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  • The 19th Amendment

    The 19th Amendment
    August 26 19th Amendment adopted The 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote, is formally adopted into the U.S. Constitution by proclamation of Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby . The amendment was the culmination of more than 70 years of struggle by woman suffragists. (19th Amendment adopted - HISTORY)
  • The invention of the Model T

    On October 1, 1908, the first production Model T Ford is completed at the company’s Piquette Avenue plant in Detroit. Between 1908 and 1927, Ford would build some 15 million Model T cars. (Ford Motor Company unveils the Model T - Oct 01, 1908 ...)
  • The Zimmerman Telegram

    On March 1, 1917, the text of the so-called Zimmermann Telegram , a message from the German foreign secretary, Arthur Zimmermann, to the German ambassador to Mexico proposing a Mexican-German alliance in the case of war between the United States and Germany, is published on the front pages of newspapers across America.
    (Zimmermann Telegram published in United States - HISTORY)
  • The WWI Armistice

    The Armistice of 11 November 1918 was the armistice that ended fighting on land, sea and air in World War I between the Allies and their opponent, Germany. Previous armistices had been agreed with Bulgaria , the Ottoman Empire and the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
    (Armistice of 11 November 1918 - Wikipedia)
  • Charles Lindbergh’s Flight

    Charles Lindbergh’s Flight
    Charles Lindbergh 's route on his transatlantic flight, May 20–21, 1927.
  • Black Thursday

    Black Thursday is October 24, 1929, the first day of the stock market crash of 1929. That was the worst stock market crash in U.S. history. It kicked off the Great Depression. (Black Thursday 1929: Facts, Causes, and Effects)
  • The New Deal

    The New Deal was a series of programs, public work projects, financial reforms, and regulations enacted by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the United States between 1933 and 1939. (New Deal - Wikipedia)
  • Hitler becomes chancellor

    Hitler becomes chancellor
    Hitler’s emergence as chancellor on January 30, 1933, marked a crucial turning point for Germany and, ultimately, for the world. His plan, embraced by much of the German population, was to do away with politics and make Germany a powerful, unified one-party state. (Adolf Hitler is named chancellor of Germany - HISTORY)
  • The Munich Pact

    The Munich Agreement or Munich Betrayal was an agreement concluded at Munich on 30 September 1938, by Nazi Germany, the United Kingdom, the French Third Republic and the Kingdom of Italy. It provided "cession to Germany of the Sudeten German territory" of Czechoslovakia. (
  • Hitler Invades Poland

    Hitler Invades Poland
    On September 1, 1939, German forces under the control of Adolf Hitler bombard Poland on land and from the air. World War II had begun. Why did Germany invade Poland? Germany invaded Poland to regain lost territory and ultimately rule their neighbor to the east.(Germany invades Poland - Date & Year - HISTORY)
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    The Attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory, on the morning of December 7, 1941. The attack, also known as the Battle of Pearl Harbor, led to the United States' entry into World War II. (Attack on Pearl Harbor - Wikipedia)
  • D-Day

    June 06 D-Day: Allies storm Normandy’s coast On June 6, 1944, Supreme Allied Commander General Dwight D. Eisenhower gives the go-ahead for the largest amphibious military operation in history: Operation Overlord , the Allied invasion of northern France, commonly known as D-Day.
  • Hiroshima & Nagasaki

    The United States detonated two nuclear weapons over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, 1945, respectively. The two bombings killed between 129,000 and 226,000 people, most of whom were civilians, and remain the only use of nuclear weapons in armed conflict. In the final year of World War II, the Allies prepared for a costly invasion of the Japanese mainland. (
  • The formation of United Nations

    The United Nations officially came into existence on 24 October 1945, when the Charter had been ratified by China, France, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, the United States and by a majority of other signatories. United Nations Day is celebrated on 24 October each year. Preparatory Years - History (History of the United Nations | United Nations)
  • The Long Telegram

    1946 February 22 George Kennan sends “long telegram” to State Department George Kennan, the American charge d’affaires in Moscow, sends an 8,000-word telegram to the Department of State detailing his views on the Soviet Union, and U.S. policy toward the communist state.
    (George Kennan sends “long telegram” to State Department)
  • Russians acquire the Atomic Bomb

