History

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Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

1865

Abraham Lincoln was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.

iraq and iran war

1880

During the eight years between Iraq’s formal declaration of war on September 22, 1980, and Iran’s acceptance of a cease-fire with effect on July 20, 1988, at the very least half a million and possibly twice as many troops were killed on both sides, at least half a million became permanent invalids, some 228 billion dollars were directly expended, and more than 400 billion dollars of damage mostly to oil facilities, but also to cities was inflicted, mostly by artillery barrages. Aside from that, the war was inconsequential: having won Iranian recognition of exclusive Iraqi sovereignty over the Shatt-el-Arab River into which the Tigris and Euphrates combine, forming Iraq’s best outlet to the sea, in 1988 Saddam Hussein surrendered that gain when in need of Iran’s neutrality in anticipation of the 1991 Gulf War.

world war 1

1914

World War I, also known as the First World War, or the Great War, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918. More than 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, were mobilised in one of the largest wars in history. Over nine million combatants and seven million civilians died as a result of the war (including the victims of a number of genocides), a casualty rate exacerbated by the belligerents' technological and industrial sophistication, and the tactical stalemate caused by gruelling trench warfare. It was one of the deadliest conflicts in history, and paved the way for major political changes, including revolutions in many of the nations involved.

stock market crash

1929

The Wall Street Crash of 1929, also known as Black Tuesday october 29, the Great Crash, or the Stock Market Crash of 1929, began on October 24, 1929 (Black Thursday), and was the most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United States, when taking into consideration the full extent and duration of ...

the great Depression

1930

The Great Depression was an economic slump in North America, Europe, and other industrialised areas of the world that began in 1929 and lasted until about 1939. It was the longest and most severe depression ever experienced by the industrialised Western world.

world war 2

1939

world war 2 also known as the second war was a massive war that went global as the war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related things that began earlier. It involved the vast majority of the world's nations-including all of the great powers eventually forming two opposing military alliances the Allies and the Axis.

the holocaust

1941

The Holocaust, also referred to as the Shoah, was a genocide in which some six million European Jews were killed by Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany, and the World War II collaborators with the Nazis.

Hiroshima nuclear disaster

1945

The United States dropped nuclear weapons on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, 1945, near the end of World War II. The United States had dropped the bombs with the consent of the United Kingdom as outlined in the Quebec Agreement. The two bombings, which killed at least 129,000 people, remain the only use of nuclear weapons for warfare in history.

korean war

1950

this war started because of the conflict between the democratises republic. north Korea and south Korea started it with 2.5 million people losing their lives. it became international in june 1950 when north Korea invaded south Korea accompanied by soviet union. south Korea combined with the united nations the war ended in july 1953 but there is still a boundary between north and south Korea to this day.

vietnam war

1955

also known as the Second Indochina War, and known in Vietnam as Resistance War Against America, simply the American War, was a war that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was officially fought between North Vietnam and the government of South Vietnam. The North Vietnamese army was supported by the Soviet Union, China and other communist allies and the South Vietnamese army was supported by the United States, South Korea, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies and the war is therefore considered a Cold War-era proxy war.

Assassination of John F. Kennedy

November 22, 1963

on november 22, 1963 John F. Kennedy was assassinated with a fatal shot to the head he had no chance of living, JFK was the 35th of the united states, he was a really great president.

moon landing

1969

in the year of 1969 the first moon landing happened it was a massive step for man kind and it is know as one of the greatest thing to to this date especially because it was man kind to land on the moon, other things have been to space like machines and everything but never man kind until 1969 when Neil armstrong, buzz aldrin and Michael collins made history.

the fall of the berlin wall

1989

The Berlin Wall. The Fall of the Wall. On November 9, 1989, as the Cold War began to thaw across Eastern Europe, the spokesman for East Berlin's Communist Party announced a change in his city's relations with the West. Starting at midnight that day, he said, citizens of the GDR were free to cross the country's borders.

9/11 terrorist attacks

2001

The September 11 attacks (also referred to as September 11, September 11th, or 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda on the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.

The death of Osama bin laden

2nd may 2011

on may 2nd of 2011 terrorist leader Osama bin laden was killed when he was killed in 2011 they were looking for him for a whole year and they finally found him and shot him to death when they shot him he used 2 of his wives as a shield to try and get away.