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1859 On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

1863 Creation of the International Committee of the Red Cross

1865 End of the american civil war

1867 Karl Marx publishes Das Kapital

1872 Claude Monet, impressionism is born

1879 Thomas Edison invents the first commercial light bulb

1884 Scramble for Africa

1897 The construction of the Eiffel Tower begins

1900 Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis (The Interpretation of Dreams)

1900 The parisian metro is inaugurated. Hector Guimard designs the entrance

1901 The first set of Nobel Prizes are awarded

1903 Taking flight with the Wright brothers

1905 Albert Einstein develops his theory of special relativity

1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire

1907 Les demoiselles d´avignon : Picasso's first Cubism painting

1908 The modern car is born : the Ford T

1911 Roald Amundsen reach the South Pole

1912 The Wreck of RMS Titanic

1913 Igor Stravisnsky's Rite of Spring causes a scandal

1914 The Opening of the Panama Canal

1916 The Battle of Verdun during World War I.

1917 The October Revolution, Lenin, the communism

1917 Jazz in New Orleans

1919 the Treaty of Versailles ends the war

1920 Al Capone, prohibition and organized crime

1921 Un perfume for the century : Chanel N° 5

1922 Benito Mussolini walks to Rome

1922 Russia becomes USSR

1922 Discover of Tutankhamen's tomb

1927 Charles Lindbergh flies across the Atlantic

1928 Walt Disney draws Mickey

1929 Black Thursday on Wall Street

1930 Gandhi begins Salt March

1930 Discover of Pluto

1931 The Empire State Building is opened

1931 Colonial Exhibition

1933 Adolf Hitler begins chancellor of Germany

1937 The bombardment of Guernica by german forces kills 1800 people

1938 Mars attacks ! announces Orson Wells

1939 invasion of Poland by the German army

1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor

1942 Planning the final solution, the concentration camps

1944 Allied Expeditionary Force lands in Normandy

1945 Hiroshima atomic mushroom cloud

1946 U.N.O. is created

1947 the transistor contributes to the miniaturization

1948 Foundation of the State of Israel

1949 Mao leads the People's Republic of China

1950 The Beginning of the Korean War

1953 Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay conquer mount Everest

1953 Jim Watson et Francis Crick solves the puzzle of the structure of DNA

1953 For 4 dollars Elvis Presley makes his first record

1955 the first Mac Donald

1957 Launch of the first artificial satellite : Spoutnik

1959 Frank Lloyd Wright designs the Guggenheim Museum

1959 The Dalai Lama leaves Tibet

1961 The soviet Gagarine is the first man in space

1961 Fidel Castro faces US : the Bay of Pigs

1961 Berlin Wall

1962 Four English guys to form a band called Beatles

1963 2001: A Space Odyssey directed by Stanley Kubrick

1965 Vietnam War begins...

1969 Jimmy Hendrix's triumph at Woodstock

1969 An american Neil Armstrong is the first man on the moon

1972 Bloody sunday in Northern Ireland. The begining of the civil war

1973 Kippour war and the first oil crisis

1976 Microsoft and Apple corporations are founded

1977 Charlie Chaplin's death

1978 the oil spill of the tanker Amoco Cadiz

1978 First test tube baby

1978 John Paul II the polish pope

1979 Ayatollah Khomeiny formes the Islamic Republic of Iran

1981 The Columbia shuttle

1983 Discover of AIDS virus

1985 Mikhaïl Gorbatchev General Secretary of the Communist Party in USSR. Glasnost and Perestroika

1986 Nuclear disaster in Chernobyl, USSR

1987 In Gaza PLO launched the first Intifada

1989 The fall of the Berlin wall

1989 The World Wide Web is born

1989 Students protest on Tien An men Square

1990 Nelson Mandela's freedom and relaxation of apartheid laws.

1990 Lech Walesa wins presidental election in Poland

1991 Desert storm in Irak

1992 Bombardment of Sarajevo

1994 800 000 people murdered in the rwanda genocide

1997 Live from mars with Pathfinder robot

1998 The first clone is a sheep : Dolly

1999 6 billion people share the blue planet

2001 September 11 attacks

2002 Euro European Currency

2003 Darfur genocide

2005 Kyoto protocol enters into force

2007 Apple iPhone multimedia smartphone

2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing

2008 World financial crisis

2009 Barack Obama 44th President of the United States

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