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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 ...

Communism

Communism: 1800 - 1991  

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...1 19th century 1900s 20th century Politics Democracy and dissent Europe Russia 1902 1902 In his pamphlet What is to be done? Lenin argues for early action to promote revolution Lenin, Vladimir Ilich (1870–1924) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 1900s 20th century Politics Democracy and dissent Europe Russia 1903 1903 Lenin's supporters become known as the Bolsheviks ('majority') as opposed to the Mensheviks ('minority') after a split at the party's Second Congress Bolsheviks A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1900s 20th century Politics...

Terrorism and assassination

Terrorism and assassination: 133 BCE - 2011  

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...19th century 1900s 20th century Politics Dynasties and royalty Europe Italy 1901 1901 President McKinley is assassinated by an anarchist when visiting the Pan-American exhibition in Buffalo McKinley, William (b. 29 Jan. 1843) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1900s 20th century Politics US presidents Rulers and politicians North America United States 1908 1908 The king of Portugal, Carlos I, and his heir, Luis Filipe, are shot as they ride in an open carriage in Lisbon Portugal A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1900s 20th century Politics...

Democracy and dissent

Democracy and dissent: 508 BCE - 2011  

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...of Political Biography 1 rev 1910s 20th century Politics Europe Italy 1919 1919 Adolf Hitler joins the tiny German Workers' party, the members of which share his own virulent anti-Semitism Hitler, Adolf (b. 20 Apr. 1889) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1910s 20th century Politics Germany 1919 1919 Nancy Astor, as MP for Plymouth, becomes the first woman to take her seat in Britain's House of Commons Astor, Nancy Witcher Langhorne,Viscountess (1879–1964) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 1910s 20th century Politics Great Britain - from...

Persecution and repression

Persecution and repression: 213 BCE - 2011  

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...3 1910s 20th century Politics Europe Italy 1921 1921 With massive force, and huge casualties, Lenin puts an end to a naval mutiny at Kronstadt Kronstadt Mutiny (1921) A Dictionary of World History 2 20th century Politics Communism Europe Russia 1921 1921 Some 50,000 peasants are herded into Russia's first concentration camps gulag World Encyclopedia 1 20th century Politics Europe Russia 1921 1921 Italian immigrant anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti are convicted of murder in a US trial flawed by prejudice Sacco–Vanzetti Case A Dictionary of World History 2 20th...

US presidents

US presidents: 1775 - 2011  

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...3 1960s 20th century Politics Rulers and politicians North America United States 1960 1960 The Vietcong, or NLF, is formed as a guerrilla force to liberate South Vietnam from the US-backed government Vietcong A Dictionary of World History 2 1960s 20th century Communism War Cold war Asia East Asia Southeast Asia Vietnam Rulers and politicians Wars since 1900 1961 1961 President Kennedy appoints his younger brother Robert to the position of US attorney-general Kennedy, Robert Francis (b. 20 Nov) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1960s 20th century...

Politics

Politics: c. 3100 BCE - 2011  

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...War 20th century Persecution and repression War Europe France Wars since 1900 1944 1944 July 20 - Adolf Hitler narrowly escapes death from a bomb placed by Claus von Stauffenberg Stauffenberg, Claus, Graf Schenk von (1907–1944) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 1940s Second World War 20th century Terrorism and assassination War Germany Wars since 1900 1944 1944 from July - more than 5000 Germans, among them Rommel, die because of the Stauffenberg plot July Plot (20 July 1944) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1940s Second World War 20th...

British prime ministers - from 1830

British prime ministers - from 1830: 1830 - 2010  

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...1940s Second World War 20th century Politics War Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe Rulers and politicians Wars since 1900 Britain 1940 1940 June 26 - the British government gives recognition to Charles de Gaulle as official leader of the Free French Free French A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1940s Second World War 20th century Politics War Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe France Rulers and politicians Wars since 1900 Britain 1940 1940 August 20 - Churchill says of the...

Rulers and politicians

Rulers and politicians: 1066 - 2011  

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...History 3 1960s 20th century Politics US presidents North America United States 1960 1960 The Vietcong, or NLF, is formed as a guerrilla force to liberate South Vietnam from the US-backed government Vietcong A Dictionary of World History 2 1960s 20th century Communism War US presidents Cold war Asia East Asia Southeast Asia Vietnam Wars since 1900 1961 1961 President Kennedy appoints his younger brother Robert to the position of US attorney-general Kennedy, Robert Francis (b. 20 Nov) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1960s 20th century Politics...

Protest and rebellion

Protest and rebellion: c. 650 BCE - 2011  

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...Biography 1 rev 1940s 20th century Politics Latin America Central America 1944 1944 from July - more than 5000 Germans, among them Rommel, die because of the Stauffenberg plot July Plot (20 July 1944) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1940s Second World War 20th century Politics War Germany Wars since 1900 1945 1945 Demonstrations in Algeria spark off an uprising against French rule, which is put down with the loss of perhaps 10,000 Muslim lives Parti du Peuple Algérien The Oxford Dictionary of Islam 1 1940s 20th century Politics European...

Conquest and colonization

Conquest and colonization: c. 1520 BCE - 2005  

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...era 1900s 20th century Politics British empire European empires from 1415 European empires in Africa Africa South Africa South Africa (republic) Europe Empires 1900 1900 Puerto Ricans are granted limited democracy in a bill of rights introduced after two years of US military occupation Puerto Rico World Encyclopedia 1 19th century 1900s 20th century Politics Latin America Caribbean 1900 1900 Hostility to foreign intrusion erupts in China with the Boxer Rising Boxer Rising (1899–1900) A Dictionary of World History 2 19th century 1900s 20th century...

Dynasties and royalty

Dynasties and royalty: c. 3100 BCE - 2011  

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...Syria Faisal I (b. 20 May 1883) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 20th century Politics Asia West Asia Lebanon and Syria 1920 1920 French intervention in Syria forces Faisal off the throne and out of the country Faisal I (b. 20 May 1883) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 20th century Politics Asia West Asia Lebanon and Syria 1921 1921 Abdullah ibn Hussein, of the Hashemite family, becomes emir of the new province of Transjordan Abdullah ibn Hussein (b. 1880) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 20th century Politics Asia...

British monarchs - from 1066

British monarchs - from 1066: 1066 - 2002  

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...on the Isle of Wight, after 63 years on the throne Victoria (1819–1901) World Encyclopedia 1 Victorian era 1900s 20th century Politics Dynasties and royalty Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe Rulers and politicians Britain 1901 1901 Edward VII is already 59 when he succeeds his mother, Victoria, as Britain's monarch Edward VII (1841–1910) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 Edwardian era Victorian era 1900s 20th century Politics Dynasties and royalty War Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles...

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