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This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals), two expatriate musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Drummer Mike Gallo ...

Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands: 1690 - 1997  

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...cruisers is sunk by the British off the Falkland Islands Falklands, battle of the (1914) A Dictionary of British History 1 rev First World War 1910s 20th century War Wars since 1900 Latin America South America 1965 1965 The General Assembly of the UN asks Argentina and Britain to enter negotiations on their long-running dispute over the Falklands Falklands War A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1960s 20th century Politics Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles European empires from 1415 British prime ministers - from 1830...

Great Britain - from 1707

Great Britain - from 1707: 1707 - 2011  

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...20th century Science Physics United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe Britain 1911 1911 Ethel Smyth's The March of Women has its premiere at a suffragette event in London's Albert Hall Smyth, Ethel (1858) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music 5 1910s 20th century Performing arts Music United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe Britain 1911 1911 D.H. Lawrence's career as a writer is launched with the publication of his first novel, The White Peacock Lawrence, D. H. (1885–1930) The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature 3 1910s 20th...

United Kingdom - from 1801

United Kingdom - from 1801: 1801 - 2011  

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...20th century Performing arts Music War Great Britain - from 1707 British Isles Europe Britain 1909 1909 Rugby Union acquires new headquarters and a state-of-the-art stadium at Twickenham Twickenham A Dictionary of London Place-Names 2 Edwardian era 1900s 20th century War Sports and games Great Britain - from 1707 British Isles Europe Society Britain 1909 1909 Vaughan Williams first symphony, which he names A Sea Symphony , is first performed at the Leeds Festival Vaughan Williams, Ralph (1872–1958) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 Edwardian era 1900s 20th...

German empire

German empire: 1871 - 1924  

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...War 1900s 20th century War Weapons Germany Empires Wars since 1900 1905 1905 The German commander in east Africa uses famine as a means of ending the Maji-Maji rising Maji-Maji A Dictionary of World History 2 1900s 20th century Politics Conquest and colonization European empires from 1415 European empires in Africa Africa East Africa Europe Empires 1906 1906 In direct response to Britain's new Dreadnought , Germany increases the production of battleships Dreadnought , HMS The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military 1 First World War 1900s 20th century...

European empires in Africa

European empires in Africa: 1415 - 1990  

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...War 1910s 20th century War European empires from 1415 German empire Africa West Africa Europe Empires Wars since 1900 1915 1915 February - British and French forces invade and capture the German colony of Cameroon Cameroon A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 First World War 1910s 20th century War European empires from 1415 German empire Africa Central Africa East Africa Europe Empires Wars since 1900 1915 1915 July - South African troops capture German South West Africa Namibia A Dictionary of World History 2 First World War 1910s 20th century War...

European empires from 1415

European empires from 1415: 1415 - 1997  

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...1900s 20th century Politics Conquest and colonization European empires in Africa German empire Africa East Africa Europe Empires 1906 1906 An international conference at Algeciras effectively gives France informal control of Morocco Algeciras, Conference of (1906) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1900s 20th century Politics Conquest and colonization European empires in Africa French empire Africa North Africa Europe Empires 1906 1906 Istanbul cedes the Sinai Peninsula to British-controlled Egypt Sinai World Encyclopedia 1 Edwardian era 1900s 20th...

French empire

French empire: c. 1630 - 1977  

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...Contemporary World History 3 1950s 20th century War Asia East Asia Southeast Asia Vietnam Empires 1955 1955 An armed uprising in Morocco persuades France to accept the principle of independence for the colony Morocco A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1950s 20th century Politics Conquest and colonization European empires from 1415 European empires in Africa Africa North Africa Europe Empires 1956 1956 French Morocco and Spanish Morocco win independence from the two colonial powers Morocco World Encyclopedia 1 1950s 20th century Politics Conquest and...

Ottoman empire

Ottoman empire: c. 1285 - 1923  

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...World History 3 1900s 20th century Politics Democracy and dissent Turks Muslim empires Asia West Asia Turkey Empires 1908 1908 Prince Ferdinand of Bulgaria declares his country's independence from Ottoman rule and calls himself Tsar Ferdinand I Ferdinand (1861–1948) World Encyclopedia 1 1900s 20th century Politics Dynasties and royalty Turks Muslim empires Europe Empires 1912 1912 A national uprising against Turkish rule in Albania launches a full-scale Balkan war Balkan Wars (1912–13) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1910s 20th century Politics...

British empire

British empire: 1583 - 1997  

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...History 3 1950s 20th century Politics Protest and rebellion European empires from 1415 Europe Greece Empires 1956 1956 The Sudan, declining the opportunity of union with Egypt, opts for independence as a separate state Sudan A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1950s 20th century Politics European empires from 1415 European empires in Africa Africa East Africa Europe Empires 1957 1957 Kwame Nkrumah leads the Gold Coast into independence under a name of historic resonance, Ghana Ghana A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1950s 20th century...

Empires

Empires: 27 BCE - 1999  

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...Literature Europe Greece Italy c. 20 BCE 20 BCE A collection of witty love poems, entitled Amores , brings Ovid an early success Ovid (43 bc – ad 18) World Encyclopedia 1 1st century BCE Latin literature Roman empire Literature Poetry Europe Greece Italy c. 20 BCE 20 BCE Augustus Caesar puts a team of surveyors to work mapping the empire's 50,000 miles of roads, a task which will take them twenty years Augustus (63 bc – ad 14) World Encyclopedia 1 1st century BCE Roman empire Politics Europe Greece Italy c. 20 BCE 20 BCE Roman author Vitruvius writes ...