    Just weeks after the Soviets exploded their atomic bomb in August 1949, a Venona decryption of a 1944 message revealed that information describing important scientific processes related to construction of the A-bomb had been sent from the United Sates to Moscow. FBI agents identified Klaus Fuchs as the author. (Spies Who Spilled Atomic Bomb Secrets | History | Smithsonian ...)
  • The formation of NATO

    ATO was established in Washington on 4 April 1949. It was a military alliance of capitalist countries from the Northern hemisphere. It relied on the theory of collective security – if one NATO member state was attacked, the other member states would help defend it. Which countries were members? (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) - Reasons for the ...)
  • The Korean War

    The Korean war began on June 25, 1950, when some 75,000 soldiers from the North Korean People’s Army poured across the 38th parallel, the boundary between the Soviet-backed Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to the north and the pro-Western Republic of Korea to the south. This invasion was the first military action of the Cold War .(Korean War - Causes, Timeline & Veterans - HISTORY)
  • Brown v Board of Education

    Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka was a landmark 1954 Supreme Court case in which the justices ruled unanimously that racial segregation of children in public schools was unconstitutional. (Brown v. Board of Education: Summary & Ruling - HISTORY)
  • Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat

    Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat
    On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks, a 42-year-old African-American seamstress, refused to give up her seat to a white man while riding on a city bus in Montgomery , Alabama. For doing this, Rosa Parks was arrested and fined for breaking the laws of segregation. (How Rosa Parks Helped Spark the Montgomery Bus Boycott)
  • The invention of the Interne

    The first workable prototype of the Internet came in the late 1960s with the creation of ARPANET , or the Advanced Research Projects Agency Network.
  • The Fall of the Berlin Wall

    Constructed by the German Democratic Republic (GDR, East Germany), starting on 13 August 1961, the Wall cut off (by land) West Berlin from virtually all of surrounding East Germany and East Berlin until government officials opened it in November 1989.
  • The Cuban Missile Crisis

    The Cuban Missile Crisis begins on October 14, 1962, bringing the United States and the Soviet Union to the brink of nuclear conflict.
    (Cuban Missile Crisis begins - HISTORY)
  • JFK’s Assassination

    President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963 at 12:30 p.m. while riding in a motorcade in Dallas during a campaign visit. Kennedy’s motorcade was turning past the Texas School Book Depository at Dealey Plaza with crowds lining the streets—when shots rang out. (,with%20crowds%20lining%20the%20streets%E2%80%94when%20shots%20rang%20out.)
  • The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution h

    The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution or the Southeast Asia Resolution, Pub.L. 88–408, 78 Stat. 384, enacted August 10, 1964, was a joint resolution that the United States Congress passed on August 7, 1964, in response to the Gulf of Tonkin incident. (Gulf of Tonkin Resolution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)
  • The Apollo 11 Moon Landing

    The Apollo 11 Moon Landing
    Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that first landed humans on the Moon. Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin formed the American crew that landed the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle on July 20, 1969, at 20:17 UTC (14:17 CST).
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  • Nixon’s Resignation

    Nixon's resignation was one of the last in a series of events beginning in June 1972, when five men were arrested for breaking into the Watergate complex, which housed the Democratic National Committee headquarters. (,on%20Chestnut%20Street%20in%20Philadelphia%2C%20Pennsylvania%2C%20September%201968. )
  • The Watergate Break-ins

    The scandal stemmed from the Nixon administration's continuous attempts to cover up its involvement in the June 17, 1972 break-in of the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Washington, D.C. Watergate Office Building. (Watergate scandal - Wikipedia)
  • The Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War
    The Vietnam War (Vietnamese: Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War , and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Vietnamese: Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. (Vietnam War - Wikipedia)
  • The 9/11 Attacks

    The 9/11 Attacks
    Often referred to as 9/11, the attacks resulted in extensive death and destruction. Over 3,000 people were killed during the attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C., including more than 400 police officers and firefighters.
  • Covid-19 Pandemic

    Covid-19 Pandemic
    Covid-19 my believe is was used to help close the society witch is not good. our states services on society not robots, because people fix those robots. Covid-19 is a viruses that has the symptoms of a flu. states did not close down tell in may.