2016-12-06T11:03:50ZAuthor Agatha Christie, known as the Queen of Crime, wrote 82 detective novels, a series of six romance novels, 19 plays, and an autobiography.
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZFrom August 13, 1961 to November 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall separated communist East Berlin from West Berlin. For 28 years, the Berlin Wall was a symbol of the Cold War.
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZAlthough there was much discussion about boycotting the 1936 Olympic Games because they were being held in Nazi Germany, the Olympics were held as scheduled with Jesse Owens being the star athlete.
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2016-12-06T11:03:50ZSince 1927, TIME Magazine has chosen a man, woman, or idea that for better or worse, has most influenced events in the preceding year. View the listing of TIME's picks over the decades.
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZThe 1960 Olympic Games were held in Rome and featured the star athletes Abebe Bikila (who ran and won the marathon while barefoot) and Cassius Clay (better known as Muhammad Ali).
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZA list of those killed during the Columbine Massacre on April 20, 1999.
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZOn the morning of December 7, 1941, Japanese forces attacked the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise attack destroyed much of the United States' fleet, especially the battleships. This collection of pictures of Pearl Harbor includes pictures of planes caught on the ground, battleships burning and sinking, explosions, and bomb damage.
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZSix months after Hitler became Chancellor of Germany, the first German compulsory sterilization law was created. Why did the Nazis do this and who did they sterilize?
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZIn the Sobibor Death Camp, located in Poland, at least 250,000 prisoners were murdered in the 18 months it operated during World War II. Only 48 survived.
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZIn this section of the Holocaust Timeline, follow the path that led from the German's loss of World War I.to the growth of the Nazi Party.
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZIn World War I, many soldiers were forced to fight in trenches, with horrible conditions such as mud, water, blood, gore, rats, artillery, and more.
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZThe short, fascinating life of Eva Peron, the young wife of Argentine president Juan Peron, adored by the masses, intensely disliked by others.
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZHoward Hughes was a businessman, a movie producer, and an aviator; however, he is perhaps best remembered for spending his later years as an eccentric, reclusive billionaire.
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZPictures of concentration camp prisoners who were killed during the Holocaust.
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZDylan Klebold and Eric Harris planted bombs in the Columbine High School cafeteria but when they didn't explode, the two boys went inside and started shooting. Page 2.
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZThe name of Hitler provokes intense emotions. But what if Adolf Hitler had really been named Adolf Schicklgruber? It was closer than you might think.
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZNicholas II was the last czar of Russia. Nicholas' inflexibility and seeming disinterest in his own people, pushed Russia into both a revolution and a civil war.
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZA glossary of significant and key terms related to the Cold War, the hostilities between the Soviet Union and the United States following World War II.
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZOn September 15, 1935, the Nazis announced two new laws that removed citizenship from Jews and forbade them from marrying or having sex with non-Jews.
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZIn 1936, Nazi Germany hosted both the Winter and Summer Olympic Games. Despite Nazi Germany's obvious antisemitism, no country successfully boycotted the Games. Find out more about why the attempts to boycott failed and what happened at the 1936 Olympic Games.
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZA short history of the American Red Cross, the only congressionally mandated organization to provide aid to victims of disaster.
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZThe very first Peanuts comic strip, written by Charles M. Schulz, appeared in seven newspapers on October 2, 1950.
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZAfter being agreed upon at the 1906 Radiotelegraphic Conference, the Morse code went into effect as the international signal for distress on July 1, 1908.
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZAnne Frank and her family went into hiding on July 6, 1942, which was ten days earlier than they had planned.
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZDorothy Dandridge was incredibly beautiful and talented and yet was stunted by the racism of the age she lived in. She became famous after starring in the movie Carmen Jones (1954), earning her the first nomination of an African-American woman for the Best Actress Oscar at the Academy Awards . She appeared in other films but both her personal and professional life went downhill after this and she ultimately died of an overdose at age 42.
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZOn July 18, 1969, a car accident occurred that was to leave one person dead and destroy Ted Kennedy's dream of becoming president.
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZHow much do you really know about the 20th century? Take these history quizzes to test your knowledge of history.
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZOn August 20, 1940, Ramon Mercader slammed a mountaineering ice pick into Leon Trotsky's skull. The following day, Trotsky died of his injuries.
2016-12-06T11:03:50ZAnnotated bibliographies are more than just writing the title and author of the book. Learn how to create a good annotated bibliography.