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A20

A cytoplasmic zinc finger protein (790 aa) that inhibits NFκB activity and TNF-mediated programmed cell death. The expression of the A20 mRNA is upregulated by TNFα. It is a dual function ...

1910s

1910s: 1910 - 1919  

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...1 20th century Exploration Norway Society 1911 1911 The Italian premier, Giovanni Giolitti, introduces reformist legislation including a national insurance act Giolitti, Giovanni (22 Oct. 1842) A Dictionary of Political Biography 1 rev 20th century Politics Social and domestic Europe Italy Society 1911 1911 Bernard Leach discovers his skill and future craft at a raku party in Japan, where each guest is invited to throw a pot Leach, Bernard Howell (1887–1979) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 20th century Arts Decorative arts Asia East Asia Japan 1912 1912 A...

1930s

1930s: 1930 - 1939  

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...1 20th century Commerce and industry Society North America Canada 1930 1930 The Hays Code sets exacting standards of public decency in US movies Hays Code A Dictionary of Media and Communication 1 20th century Performing arts Film North America United States 1930 1930 The opera Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny , by Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht, opens in Leipzig Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny A Dictionary of Opera Characters 2 20th century Performing arts Music Opera Germany 1930 1930 British inventor Frank Whittle takes out a patent for a jet...

Cold war

Cold war: 1944 - 1990  

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...Nov. 1896) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1940s 20th century Politics Communism War Bohemia Czech Republic Wars since 1900 1948 1948 George Marshall, the US secretary of state, launches a plan to distribute aid to sixteen European countries Marshall Plan A Dictionary of World History 2 1940s 20th century Politics War Wars since 1900 North America United States 1948 1948 Tito accepts Marshall Aid from the USA, setting Yugoslavia on the path of non-alignment in the Cold War Yugoslavia A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1940s 20th century...

1920s

1920s: 1922 - 1929  

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...Sigmund (1856–1939) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 20th century Science Medicine Austria 1923 1923 Turkey becomes a republic with Atatürk as president and Ankara as its new capital Turkey A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 20th century Politics Ottoman empire Asia West Asia Turkey Europe Empires 1923 1923 Adolf Hitler, launching a putsch in a Munich beer cellar, announces the birth of a new national government Munich ‘beer-hall’ putsch (8 November 1923) A Dictionary of World History 2 20th century Politics Protest and rebellion Germany 1923...

1950s

1950s: 1950 - 1959  

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...to a five-year prison sentence, after being convicted of perjury in a second trial Alger Hiss Trials A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 20th century North America United States 1950 1950 French dramatist Eugène Ionesco's play The Bald Prima Donna launches the Theatre of the Absurd Absurd, Theatre of the The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature 3 20th century Performing arts Theatre Literature French literature Drama Europe France 1950 1950 In response to the Soviet atom bomb, President Truman announces a crash programme to develop a...

1990s

1990s: 1990 - 1999  

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...cave in southern France France A Dictionary of World History 2 20th century Arts Painting French painting Science French art Europe France 1994 1994 Russian troops enter Chechnya to crush the armed separatist movement Chechnya A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 20th century Politics Protest and rebellion Europe Russia 1995 1995 Sithole is arrested, on a charge of plotting to assassinate Mugabe, in a move widely seen as a way of keeping him out of the 1996 presidential election Zimbabwe A Dictionary of World History 2 20th century Politics Zimbabwe...

1940s

1940s: 1940 - 1949  

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...1 Second World War 20th century War Europe Russia Wars since 1900 1941 1941 September - de Gaulle forms in London the French National Committee, a government in exile in London for the Free French Free French, the A Dictionary of World History 2 Second World War 20th century Politics War Europe France Wars since 1900 1941 1941 September 8 - a week or two after reaching Leningrad a Germany army establishes a siege that will last 900 days Leningrad, Siege of (1941–4) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 Second World War 20th century War Europe...

Communism

Communism: 1800 - 1991  

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...('minority') after a split at the party's Second Congress Bolsheviks A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1900s 20th century Politics Democracy and dissent Europe Russia 1905 1905 The first soviet ("council") of workers is set up in St Petersburg, introducing a word of great significance in Russian Communist history Soviet A Dictionary of World History 2 1900s 20th century Politics Protest and rebellion Commerce and industry Europe Russia Society 1912 1912 At a conference in Prague Lenin forms the Bolsheviks into a separate political party...

1960s

1960s: 1960 - 1969  

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...States 1967 1967 A coup in Greece brings in an incompetent and repressive military junta that becomes known as the 'Greek colonels' Greek colonels A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 20th century Politics Europe Greece 1967 1967 Luis Buñuel directs Catherine Deneuve in Belle de Jour , a film about a bored housewife who takes a day job as a prostitute Buñuel, Luis (1900–1983) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 20th century Performing arts Film Europe Spain 1967 1967 A Bigger Splash , by English painter David Hockney, casts a new light on sunlit...

First World War

First World War: c. 1895 - 1921  

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...20 - a Germany army reaches and enters the Belgian capital, Brussels Belgium A Dictionary of World History 2 1910s 20th century War Europe Belgium Wars since 1900 1914 1914 August 23 Japan, with her own local agenda in the far east, declares war on Germany Japan A Dictionary of World History 2 1910s 20th century War Asia East Asia Japan Wars since 1900 1914 1914 August 23 - the British Expeditionary Force fights a rearguard action to escape encirclement by the Germans at Mons British Expeditionary Force A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1910s 20th...

