1923-2013

world events

events

Great Kanto Earthquake kills 105,000 people in Japan

1923

Clyde Tombough Discovers Pluto

1930

Adolf Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany

1933

Nazi invasion of Poland triggers the beginning of WW2

1939

Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdon

1940

D-Day landing

1944

Atomic bomb dropped, end of WW2

1945

Division of North and South Korea

1948

Supereme court of the United States Decides Brown vs. The Board of Education

1954

NASA is created

1958

Martin Luther King Jr. delivers "I Have A Dream"

1963

Summer of Love

1967

First Man on the Moon

1969

First Home Computer

1977

Implementation of China's Once Child Policy

1979

Hama massacre in Syria leads to more than 10,000 deaths

1982

Fall of the Berlin Wall

1989

End of the Gulf War

1991

9/11 attack, Afghan War begins

2001

First Black President of the U.S

2008

Iraq War Ends

2011