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North America

North America: c. 30,000 years ago - 2011  

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...arts Film United States 1930 1930 Edward G. Robinson gives a chilling portrayal of a gangster loosely based on Al Capone in the film Little Caesar Robinson, Edward G. New Oxford American Dictionary 3 1930s 20th century Performing arts Film United States 1930 1930 Garbo talks' and breaks box office records in her first sound film, Anna Christie , directed by Clarence Brown Garbo, Greta (1905–1990) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 1930s 20th century Performing arts Film United States 1930 1930 In his novel As I Lay Dying William Faulkner follows the...

South Africa (republic)

South Africa (republic): c. 600 BCE - 2008  

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...Africa on the death of J.G. Strijdom Verwoerd, Hendrik Frensch (b. 8 Sept. 1901) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1950s 20th century Politics Africa South Africa 1959 1959 The Transkei becomes the first African homeland, or Bantustan, within South Africa Bantustan A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1950s 20th century Politics Africa South Africa 1960 1960 UK prime minister Harold Macmillan, in Cape Town, warns the white settlers of Africa that 'the wind of change' is blowing through their continent 1960s 20th century Politics Protest...

United States

United States: c. 30,000 years ago - 2011  

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...Companion to the American Musical 1 1930s 20th century Performing arts Film North America 1930 1930 Edward G. Robinson gives a chilling portrayal of a gangster loosely based on Al Capone in the film Little Caesar Robinson, Edward G. New Oxford American Dictionary 3 1930s 20th century Performing arts Film North America 1930 1930 Garbo talks' and breaks box office records in her first sound film, Anna Christie , directed by Clarence Brown Garbo, Greta (1905–1990) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 1930s 20th century Performing arts Film North America...

South Africa

South Africa: c. 15 million years ago - 2010  

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...20th century Politics War Portuguese empire Africa Empires 1957 1957 The FNLA is established, with US support, as a guerrilla group to fight for a non-communist independent Angola Angola A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1950s 20th century Politics War European empires from 1415 European empires in Africa Cold war Africa Europe Empires Wars since 1900 1958 1958 Hendrik Verwoerd becomes prime minister of South Africa on the death of J.G. Strijdom Verwoerd, Hendrik Frensch (b. 8 Sept. 1901) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1950s 20th...

Britain

Britain: c. 800,000 years ago - 2011  

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...3 Edwardian era 1900s 20th century Literature English literature Literature in English Fiction War Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe 1903 1903 Ernest Rutherford and Frederick Soddy identify the phenomenon of radioactive half-life half-life World Encyclopedia 1 Edwardian era 1900s 20th century Science Physics War Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe 1903 1903 British philosopher G.E. Moore publishes Principia Ethica , an attempt to apply logic to ethics Moore, G. E. (1873–1958) The...

British Isles

British Isles: c. 800,000 years ago - 2011  

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...and Frederick Soddy identify the phenomenon of radioactive half-life half-life World Encyclopedia 1 Edwardian era 1900s 20th century Science Physics War Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 Europe Britain 1903 1903 British philosopher G.E. Moore publishes Principia Ethica , an attempt to apply logic to ethics Moore, G. E. (1873–1958) The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English 1 Edwardian era 1900s 20th century Literature English literature Literature in English Philosophy War Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom -...

Europe

Europe: c. 800,000 years ago - 2011  

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...Modern and Contemporary Art 2 1910s 20th century Arts Painting French painting French art France 1910 1910 A republican revolution in Portugal deposes Manuel II, bringing to an end the Braganza dynasty and the Portuguese monarchy Portugal A Dictionary of World History 2 1910s 20th century Politics Dynasties and royalty Portugal 1910 1910 H.G. Wells publishes The History of Mr Polly , a novel about an escape from drab everyday existence Wells, H. G. (1866–1946) The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature 3 1910s 20th century Literature English...

Africa

Africa: c. 15 million years ago - 2011  

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...of Contemporary World History 3 1950s 20th century Politics Conquest and colonization European empires from 1415 European empires in Africa French empire West Africa Europe Empires 1958 1958 Sekou Touré, the first president of Guinea, settles in for twenty-six years of dictatorial rule Touré, Ahmed Sékou (9 Jan. 1922) A Dictionary of Political Biography 1 rev 1950s 20th century Politics Conquest and colonization West Africa 1958 1958 Hendrik Verwoerd becomes prime minister of South Africa on the death of J.G. Strijdom Verwoerd, Hendrik Frensch (b. 8...

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