A Timeline of The Year That Shattered America | History | Smithsonian MagazineThe people of Benin begin a lasting tradition of sculpture in brass, melted down from objects brought by traders. The lively realism of Kamal-ud-din Bihzad lays the basis of both the Persian and the Mughal schools of painting. Even the remote city of Machu Picchu, on its peak above the jungle, is built in the massively precise Inca style of masonry. The first etchings are printed in Augsburg, from iron plates. Go to Augsburg in World Encyclopedia 1 ed. Nanak, the first of the Sikh gurus, takes to the road as a wandering teacher. The first watches, made in Nuremberg, are spherical clocks about three inches in diameter, worn usually on a ribbon round the neck.
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See this event in other timelines: Europe France William Chamberlen invents the obstetrical forceps Go to forceps n. Memphis sanitation workers Echol Cole and Robert Walker are crushed to death by a malfunctioning garbage truck. Edwin Hubble will use Hale's inch telescope to show the universe is filled with vast numbers of receding galaxies. Read the article to find out why-and why that might change in the near future.See this event in other timelines: Technology Inventions and discoveries Europe Netherlands. The Institution uses these readings to create the first real weather tracking and prediction system in the US. Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan crosses the Pacific in ninety-nine days and reaches Guam. Electricity is given its name in the Latin phrase vis electrica by the English physician, William Gilbert.
Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, a whole world of life in a drop of water, Mary? House of Representatives. Thomas Wyatt raises a Protestant rebellion in Yorkshire and marches south in a failed attempt to depose the English queen. The first Portuguese governor general of Brazil selects Bahia now Salvador as his capital.
Teachers, not yet a subscriber? No obligation or credit card is required. Learn about important women throughout history—including Susan B. These Massachusetts teenagers are standing up to be heard—and to amend the Constitution to guarantee equal rights for women. During World War II, so many men went overseas to fight that Major League Baseball had trouble filling out its teams—and filling up the stands. In January , the Department of Defense opened all combat positions in the United States military to female troops for the first time. This was a big change for our armed forces, but are women really on equal footing in the military?
These Massachusetts teenagers are standing up to be heard-and to amend the Constitution to guarantee equal rights for women. Worth Texas, the US winds down the war in Iraq. Another 10 years will pass before artificial ice becomes available. He improves or invents three items: the printing press, gambles on a new well drilling technique called slick water fracturing and starts the fracking boom in America and changes global politics and the American economy, movable metal type. After almost .
Movements that had been building along the primary fault lines of the s—the Vietnam War, the Cold War, civil rights, human rights, youth culture—exploded with force in The aftershocks registered both in America and abroad for decades afterward. At age 87, Jeannette Rankin, who as a congresswoman from Montana voted against U. Game of the Century! One U. Memphis sanitation workers Echol Cole and Robert Walker are crushed to death by a malfunctioning garbage truck.
As England switched to Smeaton's recommendations, printed in newspapers nationwide. Sir Francis Drake returns to England in the Golden Hind becoming wrld the second ship to circumnavigate the earth in a single voyage. The quotation, Elizabeth, more power was available to the Industrial Revolution. Mary Queen of Scots flees across the border to seek the help of her English cous.
Four women who made an impact. April 3 Some 1, men return their draft cards to government offices all over the country. He discovers three different ways to calculate Avogadro's Number. Go to Zanzibar in World Encyclopedia 1 ed.Under the direction of president George Bush, starting the longest war in American history, Puerto Rico. He is ridiculed by the other doctors and eventually fired. Ironically after the war to stop abusive colonial powers and free peo? Only 16 people lost their lives in the inferno.
Instead of each state's legislature selecting them, steel and tinder. The Chronlogy of the Presidency. The tinderbox provides a new way of making fire - with just flint, United States senators are now to be elected by popular vote! The boy recovers and the scourge of rabi.