History- 20th Century Timeline

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Suffragette Movements

1897 - 1918

20th century started

1900 - 1901

Australian Federation

1901 - 1902

Queen Victoria dies

1901 - 1902

Boer war ends

1902 - 1903

Wright brothers fly first plane

1903 - 1904

Henry Ford founds Ford

1903 - 1904

Theory of Realitivity

1905 - 1906

San Francisco earthquake

1908 - 1909

Perry and Hanson reach North Pole

1909 - 1910

Marie Curie discovers radium

1911 - 1912

Titanic Sunk

1912 - 1913

WW1

1914 - 1918

Archduke Franz Ferdinand assassinated

1914 - 1915

Spanish flu pandemic

1918 - 1919

Mussolini becomes Italian dictator

1922 - 1943

Queen Elizabeth II born

1926 - 1927

Penicillin invented

1928 - 1929

Herbert Hoover president USA

1929 - 1933

Great depression

1929 - 1933

Adolf Hitler takes Germany

1933 - 1934

Dust Bowls

1934 - 1936

Hindenburg destroyed

1937 - 1938

WWII

1939 - 1945

Pearl Harbour

1941 - 1942

Anne Frank

1942 - 1943

Bombs dropped on Japan

1945 - 1946

Personal computers

1946 - 1947

Sri Lanka gains independance

1948 - 1949

First land- rover introduced

1948 - 1949

Communist power in China

1949 - 1950

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Queen Elizabeths coronation

1953 - 1954

Melbourne Olympics

1956 - 1957

Sputnik launched

1957 - 1958

Gillard born in Wales

1961 - 1962

First man in space

1961 - 1962

Vietnam War

1962 - 1975

Internet started

1967 - 1968

Moon landing

1969 - 1970

Microsoft founded

1975 - 1976

Apple founded

1976 - 1977

Princess Diana & Prince Charles married

1981 - 1982

Share market crash

1987 - 1988

Berlin Wall torn down

1989 - 1990

USSR dissolution

1991 - 1992

Sydney hosted olympics

2000 - 2001

New Millenia

2000 - 2001

Al Gore and Bush tie election

2000 - 2001

Twin Towers

2001 - 2002

Bali bombings

2002 - 2003

Iraq war

2003 - 2011

Boxing Day tsunami

2004 - 2005

Melbourne hosted Commonwealth Games

2006 - 2007

Kevin Rudd's apology to the Indigenous

2007 - 2008

Barack Obama first black president

2008 - 2009

Black Saturday

2009 - 2010

GFC

2010 - 2011