Todd Tomasko - History 2312 - Timeline 3 - Spring 2013
Mussolini's march on Rome
King Vittorio Emmanuel III asks Mussolini to form a new government as prime minister.
Treaty between Pope Pius XI and Mussolini
Adolf Hitler Appointed Chancellor of Germany
Two bombs dropped. One on Hiroshima and one on Nagasaki
Official records indicate the first American KIA was on June 8, 1956.
Officially war ends with the fall of Saigon. The main U.S. military combat forces were reported to be in country from 1965-1973 however we did have a smaller number of key troops long before this date and there right up to the last minute in 1975.
Orville Wright flew the Flyer for 12 seconds over 120 feet of ground
Ray Tomlinson invents e-mail for sending messages between
Martin Cooper at Motorola invents the first portable, wireless or "cellular" telephone
Ed Roberts invents the first personal computer, the Altair 8800
Founder and developer of Microsoft PC Operating System
Paul Mockapetris invents the Domain Name System for the Internet to classify Internet addresses through extensions such as .com
Alec Jeffreys in Britain invents the DNA fingerprint that can identify an individual
50 to 100 million dead worldwide
Final Toll approx. 15 Million dead
Egyptian president Sadat is assassinated by Islamic radicals for making peace with Israel
The Berlin wall falls and most communist governments of Eastern Europe fall, thus ending the Cold War
The Soviet Union launches the MIR space station