellion

Taliesin Murders

Talk Like a Pirate Day

Ten-year college reunion

Three Mile Island

Trojan War

The Troubles

U.S. Embassy Bombings in Kenya and Tanzania

UK Miners' Strike

United States presidential election

US Airways Flight 1549

USS Cole Bombing in Yemen

Vel' d' Hiv'

Victorian Era

Vietnam War

War on Terrorism

Wars of the Roses

Wednesday Afternoons

Whitechapel Murders

Woodstock Festival

World Trade Center attack

World War I

World War II

World War II, American Home Front

World War II, Eastern Front

World War II, German Occupation of France

World War II, German Occupation of the Channel Islands

World War II, Pacific Theater

World's Columbian Exposition

Xenocide of the Formics

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