AP Human Geography Timeline

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10s

Polio Panic (1916)

Approx. 1916

The Pandemic of 1918 (1918)

Approx. 1918

20s

Irish Free State Treaty Signed (1921)

12/06/1921

Charles Lindberg Transatlantic Flight (1927)

5/20/1927

30s

Hindenburg (1937)

5/6/1937

40s

London Blitz (1940-1941)

9/7/1940 - 5/21/1941

Pearl Harbor Attacked (1941)

12/7/1941

Atomic Bomb (1945)

8/6/1945

Arab Israeli Conflict, Land Division (1948)

5/14/1948

Berlin Airlift (1948)

6/14/1948

Communism In China (1949)

10/1/1949

50s

Korean War (1950)

6/25/1950

French Surrender at Dien Bien Phu (1954)

5/7/1954

Brown vs. Board Of Education (1954)

5/17/1954

Suez Canal Conflict (1956)

7/25/1956

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60s

Yuri Garigan First Man In Space (1961)

4/12/1961

Berlin Wall Seals Iron Curtain (1961)

8/12/1961

The Cuban Missile Crisis (1962)

10/1962

Dr. King's Speech (1963)

10/28/1963

President Kennedy Assassinated (1963)

11/22/1963

Six Day War (1967)

6/5/1967 - 6/10/1967

Man on Moon (1969)

7/21/1969

70s

Bloody Sunday (1972)

1/30/1972

1972 Munich Olympics (1972)

9/5/1972

Oil Crisis of 1973 (1973)

1973

President Nixon Resignation (1974)

8/9/1974

Khomeini Returns From Exile to Lead Iran (1979)

2/1/1979

Lord Mountbatten Assassinated by IRA (1979)

8/27/1979

Iran Hostage Crisis (1979-1981)

11/4/1979 - 1/20/1981

80s

Anwar El Sadat Assassination (1981)

10/6/1981

British Task Force Sent to Falklands (1982)

4/3/1982

Ethiopian Famine (1984-Present)

10/23/1984

Challenger Explodes (1986)

1/28/1986

Chernobyl (1986)

4/27/1986

Lockerbie Pan-Am Jet Explosion (1989)

12/21/1988

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill (1989)

3/24/1989

Tiananmen Square Uprising (1989)

6/4/1989

Berlin Wall Comes Down (1989)

11/9/1989

90s

Nelson Mandela Released From Prison (1990)

2/7/1990

Iraq Invades Kuwait (1990)

8/2/1990

The Chunnel (1994)

5/6/1994

Dolly The Sheep (1996)

7/5/1996

Mother Teresa Dies (1997)

9/5/1997

Clinton Impeachment (1999)

2/12/1999

2000s

September 11th (2001)

9/11/2001

The Darfur Genocide (2003-Present)

2/2003

Beslan School Siege (2004)

9/1/2004