Muslim empires

Muslim empires: 634 - 1922  

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...World History 3 1900s 20th century Politics Democracy and dissent Turks Ottoman empire Asia West Asia Turkey Empires 1908 1908 Prince Ferdinand of Bulgaria declares his country's independence from Ottoman rule and calls himself Tsar Ferdinand I Ferdinand (1861–1948) World Encyclopedia 1 1900s 20th century Politics Dynasties and royalty Turks Ottoman empire Europe Empires 1912 1912 A national uprising against Turkish rule in Albania launches a full-scale Balkan war Balkan Wars (1912–13) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1910s 20th century Politics...

Portuguese empire

Portuguese empire: 1415 - 1999  

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...World History 3 1950s 20th century Politics War Africa South Africa Empires 1962 1962 Frelimo emerges as a Marxist guerrilla group dedicated to winning independence for Mozambique FRELIMO A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1960s 20th century Politics Communism Protest and rebellion European empires from 1415 European empires in Africa Africa South Africa Europe Empires 1966 1966 UNITA, led by Jonas Savimbi, joins the fight for Angolan independence Angola A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1960s 20th century Politics War European...

Roman empire

Roman empire: 27 BCE - 476  

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...Europe Greece Italy Empires c. 20 BCE 20 BCE A collection of witty love poems, entitled Amores , brings Ovid an early success Ovid (43 bc – ad 18) World Encyclopedia 1 1st century BCE Latin literature Literature Poetry Europe Greece Italy Empires c. 20 BCE 20 BCE Augustus Caesar puts a team of surveyors to work mapping the empire's 50,000 miles of roads, a task which will take them twenty years Augustus (63 bc – ad 14) World Encyclopedia 1 1st century BCE Politics Europe Greece Italy Empires c. 20 BCE 20 BCE Roman author Vitruvius writes De...

Dutch empire

Dutch empire: 1595 - 1975  

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...(1945–49) A Dictionary of World History 2 1940s 20th century Politics Conquest and colonization European empires from 1415 Asia East Asia Southeast Asia Europe Empires 1949 1949 The Dutch concede independence for Indonesia with Achmed Sukarno as president Indonesia A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1940s 20th century Politics Asia East Asia Southeast Asia Empires 1949 1949 Batavia reverts to its original name of Jakarta and becomes the capital of Indonesia Jakarta World Encyclopedia 1 1940s 20th century Politics Conquest and colonization Asia...

American Indians

American Indians: c. 30,000 years ago - 1973  

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...Place-Names 2 1900s 20th century Politics North America United States 1927 1927 Archaeologists, excavating the bison remains at Folsom, find an ancient spear point embedded in the skeleton - first proof of the Folsom culture Folsom Tradition The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology 2 1920s 20th century North America 1929 1929 An American Indian teenager, Ridgely Whiteman, finds the remains of a butchered mammoth near Clovis in New Mexico - first evidence of the Clovis culture Clovis culture A Dictionary of World History 2 1920s 20th century North...

Spanish empire

Spanish empire: 1492 - 1968  

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...selling the Philippines to the USA for a payment of $20 million Paris, Treaty of (1898) The Oxford Companion to American Military History 1 19th century Victorian era Politics War European empires from 1415 US presidents Asia East Asia Southeast Asia Europe Empires Rulers and politicians North America United States 1902 1902 The three-year Philippine-American War is brought to an end, and the Philippines become a US colony Philippine War The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military 1 1900s 20th century War Asia East Asia Japan Empires 1912 1912...

Habsburgs

Habsburgs: c. 1020 - 1908  

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...premiere in Vienna, in the court theatre of Joseph II Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756–91) World Encyclopedia 1 18th century Austrian empire Performing arts Music Opera Austria Empires 1792 1792 France declares war on the Austrian emperor, an event that plunges Europe into more than 20 years of conflict French Revolutionary Wars (1792–1802) World Encyclopedia 1 18th century French Revolutionary Wars Austrian empire War Europe Austria France Empires Wars and Revolutions 1797 1797 Napoleon achieves the peace of Campo Formio, by which Austria cedes the Austrian...

Mesoamerican civilization

Mesoamerican civilization: c. 1500 BCE - 1525  

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...2 16th century Politics Conquest and colonization Exploration European empires from 1415 Spanish empire Europe Society Empires Latin America Central America Mexico 1519 1519 The Spanish conquistador Hernando Cortes lands on the coast of Mexico with 600 men, 16 horses and about 20 guns Cortés, Hernando (1485–1547) A Dictionary of World History 2 16th century Politics Conquest and colonization War European empires from 1415 Spanish empire Europe Empires Latin America Central America Mexico 1519 1519 Cortes and his tiny force capture Montezuma, ruler of the...

Britain 1750-1900

Britain 1750-1900: 1750 - c. 1900  

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...Lyceum Theatre Duncan, Isadora (1877–1927) A Dictionary of Sports Studies 1 19th century Victorian era 1900s 20th century Performing arts Dance Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe Britain 1900 1900 Scottish music-hall artist Harry Lauder makes his first London appearance at Gatti's music hall in Westminster Lauder, Sir Harry MacLennan (1870–1950) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 19th century Victorian era 1900s 20th century Performing arts Theatre Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 Scotland British...

Britain 1500-1750

Britain 1500-1750: 1503 - 1750  

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...to the elector of Hanover, as George I George I (1660–1727) World Encyclopedia 1 18th century Politics Dynasties and royalty Great Britain - from 1707 British Isles British monarchs - from 1066 Europe Rulers and politicians Britain 1714 1714 The British government offers a massive £20,000 prize for a chronometer capable of keeping accurate time at sea chronometer noun Oxford Dictionary of English 3 18th century Technology Inventions and discoveries Great Britain - from 1707 British Isles Europe Britain 1715 1715 A Jacobite uprising in Scotland on behalf of the...

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