Eiffel Tower

Timeline created by aliiiii_2 in History
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Timeline inaguration The Eiffel Tower was inaugurated on March 31, 1889.
Timeline Opened The Eiffel Tower was inagurated in March but wasnt opened until May.
Timeline Special Visitor Thomas Edison visited the Tower.
Timeline Disaster In 1902 (i dont know the exact date) the eiffel tower was struck by lightning. 100m of the top had to be reconstructed and the lights that illuminate the tower had to be replaced.
Timeline Scrap Metal In 1925(dont know the exact date), the con artsist victor Lustig twice "sold" the tower for scrap metal.
Timeline No longer the tallest structure The tower lost its title as the worlds largest structure due to the Chrysler building in New York City.
Timeline Allies near Paris When the allies were near Paris Hitler ordered Dietrich von Choltitz, a general, ot demolish the city along with the Tower, but the general ignored the order.
Timeline Fire In 1956 a fire damged the top of the tower.
Timeline James Bond In 1985 the James Bond movie, A View To Kill, Grace Jones parachuted the tower.
Timeline Ice Skating Rink SInce '04 the first floor of the tower has been used as an ice skating rink during Winter time