American flag

Ali Petroff

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    William McKinley

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    Theodore Roosevelt

  • Louis Armstrong Born

    Louis Armstrong Born
    Know for a singer and trumpet player. Born August 4th, 1901 in New Orleans.
  • Wright brothers take first flight

    Wright brothers take first flight
    Built the world's first flying airplane, and took a first human flight on December 17, 1903
  • Boy scouts created

    Boy scouts created
    Scouting began in 1907 thrugh the efforts of Robert Baden- Powell
  • Ford motors produces first 15,000,000 model T. cars

    Ford motors produces first 15,000,000 model T. cars
    Big innovation in the car company! This is how ford became most famous.
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    William Howard Taft

  • First continuous- filament tungsten light

    First continuous- filament tungsten light
    Nuclear powered company, offering a wide range of nuclear products and services to utilities.
  • Titanic sinks

    Titanic sinks
    Titanic was a passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on 15 April 1912 after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton, UK to New York City, US. The sinking of Titanic caused the deaths of 1,514 people in one of the deadliest peacetime maritime disasters in history.
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    Woodrow Wilson

  • Personal income tax introduced

    Personal income tax introduced
    An income tax is a tax levied on the income of individuals or businesses. Various income tax systems exist, with varying degrees of tax incidence.
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  • Womens fashion for bobbed hair

    Womens fashion for bobbed hair
    A "bob cut" is a short haircut for women (and occasionally men) in which the hair is typically cut straight around the head at about jaw-level, often with a fringe (or "bangs") at the front.
  • New toaster introduced

    New toaster introduced
    The automatic pop-up toaster, which ejects the toast after toasting it, was first patented by Charles Strite in 1919.[8] In 1925, using a redesigned version of Strite's toaster, the Waters Genter Company introduced the Model 1-A-1 Toastmaster,[9] the first automatic pop-up, household toaster that could brown bread on both sides simultaneously, set the heating element on a timer, and eject the toast when finished.
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    Russian Revolution

  • Spanish flu pandemic

    Spanish flu pandemic
    The influenza epidemic that swept the world in 1918 killed an estimated 50 million people. One fifth of the world's population was attacked by this deadly virus. Within months, it had killed more people than any other illness in recorded history.
  • 18th amendment (Prohibition)

    18th amendment (Prohibition)
    This prohibited the use of alchol or intoxicating liquors.
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    Warren Gamaliel Harding

  • Insulin first administered to diabetic patients

    Insulin first administered to diabetic patients
    The main job of insulin is to keep the level of sugar in the bloodstream within a normal range. After you eat, carbohydrates break down into sugar and enter the bloodstream in the form of glucose, a sugar that serves as a primary source of energy. Normally the pancreas responds by producing insulin, which allows sugar to enter the tissues.
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    Calvin Coolidge

  • First short - wave broadcast

    First short - wave broadcast
    Shortwave radio received its name because the wavelengths in this band are shorter than 200 m, which marked the original upper limit of the medium frequency band first used for radio communications.
  • First solo transatlantic flight

    First solo transatlantic flight
    Transatlantic flight is the flight of an aircraft across the Atlantic Ocean. A transatlantic flight may proceed east-to-west, originating in Europe or Africa and terminating in North America or South America, or it may go in the reverse direction, west-to-east.
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    Herbert Clark Hoover

  • Stock market crashed

    Stock market crashed
    This was the most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United States, taking into consideration the full extent and duration of its fallout. The crash signaled the beginning of the 10-year Great Depression that affected all Western industrialized countries and did not end in the United States until 1947.
  • Amelia Earhart is the first women to fly Atlantic solo

    Amelia Earhart is the first women to fly Atlantic solo
    She was a noted American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first woman to receive the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross, She was warded for becoming the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
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    Franklin Delano Roosevelt

  • 21st amendment repeals prohibition

    21st amendment repeals prohibition
    This allows drinking once again.
  • Most powerful waterwheel generators invented

    Most powerful waterwheel generators invented
    The Burden Iron Works was an iron works and industrial complex on the Hudson River and Wynantskill Creek in Troy, New York. It once housed the Burden Water Wheel, the most powerful vertical water wheel in history.
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    Spanish Civil War

  • First industrial atom smasher created

    First industrial atom smasher created
    Odd shaped structure that houses the world’s first industrial atom smasher, built by Westinghouse in 1937, at Forest Hills, Pennsylvania.
  • Amelia Earhart lost on Pacific

    Amelia Earhart lost on Pacific
    In 1937 she engaged in an attempt to fly across the world, but on July 2 of that year, she and her navigator Fred Noonan disappeared in the Pacific. Her remains have never been officially confirmed to have been found, but she was officially declared dead on January 5 of 1939.
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  • Jeep invented

