Devin Eyer's History Timeline

  • Discovery of Pluto

    Discovery of Pluto
    Pluto was discovered by Clyde Tombaugh on February 18, 1930. The International Astronomical Union redefined Pluto as a dwarf planet on August 24, 2006.
  • The Bombing of Pearl Harbor

    The Bombing of Pearl Harbor
    On December 7, 1941, without any warning, 360 Japanese aircraft bombed the American naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise attack, masterminded by the Japanese admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, was devastating for the US Pacific Fleet. Four battleships sunk, four more were disabled; eleven other ships were sunk or critically damaged; 188 aircraft were destoyed on the ground at Hickham Field; 2,330 servicemen and 100 civilians were killed.
  • First Successful Kidney Transplant

    First Successful Kidney Transplant
    The first successful kidney transplant was performed on December 23, 1954, in Boston, Massachusetts. In the years since, over 400,000 people in the U.S. have received new organs, including kidneys, hearts, lungs, livers, and more.
  • Assassination of John F. Kennedy

    Assassination of John F. Kennedy
    The world was horror-struck on 22 November 1963 when John F Kennedy, the charismatic young president, became the third U.S. President to have been assassinated. At 12:30pm, Friday, the President was travelling with his wife, Mrs Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy and Texas governor John Connally in a black Lincoln convertible through the streets of Dallas.Lee Harvey Oswald was said to have killed him,but was killed himself while being transported to a county jail.
  • First Man on the Moon

    First Man on the Moon
    Apollo 11 was the spaceflight which landed the first humans, Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr, on Earth's Moon on July 20, 1969, at 20:17:39 UTC. The United States mission is considered the major accomplishment in the history of space exploration.
  • Invention of the Rubik's Cube

    Invention of the Rubik's Cube
    The Rubik's cube was invented in 1974 by the Hungarian professor of architecture Ernö Rubik. Some people may remember of it as the Magic Cube since at the beginning its inventor named it "Büvös Kocka", the Hungarian name for Magic Cube.
  • Dale Earnhardt Sr. died in a car accident.

    Dale Earnhardt Sr. died in a car accident.
    Dale Earnhardt was an American race car driver who gained fame driving stock cars for NASCAR and winning seven championships. he won his first Daytona 500 in 1998. He was involved in a car accident during the last lap of the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2001.
  • The attack of Sept 11,2001

    The attack of Sept 11,2001
    The September 11 attacks were a series of coordinated suicide attacks by al-Qaeda upon the United States on September 11, 2001.
    19 al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked four commercial passenger jet airliners and intentionally crashed two of the airliners into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City.