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2009

Barack Obama first African-American US President (2009)

Illustrated History of
Rock and Roll (1976)
The Rolling Stone
US invades Iraq and Afghanistan (2002)

One Hundred Years


2000

of Solitude (1967)
The Complete Tales and Poems (1932)
Dolly, a sheep, first cloned animal (1997)

From the Teeth of


AIDS virus discovered (1981)

Angels (1993)

Education (1987)
KT Lowe born (1977)

An Incomplete
1975

The Woman Warrior


Sesame Street debuts on television (1969)

Amazing Facts (1979)


American Civil Rights Act passed (1964)

Strange Stories,

(1976)
The Classic Fairy Tales (1973)
(Okakura Tenshin), 1862-1913

Matilda (1988)
The Beatles founded (1956)
1950 Birth of rock and roll (1950)
Chinese Communist government established (1949)

Okakura Kakuzo
World War II (1939-1945)

Atlas Shrugged (1959)

Jonathan Carroll, born 1948


Jim Miller, born 1946

Judy Jones, born 1949


and Plays, 1909-1950 (1964)
The Complete Poems

Understanding (1960)

Maxine Hong Kingston, born 1940


The Importance of
1925 Detroit Red Wings founded (1926)

The Little Prince


19th amendment passed. granting women’s suffrage (1920)

(1943)

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, born 1928


Reader’s Digest, founded 1922
Bolshevik Revolution (1917)
World War I (1914-1918)

Peter Opie, 1918-1982

Iona Opie, born 1923


Roald Dahl, 1916-1990
Ice cream cone invented (1904)
1900
Boxer Rebellion (1898)
First sound recording by an African American (1890)

Ayn Rand, 1905-1982


Edgar Allan Poe, 1809-1849

The Book of Tea (1905)

Antoine de Saint-Exupery, 1900-1944


Lin Yutang, 1895-1976
Aleksandr Pushkin, 1799-1837

TS Eliot, 1888-1965
Thomas Edison invents electrical light bulb (1878)
1875
Meiji Restoration established (1868)
American Civil War (1861-1865)
Darwin’s The Origin of the Species (1859)

Commodore Matthew Perry opens Japan (1852)


1850

First computer, by Charles Babbage (1837)

1825 First photograph taken by Joseph Nicephone Niepce (1826)


Evgenii Onegin

Simon Bolivar liberates Colombia, Venezuela and Ecuador (1819)


(1833)

Death of General “Mad” Anthony Wayne (1815)


1800
1799 Rosetta Stone found (1799)

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