Entebbe Project

BCE Events

Period of the Patriarchs

1991 BCE

Exodus

1280 BCE

Destruction of the Temple

586 BCE

Antiochus Destroys the Temple

169 BCE

Judah Maccabee Recaptures Jerusalem and Rededicates the Temple

164 BCE

Fall of Masada

73 BCE

Sanhedrin Established in Yavneh

70 BCE

Destruction of the Second Temple

70 BCE

Main

Yehuda Ha-Nasi Dies

220

Permanent Calendar Committed to Writing

359

Rashi Dies

1105

Eretz Yisrael Conquered by the Turks

1516

Mayflower Arrives at Plymouth Rock

1620

Jews Arrive in New Amsterdam (New York)

1654

Congregation Founded in Newport, RI

1658

Declaration of Independence

1776

US Constitution; George Washington Becomes 1st US President

1789

Jews Settle in Chicago

1841

Civil War

1861 - 1865

Beginning of First Aliyah

1882

Jewish Theological Seminary Opens

1888

First Rose Bowl

1902

Model T Car Built by Ford

1908

World War I

1914 - 1918

First Telephone Conversation

1915

British Capture Jerusalem

1917

Women Given the Right to Vote

1920

Hebrew University Opens

1925

Star Spangle Banner Becomes National Anthem

1931

Hitler Becomes Chancellor of Germany

1933

Kristallnacht

1938

Baseball Hall of Fame Opens

1939

World War II

1939 - 1945

Proclamation of the State of Israel

1948

First Color TV Sold

1953

First US Space Satellite Launched

1958

First Observance of Yom Hashoah

1959

John F. Kennedy is Assissinated

1963

Six Day War, Jerusalem Reuntied

1967

MLK Assissinated

1968

OPERATION ENTEBE

1976

Israel and Egypt Sign Peace Agreement

1979

First MLK Day Observed

1986

Yitzchak Rabin is Assissinated

1995

World Trade Center Attacked

2001

Hurricane Katrina

2005

White Sox Win World Series

2005

Senator Barak Obama Elected President

2008

Michael Phelps Wins 8 Gold Medals

2008

Hurricane Sandy

2012