World War 1

28 July 1914 - 11 November 1918

World War I (WWI) was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. It was predominantly called the World War or the Great War from its occurrence until the start of World War II in 1939.

The Jazz Age

1918 - 1929

These were the years between the end of WWI and the start of the roaring twenties, ending with the rise of the Great Depression.

End of WW1

11 November 1918 - 12 November 1918

The World War 1 ended on the 11 of November which is now Remembrance Day

Treaty of Versailles

28 June 1919 - 29 June 1919

The Treaty of Versailles was one of the peace treaties at the end of World War I. It ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers.

Great Depression

1925 - 1941

The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression in the decade preceding World War II. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations, but in most countries it started in 1930 and lasted until the late 1930s or middle 1940s. It was the longest, most widespread, and deepest depression of the 20th century.

Invention of the Television

1925 - 2013

John Logie Baird showed a working television system to the public in 1925.

Stock Market Crash

24 October 1929 - 29 October 1929

The Wall Street Crash of 1929 otherwise known as Black Tuesday it started in late October and is the most devastating street crash in the history of the United States.

The Day of Mourning

26 January 1938 - 27 January 1939

The Day of Mourning marks the day when an important National Aboriginal civil rights gathering was held. This event was held in the Australian Hall in Sydney.

Start of WW2

1 September 1939 - 2 September 1939

The World War 2 began on the 1st of September.

Pearl Harbor

December 7 1941 - December 8 1941

On the morning of December 7 1941 the Japanese a surprise air attack on Pearl Harbor which was the U.S Naval Base.

Hiroshima Bombing

6 August 1945 - 9 August 1945

The atomic bombings of the towns of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan were directed by the United States throughout the final periods of World War II in 1945. These two actions signify the only use of nuclear weapons in war to date.

The Invention of the Mobile Phone

1946 - 2013

It was created in 1946 and is still being invented in different ways.

Declaration of Human Rights

10 December 1948 - 11 December 1948

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is a declaration adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 December 1948 at Palais de Chaillot, Paris

Melbourne Olympics

22 November 1956 - 8 December 1956

The 1956 Games were held in Melbourne, Australia. Over 3,000 athletes participated from 67 countries.

United Nations Conventions on the Rights of the Child

2 September 1960 - 3 September 1990

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child is a human rights treaty setting out the civil, political, economic, social, health and cultural rights of children. The Convention defines a child as any human being under the age of eighteen, unless the age of majority is attained earlier under a state's own domestic legislation.

Invention of the Internet

1961 - 2013

The Invention of the Internet was an important date in history. The internet has revolutionized the way people do things today.

Cuban Missile Crisis

16 October 1962 - 28 October 1962

The Cuban Missile Crisis was a time of tension between the Soviet Union, the United States and Cuba during the Cold War. In Russia, it is known as the Caribbean Crisis. Cuba calls it the October Crisis.

Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream…” speech

August 28 1963 - August 29 1963

This speech delivered by Martin Luther on August 28 in 1963 is about him calling for an end to American Racism.

Australian Freedom Rides

1964 - 1965

The Australian Freedom Ride is about a group of students from Sydney University who made an effort to fight racism in Australia.

Crocodile Dundee

25 May 1988 - 26 May 1988

The film opened 25 May 1988 in the United States and Canada.

Fall of the Berlin Wall

9 November 1989 - 10 November 1989

On the 9th of November, 1989, the Border separating Western from Eastern Germany was effectively opened.