Orville and Wilbur Wright make the first successful airplane flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. 14
A Global War centered in Europe. Left the world in quote on quote shambles changing the whole political dynamic of Europe. 14
Theory was by the well known, Albert Einstein. 14
The bomb was in a horse drawn buggy which was loaded with about a hundred pounds of dynamite and five-hundred pounds of cast iron slugs as projectiles.
This was the first appearance of Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse, it occurred in a silent cartoon title Plane Crazy. 14
Construction began on what was to be the longest bridge in the world at thirty-five million dollars it was the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. 14
The most widespread war in history. Marked another global change that would forever change the world. 14
Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay are the first known people to have climbed Mt. Everest. 14
Alan Shepard was the first American in space. The first person in space was Yuri Gagarin from the Soviet Union. 14
Apollo 15 lands on the moon being the first Lunar Rover. 14
The current Pope at the time, John Paul II was shoot. 14
The USS Vincennes shoots down the Iranian Airbus 665 killing 290 civilians.
Dolly the sheep is born becoming the first cloned mammal in history. 14
In order to have more living conditions for his family, they had to move to Oswego. Oswego had cheaper rent and his father, Herman was able to open his own drugstore.
The business environment in Oswego leading to his father moving the family to Condon with hopes of being able to provide.
With the death of his father, his mother had to manage him and his two sisters along with manage a Portland boarding house.
A friend (Lloyd A. Jeffress) shows him a chemical experiment initiating his fascination with chemistry.
He did not have enough history credits to graduate and decides to leave school in June without a diploma.
He and he friend Lloyd Simon were able to scavenging equipment and material from an old and abandoned steel plant to set up Palmon Laboratories. The set up operation in Simons basement for performing butterfat samplings at cheap prices. The business eventually ended up a failure.
Enter OAC, now Oregon State University to study chemical engineering
After Graduating, he reamains at Caltech for 38 years.
As a senior, he teaches a course in "Chemistry for home Economics Majors"
While teaching a course in college he meets a student, Ava Helen Miller who would later become his wife.
Graduated with a B.S. in chemical engineering
The paper was on the crystal structure of molybdenite
Graduated summa cum laude from C.I.T. with a Ph.D. in chemistry.
The two men planned a joint attack on teh nature of the chemical bond
Awarded for the most significant work in pure science by a person under thirty. Awarded from the American Chemical Society.
He published what he regarded as his most important paper which laid the concept of hybridization of atomic orbitals and analyzed the tetra-valency of the carbon atom.
He is elected the youngest member ever to the National Academy of Sciences.
This is considered one of the most influential scientific books ever and is published by Cornell University Press
Albert Einstein invites Pauling to become a member of the commitee
The Presidential Medal of Merit of the United States by Harry S. Truman
He was elected to be the president of the American Chemical Society
Receives this Prize for his research into the nature of the chemical bond and its applications to the elucidation of the structure of complex substances.
He directed research into a personal interest he had in mental illness
Pauling and his wife present to UN Secretary, General Dag-Hammarskjold the petition to end nuclear bomb testing with over 11,000 signatures from other scientists.
He redirect his interest into vitamins, micronutrients, and orthomolecular medicine by responding to a letter from vitamin C advocate Irwin Stone.
He founds with Arthur B. Robinson and Keene Dimick the Institue of Orthomolecular Medicine as a non profit. This later becomes the Linus Pauling Instittue of Science & Medicine.
Wrote it with co-author Ewan Cameron.
He dies at his California ranch. Leaving more than 400,00 journals, scientific writings, appears, models, and other scientific memorabilia to his undergraduate alma mater, Oregon State University. This collection makes up one of the great scientific archives of the twentieth century
Dr. Frei assumes directorship of the Linus Pauling Institute.
The Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine moves to Oregon State University and becomes the Linus Pauling Institute.
Inauguration of "The Linus Pauling Institute Prize for Health Research" at the "Diet and Optimum Health" conference in Portland to celebrate the centennial of Linus Pauling's birth; the Ava Helen Pauling Chair is established at the Institute.
The center opens at Oregon State University