Book Events for mortalfool

Events within the books in mortalfool's library

11th century

14th century

15th century

16th century

17th century



18th century








1996 Mount Everest Disaster

19th century

1st century BCE

20th century

African-American Civil Rights Movement

AIDS epidemic

Algerian War

American Civil War

Antebellum South

Arab Spring

Assassination of John F. Kennedy

Assassination of Julius Caesar

Assassination of Malcolm X


Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Attempted suicide of Sylvia Plath

Avianca aircrash

Battle of Bosworth Field

Battle of Passchendaele

Battle of the Bulge

Battle of the Somme

Battle of Waterloo

Beat Generation

Black Death

Black Power Movement

Bombing of Dresden


Classical Antiquity

climate change

Credit crunch

Dalai Lama goes into exile [1959]

The Day of the Dead

Death of Christopher McCandless

Death of King Georg IV

Dedication of the Glen Canyon Dam

Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Divorce/annulment of Catherine of Aragon and Henry VIII

Duchess of Richmond's ball

Dust Bowl Era

English Reformation

English Renaissance



financial crises

Financial Crisis of 2008

Fort Hood shooting

French Revolution

Great Depression

Human Be-In

Hurricane Sandy

Iraq War

Iraq War, 2003-

Italian Renaissance

Jazz Age

Kent State shootings

Kentucky Derby

Kidnapping of Patty Hearst

Klondike Gold Rush

Marriage of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn

McCarthy Era

Middle Ages

Napoleonic Wars

Newark riots

The Noble Experiment

Northwest Airlines Flight 253

Occupy Wall Street

Oklahoma City Bombing

Palm Sunday

Parallel Campaign

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

Phoney War

Post World War II


Potsdam Conference

Presidency of Donald Trump

Prohibition in the United States

Reign of Terror


Roman Empire


Salem witch trials

San Fermin & Running of the Bulls

Sand Creek Massacre

September 11 Attacks

Siege at Ruby Ridge

Spanish Civil War

Stanford prison experiment


Three Mile Island

The Trial of Mary Queen of Scots

Trojan War

Underground Railroad

United States presidential election

US presidential election

Victorian Era

Vietnam War

Voyage of the Kon-Tiki

War in Afghanistan

Wars of the Roses

World War I

World War II

World War III

Wounded Knee Massacre

Wounded Knee massacre, December 1890