    Jeep invented
    The first Willys Jeeps were produced in 1941 with the first civilian models in 1945, making it the oldest off-road vehicle and sport utility vehicle brand. It inspired a number of other light utility vehicles, such as the Land Rover which is the second oldest 4-wheel-drive brand.
  • Peal Harbor attack

    Peal Harbor attack
    A surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941.The attack was intended as a preventive action in order to keep the U.S. Pacific Fleet from interfering with military actions the Empire of Japan was planning in Southeast Asia against overseas territories of the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and the United States.
  • Anne Frank goes into hiding

    Anne Frank goes into hiding
    She was one of the most renowned and most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Acknowledged for the quality of her writing, her diary has become one of the world's most widely read books, and has been the basis for several plays and films. Born in the city of Frankfurt am Main in Weimar Germany, she lived most of her life in or near Amsterdam, in the Netherlands.
  • D- Day

    D- Day
    June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. General Dwight D. Eisenhower called the operation a crusade in which “we will accept nothing less than full victory.” More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft supported the D-Day invasion, and by day’s end on June 6, the Allies gained a foot- hold in Normandy. The D-Day cost was high -more than 9,000 Allied Soldiers were killed.
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    Harry S. Truman

  • Hitler commits suicide

    Hitler commits suicide
    Adolf Hitler committed suicide by gunshot on 30 April 1945 in his Führerbunker in Berlin.His wife Eva committed suicide with him by ingesting cyanide.That afternoon, in accordance with Hitler's prior instructions, their remains were carried up the stairs through the bunker's emergency exit, doused in petrol and set alight in the Reich Chancellery garden outside the bunker.
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    First Indochina War

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    Arab-Israeli War

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    Cold War

  • First organ transplant

    First organ transplant
    Successful human allotransplants have a relatively long history of operative skills were present long before the necessities for post-operative survival were discovered. Rejection and the side effects of preventing rejection (especially infection and nephropathy) were, are, and may always be the key problem.
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    Korean War

  • Color T.V introduced

    Color T.V introduced
    In its most basic form, a color broadcast can be created by broadcasting three monochrome images, one each in the three colors of red, green and blue (RGB). When displayed together or in rapid succession, these images will blend together to produce a full color image as seen by the viewer.
  • Seat belt introduced

    Seat belt introduced
    A seat belt, sometimes called a safety belt, is a safety harness designed to secure the occupant of a vehicle against harmful movement that may result during a collision or a sudden stop.
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    Dwight David Eisenhower

  • DNA discovered

    DNA discovered
    DNA is a nucleic acid containing the genetic instructions used in the development and functioning of all known living organisms (with the exception of RNA viruses). The DNA segments carrying this genetic information are called genes. Likewise, other DNA sequences have structural purposes, or are involved in regulating the use of this genetic information. Along with RNA and proteins, DNA is one of the three major macromolecules that are essential for all known forms of life.
  • Disney Land opens

    Disney Land opens
    isneyland Park is a theme park located in Anaheim, California, owned and operated by the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts division of The Walt Disney Company. Known as Disneyland when it opened on July 18, 1955, and still almost universally referred to by that name, it is the only theme park to be designed and built under the direct supervision of Walt Disney. In 1998, the theme park was re-branded Disneyland Park to distinguish it from the larger Disneyland Resort complex.
  • Lasers invented

    Lasers invented
    Spatial coherence typically is expressed through the output being a narrow beam which is diffraction-limited, often a so-called "pencil beam." Laser beams can be focused to very tiny spots, achieving a very high irradiance. Or they can be launched into a beam of very low divergence in order to concentrate their power at a large distance.
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    John Fitzgerald Kennedy

  • Berlin Wall built

    Berlin Wall built
    The Berlin Wall was a barrier constructed by the German Democratic Republic (GDR, East Germany) starting on 13 August 1961, that completely cut off West Berlin from surrounding East Germany and from East Berlin. The barrier included guard towers placed along large concrete walls, which circumscribed a wide area (later known as the "death strip") that contained anti-vehicle trenches, "fakir beds" and other defenses.
  • Marilyn Monroe found dead

    Marilyn Monroe found dead
    Marilyn Monroe was found dead in the bedroom of her Brentwood home by her psychiatrist Ralph Greenson after he was called by Monroe's housekeeper Eunice Murray on August 5, 1962. She was 36 years old at the time of her death. Her death was ruled to be "acute barbiturate poisoning" by Dr. Thomas Noguchi of the Los Angeles County Coroners office and listed as "probable suicide".
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    Lyndon Baines Johnson