Film

Film: 1900 - 2006  

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...America United States 1971 1971 Duel , about a motorist terrorized by a truck driver, launches Stephen Spielberg's career as a film director in Hollywood Spielberg, Steven (1947– ) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 1970s 20th century Performing arts North America United States 1971 1971 Stanley Kubrick directs Malcolm McDowell in a film of Anthony Burgess's novel A Clockwork Orange Clockwork Orange, A The Oxford Companion to English Literature 7 1970s 20th century Performing arts North America United States 1972 1972 Bernardo Bertolucci directs Marlon Brando...

1900s

1900s: 1900 - 1909  

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...a journey lasting three years in a 70-ft fishing boat Amundsen, Roald (1872–1928) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 20th century Exploration Society North America Canada 1906 1906 The German neuropathologist Alois Alzheimer identifies physical symptoms in the brain of a dead woman who had presenile dementia Alzheimer's disease A Dictionary of Public Health 1 20th century Science Medicine Germany 1906 1906 President Roosevelt wins a Nobel Peace Prize for his mediation between Russia and Japan Portsmouth, Treaty of (1905) A Dictionary of World History 2 20th...

Second World War

Second World War: 1933 - 1955  

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...National Committee, a government in exile in London for the Free French Free French, the A Dictionary of World History 2 1940s 20th century Politics War Europe France Wars since 1900 1941 1941 September 8 - a week or two after reaching Leningrad a Germany army establishes a siege that will last 900 days Leningrad, Siege of (1941–4) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1940s 20th century War Europe Russia Wars since 1900 1941 1941 September 16 - with British and Russian support, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi succeeds his deposed father as shah of Iran Pahlavi,...

Edwardian era

Edwardian era: 1901 - 1910  

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...publishes Kipps: the story of a simple soul , a comic novel about a bumbling draper's assistant Kipps The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English 1 1900s 20th century Literature English literature Literature in English Fiction War Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe Britain 1905 1905 Hitler moves to Vienna, hoping to be a painter, but is twice rejected as a student by the Academy of Fine Arts Hitler, Adolf (1889–1945) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 1900s 20th century War Europe Austria 1905...

1970s

1970s: 1970 - 1979  

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...earth Salyut A Dictionary of Space Exploration 3 20th century Science Astronomy and space Europe Russia 1971 1971 The 19-year-old Jean Claude Duvalier, succeeding his father as president of Haiti, becomes known as Baby Doc Duvalier, Jean‐Claude (b. 3 July 1951) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 20th century Politics Latin America Caribbean 1971 1971 Duel , about a motorist terrorized by a truck driver, launches Stephen Spielberg's career as a film director in Hollywood Spielberg, Steven (1947– ) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 20th century...

Performing arts

Performing arts: c. 2800 BCE - 2009  

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...Companion to Music 1 rev 1970s 20th century Music Asia South Asia India (the subcontinent) India (republic) 1971 1971 Duel , about a motorist terrorized by a truck driver, launches Stephen Spielberg's career as a film director in Hollywood Spielberg, Steven (1947– ) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 1970s 20th century Film North America United States 1971 1971 Stanley Kubrick directs Malcolm McDowell in a film of Anthony Burgess's novel A Clockwork Orange Clockwork Orange, A The Oxford Companion to English Literature 7 1970s 20th century Film North America...

Wars since 1900

Wars since 1900: c. 1895 - 1990  

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...History 1 1940s Second World War 20th century War Europe Russia 1941 1941 September - de Gaulle forms in London the French National Committee, a government in exile in London for the Free French Free French, the A Dictionary of World History 2 1940s Second World War 20th century Politics War Europe France 1941 1941 September 8 - a week or two after reaching Leningrad a Germany army establishes a siege that will last 900 days Leningrad, Siege of (1941–4) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1940s Second World War 20th century War Europe Russia 1941...

1980s

1980s: 1980 - 1989  

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...(1949– ) A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art 2 20th century Arts Sculpture British art Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe Britain 1986 1986 Western nations finally impose sanctions on South Africa in response to apartheid South Africa A Dictionary of World History 2 20th century Politics Africa South Africa South Africa (republic) 1986 1986 A Soviet nuclear power station explodes at Chernobyl, scattering radioactive material over a wide area Chernobyl A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 20th century...

Germany

Germany: c. 35,000 years ago - 2005  

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...War 1910s 20th century Politics War Europe Poland Wars since 1900 1920 1920 A right-wing military putsch seizes power for a few days in Berlin Kapp Putsch A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 20th century Politics Protest and rebellion 1920 1920 A plebiscite in Schleswig establishes the border between Denmark and Germany Schleswig–Holstein A Dictionary of World History 2 20th century Politics Democracy and dissent Europe Denmark 1920 1920 A Communist uprising in the Ruhr is suppressed with difficulty by the German army Spartakist Movement A Dictionary...

Vietnam

Vietnam: 207 BCE - 2003  

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...an independent republic Vietnam A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1950s 20th century Politics Asia East Asia Southeast Asia 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 Rulers and politicians Wars since 1900 1964 1964 A reported incident in the Gulf of Tonkin triggers US intervention against North Vietnam, in a significant step towards the Vietnam...

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