Book Events for KMAL

Events within the books in KMAL's library

18th century

1918 influenza pandemic




19th century

2008 Presidential Campaign

74th Annual Hunger Games

75th Annual Hunger Games

Afghan Civil War

African-American Civil Rights Movement

Age of Sail

American Civil War

American Revolution

Anglo-Spanish War

Anti-apartheid movement


Assassination of John F. Kennedy

Assassination of Medgar Evers

Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Attack on Pearl Harbor

Babington Plot

Balkan Wars

Bataan Death March

Battle of Ain Jalut

Battle of Britain

Battle of Five Armies

Battle of Shiloh

Battle of the Somme

Battle of the Virginia Capes

Berlin Treaty

Black Death

The Blitz

Bloody Sunday

Bosnian War

British Raj

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka Kansas

Burning of Anne Askew

Civil Rights Movement, USA

Cold War

Cold War arms race

The Council of Elrond

COVID-19 pandemic

Creation of Turkey


Cuban Missile Crisis

Cádiz Raid


Death of Christopher McCandless

Death of Diana, Princess of Wales

Death of Henry VIII, King of England

Death of Willie Lincoln

Disaster: Shipwreck

Dissolution of the Monasteries

Divorce/annulment of Catherine of Aragon and Henry VIII

Drake's Great Expedition

Dust Bowl Era

Edict of Nemours

Edinburgh Festival

Election of Barack Obama to U.S. Presidency

Election of Bill Clintion

Elizabethan Era

English Reformation

Excavation of Masada by Yigael Yadin

Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots

Exposition Universelle

Fall of Communism

February Revolution

the Fenice fire

First Ascent of Mount Everest


Freedom Ride

French Resistance

Gallipoli Campaign

German occupation of Italy

Gilded Age

Great Depression

Guga Hunt

Gunpowder Plot

Guy Fawkes Night

Halifax Explosion

Heysel Stadium disaster

Hillsborough disaster


Hong Kong Handover to China

Iraq War

Iraqi war

Irish Civil War

Irish Potato Famine

Japanese-American Internment

Jewish Holocaust

Klondike Gold Rush

Launch of Explorer I

Mahdist War

Marriage of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn

Middle Ages

Munich Agreement

Nanking massacre, 1937

Napoleonic Wars

Nineteenth Dynasty of Egypt

October Revolution

Operation Cockade

Operation Copperhead

Operation Dora

Operation Enduring Freedom

Operation Fortitude

Operation Husky

Operation Overlord

Operation Torch

Operation Vestal

Origins of World War II

Partition of India

Peace of Amiens

Qing Dynasty

Quarter Quell

Quest of Erebor

Re-election of George Walker Bush

Reign of Henry VIII

Remembrance Day

Royal marriage of Prince William to Kate Middleton

Rusty Sabich finds his wife, dead in her bed and waits 24 hours before calling authorities

Rwandan Genocide

Saur Revolution

Second Punic War

September 11 Attacks

Siege of Khartoum

Siege of Leningrad

Siege of Safed

Siege of Sarajevo

Siege of Yorktown

Sinking of the Spanish Armada

Soviet-Afghan War

Spanish Civil War

Spring Offensive

St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre


Taiping Rebellion

Third Servile War

The Troubles

UK Miners' Strike

United States occupation of Veracruz

USAAF daylight bombing of Germany

Vietnam War

Viking Age

War of the Five Kings

War of the Usurper

Wars of Scottish Independence

Wars of the Roses

Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton

World Trade Center attack

World War I

World War II

World War II, Eastern Front

World War II, German Occupation of France

World War II, German Occupation of the Netherlands

World War II, Italian Campaign

World War II, North African Theater

World War II, Pacific Theater