Book Events for richorlin

Events within the books in richorlin's library

Summary: 715 Events.

14th century

16th century

17th century

1893 Chicago World's Fair

18th century

1918 Flu Pandemic






1954 Guatemalan coup d'état



1971 Abolition of US Gold Standard

1976 UK heat wave

1980 murders of U.S. missionaries in El Salvador

1996 Mount Everest Disaster

19th century

1st century BCE

2003 invasion of Iraq

2004 Olympics

2008 Financial Meltdown

2008 Presidential Campaign

2010 Copiapó mining accident

2012-09-11 Benghazi attack

2014 pro-Russian unrest in Ukraine

2017–2018 North Korea crisis

2nd century

74th Annual Hunger Games

75th Annual Hunger Games



9/11 Attacks

9/11 Terrorist Attacks, Twin Towers and Pentagon

Abu Ghraib Prison scandal

acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Afghan Wars

Afghanistan War

African-American Civil Rights Movement

AIDS epidemic

Air Florida Flight 90 crash

Alchemy in Renaissance and early modern Europe

Algerian War

Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798

American Civil War

American Indian Movement

American Invasion of Panama

American Revolution

American Revolution 1775-1783

The Anarchy

Anatomy Act

Anglo-Dutch War

The Anschluss

Anti-Rent War

Apache Wars


Apartheid legislation

Arab Revolt

Arab-Israeli Conflict

Ark of the Covenant


Armagnac–Burgundian Civil War

Armenian Deportation

Armenian Genocide

Arsenic Panic

Articles of Capitulation

Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

Assassination of Fred Hampton

Assassination of James A. Garfield

Assassination of John F. Kennedy

Assassination of John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy

Assassination of Julius Caesar

Assassination of Louis I, Duke of Orléans

Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Assassination of Medgar Evers

Assassination of the Gracchi

Astronaut Program

Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Attack on Pearl Harbor

Attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan

Attempted assinasstion of Mayor Quinn

Attempted suicide of Sylvia Plath

Attica Prison Riot

Austro-Turkish War

author signed

Avianca aircrash

Bacon's Rebellion

Bal des Ardents

Balaam’s Donkey

Banana Wars

Bank Robberies

Baptism of Jesus of Nazareth


Bataan Death March

Battle of Actium

Battle of Agincourt

Battle of Antietam

Battle of Brisbane 1943

Battle of Britain

Battle of Cape Matapan

Battle of Eniwetok

Battle of Guam July 21,1944

Battle of Kursk

Battle of Kwajalein

Battle of Makin

Battle of Midway

Battle of Saipan

Battle of Tarawa

Battle of the Alamo

Battle of the Atlantic

Battle of the Eastern Solomons

Battle of the Little Bighorn

Battle of the Philippine Sea

Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands

Battle of the Somme

Battle of Tinian

Battle of Waterloo

Bay of Pigs Invasion

Beat Generation

Berlin Airlift

Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities fraud

Big Bang

the Big Ride

Birth of Moses

Birthday of Edgar Allan Poe

Bleeding Kansas

The Blitz

Bloody Sunday

Boer War

Bombes - early computers

Bombing of Berlin

Bombing of Coventry

Bombing of Dresden

Bombing of Hiroshima

Bombing of Libya

Bombing of Nuremberg

Boston Marathon bombing

Boxer Rebellion

Bozeman Trail

the break up of the Moon

Break-in at FBI office, Media, Pennsylvania

Brezhnev Era

Brighton Hotel Bombing

British Raj

Bronze Snake

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka Kansas

Brussels World Fair

Buck v. Bell

Building of the Brooklyn Bridge

Building of the Hoover Dam

Building of the Panama Canal

Bush v. Gore, 531 U.S. 98

California Gold Rush

car accident, September 22, 2006

Catilina's Revolt

Centennial Exhibition of 1876

Chagos eviction

Champlain fights Mohawks - 1609

Charleston (S.C.) Slave Insurrection, 1822

Chechen conflict

Chernobyl Disaster

Chernobyl Disaster, Ukraine, USSR

Chicago World's Fair

Chilean Coup

Chinese / Spanish fighting in Manila 1640

Chinese Civil War

Cholera Epidemic


Civil Rights Movement, USA

Civil War

Civil war in Afghanistan

climate crisis

The closing of Gourmet Magazine

Code Breaking


Cold Bath Field Riot

The Cold War

Cold War

Cold War Espionage

Colonizing the New World

Columbine School Shootings

Colussus machines - early computer

Compilation of the Talmud

Compromise of 1850

Conflict of the Orders

Conquest of Canaan

Constabulary Act

Continental Congress

Contra War

Convention of Versailles


Creation Festival

Creation of Superman

Creation of the universe

Creation of the world

Credit crunch

Cretaceous-Tertiary Extinction

Crimean War

Crittenden Compromise

Crucifixion of Jesus of Nazareth

The Crusades

Cuban Missile Crisis

Cultural Revolution

D Day


D-Day Invasion, Juno Beach

Day of Atonement

Death of Christopher McCandless

Death of Diana, Princess of Wales

Death of Moses

Declaration of Helsinki

Declaration of the Causes and Necessity for Taking Up Arms

Democratic National Convention

Deportation of Hungarian Jews

Desert Storm

Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah

Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II

Disaster: Shipwreck

Discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb

Divorce/annulment of Catherine of Aragon and Henry VIII

Domestication of the cat

Dorr Rebellion

Dot-com bubble

Dot-com bust

Draper's Meadow massacre

Dred Scott Decision

Dreyfus Affair


Durban Declaration


Ebola Reston discovery

Edwardian Era

EgyptAir Flight 990 disaster

El Mozote Massacre

El Mozote massacre

Election of Barack Obama to U.S. Presidency

Election of Bill Clintion

Embargo Act

End of Time

End Permian Extinction

Endurance Expedition

English Civil War

English Reformation

Enigma Codes / Machine

Entire United States History


Execution of Charles I