  • Star Trek T.V series airs

    Star Trek T.V series airs
    The original Star Trek followed the interstellar adventures of James T. Kirk and the crew of an exploration vessel of a 23rd century galactic "United Federation of Planets"—the Starship Enterprise.
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    Richard Milhous Nixon

  • Neil Armstrong becomes the first man to walk on the moon

    Neil Armstrong becomes the first man to walk on the moon
    Neil Alden Armstrong (born August 5, 1930) is an American former astronaut, test pilot, aerospace engineer, university professor, United States Naval Aviator, and the first person to set foot upon the Moon.
  • Beatles break up

    Beatles break up
    The break-up of The Beatles, one of the most popular and influential musical groups in history, has become almost as much of a legend as the band itself or the music they created while together. The Beatles were active from their formation in 1960 to the disintegration of the group in 1970. The break-up itself was a cumulative process throughout 1969, marked by a public acknowledgement from Paul McCartney in a November 1969 interview.
  • VCR's inroduced

    VCR's inroduced
    A videocassette recorder is a type of electro-mechanical device that uses removable videocassettes that contain magnetic tape for recording analog audio and analog video from broadcast television so that the images and sound can be played back at a more convenient time.
  • Abortion legalized in U.S

    Abortion legalized in U.S
    Abortion in the United States has been legal in every state since the 1973 Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade. Prior to the ruling, the legality of abortion was decided by each state; it was illegal in 30 states and legal under certain cases in 20 states. Roe established that "the right of personal privacy includes the abortion decision, but that this right is not unqualified, and must be considered against important state interests in regulation.".
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    Gerald Rudolph Ford

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    Jimmy Carter

  • Elvis found dead

    Elvis found dead
    Elvis Aaron Presleya was one of the most popular American singers of the 20th century. A cultural icon, he is widely known by the single name Elvis. He is often referred to as the "King of Rock and Roll" or simply "the King".
  • First test tube baby born

    First test tube baby born
    On July 25, 1978, Louise Joy Brown, the world's first successful "test-tube" baby was born in Great Britain. Though the technology that made her conception possible was heralded as a triumph in medicine and science, it also caused many to consider the possibilities of future ill-use.
  • John Lennon assassinated

    John Lennon assassinated
    John Lennon was an English musician who gained worldwide fame as one of the founders of The Beatles, for his subsequent solo career, and for his political activism and pacifism. He was shot by Mark David Chapman at the entrance of the building where he lived, The Dakota, in New York City, on Monday, 8 December 1980; Lennon had just returned from Record Plant Studio with his wife, Yoko Ono.
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    Ronald Wilson Reagan

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    Falklands War

  • E.T movie released

    E.T movie released
    The concept for E.T. was based on an imaginary friend Spielberg created after his parents' divorce in 1960. In 1980, Spielberg met Mathison and developed a new story from the stalled science fiction/horror film project Night Skies. The film was shot from September to December 1981 in California on a budget of US$10.5 million. Unlike most motion pictures, the film was shot in roughly chronological order, to facilitate convincing emotional performances from the young cast.
  • First woman in space

    First woman in space
    Valentina Vladimirovna is a retired Soviet cosmonaut, and was the first woman in space. She was selected out of more than four hundred applicants, and then out of five finalists, to pilot Vostok 6 on the 16 June, 1963, becoming both the first woman and the first civilian to fly in space as she was only honorarily inducted into the USSR's Air Force as a condition on joining the Cosmonaut Corps.
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    Invasion of Grenada

  • Wreck of the Titanic found

    Wreck of the Titanic found
    The White Star Line immediately chartered a ship to head out to the site of the Titanic wreckage. When recovery ships arrived, numerous bodies were still floating in the area. Only 330 bodies of the more than 1,200 people who perished were found.
  • DNA used to convict criminals

    DNA used to convict criminals
    Perhaps the most significant advance in criminal investigation since the advent of fingerprint identification is the use of DNA technology to help convict criminals or eliminate persons as suspects. DNA analyses on saliva, skin tissue, blood, hair, and semen can now be reliably used to link criminals to crimes. Increasingly accepted during the past 10 years, DNA technology is now widely used by police, prosecutors, defense counsel, and courts in the United States.
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    George Herbert Walker Bush

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    Gulf War

  • Collaspe of the Soviet Union

    Collaspe of the Soviet Union
    The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was formally dissolved on December 25, 1991. This left all fifteen republics of the Soviet Union as independent sovereign states. The dissolution of the world's largest communist state also marked an end to the Cold War.
  • World trade center bombed

