Sarah's timeline

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    World History

  • First Airplane

    First Airplane
    Wilbur and Orville Wright, also known as the Wright brothers, flew the first airplane in 1903.
  • the Radio

    the Radio
    The FIRST regular radio broadcasts begin in.... America. Yeah we're boss.
  • Titanic

    The "unsinkable" Titanic sank on April 15, 1912. Killing 1517 people. The ship hit an iceberg and was badly damaged, causing the tragic accident.
  • Assembly line

    Assembly line
    Henry Ford launches the first major assembly line the the United States to produce model T cars
  • Womens suffrage

    Womens suffrage
    Women finally win the vote in 1920. Something that they had been denied for hundreds of years.
  • Versailles Treaty

    Versailles Treaty
    The United States who initially came up with the League of Nations was the only country to not participate. Without this essential powerhouse the League of Nations was doomed to fail.
  • Solo flight

    Solo flight
    Charles Lindbergh is the first man ever! to cross the Atlantic on a solo flight. As in by himself.
  • Penicillin

    Alexander Fleming discovers the first antibiotic. Penicillin saved many lives.
  • Great Depression

    Great Depression
    The American stock market crashes in 1929. This even devastes not just America but more than half the world.
  • Hitler gains power

    Hitler gains power
    Adolf Hitler become chancellor of Germany and the Nazi party begins taking power.
  • WWII

    Germany invades Poland therefore instigation World War II in Europe.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Japan bombs Pearl Harbor, after the U.S. declares an embargo with the counrty. This event forces the Untied States into WWII.
  • Manhattan Project

    Manhattan Project
    the Manhattan project begins secretly workin on the atomic bomb. Something that would eventually bring a quick end to WWII.
    Fermi also triggers the first atomic chain reaction at this time.
  • D-Day

    The D-Day invasion off the banks of Normandy marks the beginging of the end of WWII in Europe.
  • Atomic bomb

    Atomic bomb
    The U.S. drops two atomic bombs. One on Hiroshima, and another on Nagasaki in Japan. This ended WWII.
  • Holocaust

    The Holocaust was finally revealed in 1945, and the concentration camps were also exsposed
  • Barrier broken

    Barrier broken
    Jackie Robinson breaks the segregation barrier in the baseball world. During his career he he was awarded three of baseballs highest honors.
  • Creation of West Berlin

    Creation of West Berlin
    The Soviets blockade West Berlin and in return the Western allies, including the United States, send airlifts over te blockades that carry supplies for the peole.
  • Mao

    In 1949 Mao established the Peoples Republic of China. Nationalists fled to Taiwan.
  • Space Race

    Space Race
    The Soviets launch Sputnik into orbit. Sputnik was the first satellite in space. This even was followed up the space race between the Soviet Union and the United States.
  • Cubin Missle Crisis

    Cubin Missle Crisis
    The Cuban missle crisis stared by the Soviet Union was a close beginging of what could have potentially been WWIII. Thankfully after 13 days the crisis was averted and the Soviet Union withdrew their nuclear war heads from Cuba.
  • JFK assassination

    JFK assassination
    President John F. Kennedy was shot in Dallas Texas in 1963.
  • "I Have A Dream"

    "I Have A Dream"
    Civil rights march converges on Washington. Martin Luther Jing Jr. gives his "I Have A Dream" speech.
  • Segregation outlawed

    Segregation outlawed
    Black and white segregation was outlawed in 1964, When congress passed the landmark Civil Rights Act.
  • Neil Armstrong

    Neil Armstrong
    In 1969 Neil Armstrong become the first human to walk on the surface of the moon.
  • U.S. and Vietnam

    U.S. and Vietnam
    In 1973 the United States withdrew their last troops from Vietnam.
  • Microsoft

    Bill Gates and Paul Allen start the Microsoft program to develop a software for Altair computer.
  • Nuclear plant explosion

    Nuclear plant explosion
    Chernobyl nuclear plant explosion killed 7,000 individuals
  • The wall falls down!

    The wall falls down!
    The Berlin wall falls AFTER East Germany declare the free travel policy. Germany now has a higher ratio of happy people than before.
  • Clinton

    Sex scandal in the White House leads to impeachment of President William Jefferson Clinton.