Mary Leakey

Events

Mary Leakey's Father Dies

1926

Stock Market Crashes

1929

October

Mary Leakey Starts Attending University of London

1930

Star Spangled Banner Becomes Official

1931

Adolf Hitler Becomes Chancellor of Germany

1933

Mary Leakey worked on her First Archaeological Excavation

1934

Mary Leakey gets Married to Louis Leakey

1936

Franklin Roosevelt Goes For Third Term

1941

Deborah, her Daughter Dies

1943

Mary Leakey finds Africanus Skull

1948

The skull is about 18 million years old.

NATO Started

1949

Korean War Ends

1953

Vietnam War Starts

1955

Mary found "Zinjanthropus"

1959

1.75 million year old fossil.

John F Kennedy is Elected

1960

JFK becomes the youngest president.

Mary Leakey Receives Gold Hubbard Medal

1962

JFK is Assassinated

1963

Mary earned First Honorary Degree

1969

Vietnam War Ends

1975

Mary Leakey Retires

1983