    World trade center bombed
    The 1993 World Trade Center bombing occurred on February 26, 1993, when a truck bomb was detonated below the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York, NY. The 1,336 lb urea nitrate–hydrogen gas enhanced device was intended to knock the North Tower (Tower One) into the South Tower (Tower Two), bringing both towers down and killing thousands of people. It failed to do so, but did kill six people and injured more than a thousand.
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    Bill Clinton

  • Princess Diana dies

    Princess Diana dies
    On 31 August 1997, Diana was fatally injured in a car crash in the Pont de l'Alma road tunnel in Paris, which also caused the deaths of her companion, Dodi Fayed and the driver, Henri Paul, acting security manager of the Hôtel Ritz Paris. Millions of people watched her funeral.
  • President Clinton impeached

    President Clinton impeached
    Bill Clinton, 42nd President of the United States, was impeached by the House of Representatives on two charges, one of perjury and one of obstruction of justice, on December 19, 1998. Two other impeachment articles, a second perjury charge and a charge of abuse of power, failed in the House. The charges arose from the Lewinsky scandal and the Paula Jones lawsuit.
  • The Euro was invented

    The Euro was invented
    The name euro was officially adopted on 16 December 1995. The euro was introduced to world financial markets as an accounting currency on 1 January 1999, replacing the former European Currency Unit at a ratio of 1:1. Euro coins and banknotes entered circulation on 1 January 2002. June 30, 2002 was the last day for changing old currency to Euro at any bank for the original twelve member states.
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    George Walker Bush

  • George Bush sworn into office

    George Bush sworn into office
    George "Wonderful" Bush is the 43rd President of the United States. He was sworn into office on January 20, 2001, re-elected by a landslide on November 2, 2004, and sworn in for a second term on January 20, 2005. His presidency is already being referred to as "America's Golden Presidency". Prior to his Presidency, President Bush served for 6 glorious years as the 46th Governor of the State of Texas
  • Twin towers collapse

    Twin towers collapse
    four coordinated suicide attacks that were committed in the United States on September 11, 2001, striking the areas of New York City and Washington, D.C. On that Tuesday morning, 19 terrorists from the Islamist militant group Al-Qaeda hijacked four passenger jets. The hijackers intentionally piloted two of those planes, American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175, into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center complex in New York City; both towers collapsed within two hours.
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    War of Terror

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    Afghanistan War

  • Operation Anacondo against Al-Queda

    Operation Anacondo against Al-Queda
    Al-Qaeda has attacked civilian and military targets in various countries, such as the September 11 attacks, 1998 US embassy bombings and 2002 Bali bombings. The US government responded by launching the War on Terror. Al-Qaeda has continued to exist and grow through the decade from 2001 to 2011. With the loss of key leaders culminating with the death of Osama bin Laden, al-Qaeda's operations have devolved from top-down controlled, to franchise associated groups, to lone wol
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    Iraq War

  • Gay marrage

    Gay marrage
    Same-sex marriage (also known as gay marriage) is marriage between two persons of the same biological sex or gender identity. Supporters of legal recognition for same-sex marriage typically refer to such recognition as marriage equality.
  • Obama elected

    Obama elected
    Barack Hussein Obama II is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office. Obama previously served as a United States Senator from Illinois, from January 2005 until he resigned following his victory in the 2008 presidential election.
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    Barock Obama

  • Congress passes health-care reform

    Congress passes health-care reform
    Health care reform is a general rubric used for discussing major health policy creation or changes—for the most part, governmental policy that affects health care delivery in a given place. Health care reform typically attempts to:
    Broaden the population that receives health care coverage through either public sector insurance programs or private sector insurance companies
    Expand the array of health care providers consumers may choose among
    Improve the access to health care specialists
  • The Royal wedding

    The Royal wedding
    The wedding of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine Middleton took place on 29 April 2011 at Westminster Abbey in London. The groom, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, is the eldest son of Charles, Prince of Wales, and is second in the line of succession to the British Throne and the thrones of fifteen other Commonwealth realms. The bride, Catherine "Kate" Middleton is the eldest of three children of Michael and Carole Middleton of Bucklebury, Berkshire.
  • Osama Bin Laden died

    Osama Bin Laden died
    Osama bin Mohammed bin March 10, 1957 – May 2, 2011), was the founder of Al-Qaeda, the jihadist organization responsible for the September 11 attacks on the United States and numerous other mass-casualty attacks against civilian and military targets.He was a member of the wealthy Saudi bin Laden family, and an ethnic Yemeni Kindite.
  • Summer Olympics in London

    Summer Olympics in London
    Summer 2012 olympics located in London!
  • The end of the world.

    The end of the world.
    It's a myth that the world in end in 2012.