[Baroque, Music] The first Stradivarius Violin was made by instrument maker Antonio Stradivari in 1666. No one knows if this was the first violin made by Stradivari, but it was the earliest violin labeled by him. A Stradivarius was made out of the highest quality wood, making it have the best sound possible,
Royal Academy of Music Founded
[Baroque; music] The Royal Academy of Music was founded in Paris in 1669. It was paid for by a grant from Louis XIV.
the Wright brothers and the airplane
Wilbur and Orville Wright spent four years of research and development to create the first successful powered airplane, the 1903 Wright Flyer. It first flew at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, on December 17, 1903, with Orville at the controls.
The RMS Titanic was a British ocean liner, the largest passenger ship in the world at the end of its construction, which sank in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean during the night of the 14th and early morning of the 15th.
The Russian Revolutions
February Revolution. (8–16 March 1917)
Dual power. (16 March – 7 November 1917)
October Revolution and Russian Civil War. (7 November 1917 – 16 June 1923)
The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military offensive by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor on Sunday morning, December 7, 1941.
The Cold War
The Cold War was a political, economic, social, ideological, military and informational confrontation which began at the end of World War II between the Western and Eastern blocs, led by the United States and the Soviet Union in 1945.
the Berlin Wall Torn Down
The fall of the Berlin Wall (German: Mauerfall) on 9 November 1989, during the Peaceful Revolution, was a pivotal event in world history which marked the destruction of the Berlin Wall and the figurative Iron Curtain and one of the series of events that started the fall of communism in Central and Eastern Europe,