Jeff Parkason By skidooTNT Jul 31, 1930 Jeff Parkason was born Born in Fairfield, Iowa May 1, 1931 Empire State Building opened President Hoover opened building that was 380 meters high and 102 stories. Feb 22, 1935 No Fly Zone Airplains where banned from flying over the White House. Sep 1, 1939 WW2 starts Apr 9, 1940 Denmark Surrenders The country of Denmark surrenders to German forces Apr 27, 1942 Auschwitz Concentration Camp Himmler ordered the establishment of Auschwitz. Feb 6, 1945 Bob Marly was born Bob Marly was a Jamaican reggae singer, songwriter and musician. Sep 2, 1945 WW2 ends Over 61 million Allies died and over 12 million Axis members died. Nov 25, 1950 A phenomenal winter storm in Northern US brought from 30 to 50 inches of snow over northern states, and kills 323 people. Jul 18, 1955 First atomic-generated electrical power Sold commercially and powered Arco, Idaho. Apr 1, 1960 US first weather satalite The US launched the first weather satelite. Mar 8, 1965 American troops land in southern Vietnam 3500 marines land in southern Viernam being the first troops in the Vietnam war. Mar 7, 1970 Solar Eclipes over Alantic Ocean Was totally visible from southern Mexico and over the southern parts of the United States. Mar 31, 1980 Rock Island and Pacific Railroad These rail lines operate thier final train. Jan 3, 1990 US invasion on Panama Surrenders to American forces. Aug 24, 1995 Windows 95 Microsoft released Windows 95. Jul 14, 2000 Solar flare named Bastille Day event Caused a geomagnetic storm on Earth Sep 11, 2001 9/11 Nearly 3000 people killed Jan 19, 2006 NASA's launch to Pluto Launched the first 9 year, 3 million mile space mission to Pluto Dec 21, 2010 Total lunar eclipse The first total lunar eclipse to occur on the day of the Northern winter solstice and Southern summer solstice since 1638 takes place.