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1950s

1950s: 1950 - 1959  

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...1953 Black American Malcolm Little, who has joined the Nation of Islam while in prison, adopts the surname X to symbolize his rejection of his slave name Malcolm X (1925–1965) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 20th century Politics Religion Islam North America United States 1953 1953 Jomo Kenyatta, charged with having organized the Mau Mau uprising in Kenya, is sentenced to seven years in prison Kenyatta, Jomo (1894?–1978) Encyclopedia of Africa 1 20th century Politics Protest and rebellion British empire European empires from 1415 European empires in...

1910s

1910s: 1910 - 1919  

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...World Encyclopedia 1 20th century Politics Europe Spain 1913 1913 The Woolworth Building opens in New York as the world's tallest skyscraper, a distinction it retains until 1930 Woolworth, Frank Winfield (1852–1919) The Encyclopedia of the History of American Management 1 20th century Architecture American architecture North America United States 1913 1913 Lawrence Bragg and his father, William, together develop X-ray crystallography, based on the diffraction patterns of crystals X-ray crystallography A Dictionary of Physics 6 20th century Science Physics...

1960s

1960s: 1960 - 1969  

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...Europe Empires 1965 1965 Black activist and convert to Islam Malcolm X is assassinated when giving a speech in the Audubon Ballroom in New York Malcolm X (1925–1965) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 20th century Politics Terrorism and assassination Religion Islam North America United States 1965 1965 George Grant publishes an influential political tract, Lament for a Nation: The Defeat of Canadian Nationalism Grant, George (1919–88) The Oxford Companion to Canadian History 1 20th century Politics North America Canada 1965 1965 The Vietnam War enters a...

1900s

1900s: 1900 - 1909  

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...film company cinema World Encyclopedia 1 20th century Performing arts Film North America United States 1903 1903 Giuseppe Sarto is elected pope and takes the name Pius X Pius X, St (1835–1914) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church 2 rev 20th century Religion Christianity Papacy Europe Italy 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 20th century Literature English literature...

Great Britain - from 1707

Great Britain - from 1707: 1707 - 2011  

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...Age of the Earth , offering evidence that the planet is at least 1.6 billion years old Holmes, Arthur (1890–1965) A Dictionary of Scientists 1 1910s 20th century Science United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe Britain 1913 1913 Lawrence Bragg and his father, William, together develop X-ray crystallography, based on the diffraction patterns of crystals X-ray crystallography A Dictionary of Physics 6 1910s 20th century Science Physics United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe Britain 1913 1913 The Morris company launches the Morris Oxford, later...

United Kingdom - from 1801

United Kingdom - from 1801: 1801 - 2011  

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...Age of the Earth , offering evidence that the planet is at least 1.6 billion years old Holmes, Arthur (1890–1965) A Dictionary of Scientists 1 1910s 20th century Science Great Britain - from 1707 British Isles Europe Britain 1913 1913 Lawrence Bragg and his father, William, together develop X-ray crystallography, based on the diffraction patterns of crystals X-ray crystallography A Dictionary of Physics 6 1910s 20th century Science Physics Great Britain - from 1707 British Isles Europe Britain 1913 1913 The Morris company launches the Morris Oxford, later known...

19th century

19th century: 1800 - 1900  

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...composer Gioacchino Rossini moves to Paris, where he becomes director of the Théatre Italien Rossini, Gioacchino Antonio Oxford Dictionary of English 3 Performing arts Music Opera Europe France Italy 1824 1824 The reactionary Charles X succeeds to the throne of France on the death of his brother Louis XVIII Charles X (1757–1836) World Encyclopedia 1 Politics Dynasties and royalty Europe France 1824 1824 Leading only one half of the ruling Republican party, John Quincy Adams wins the US presidential election Adams, John Quincy (1767–1848) World...

20th century

20th century: 1900 - 1999  

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...1903 1903 Edwin S. Porter directs The Great Train Robbery , providing a big commercial success for Thomas Edison's film company cinema World Encyclopedia 1 1900s Performing arts Film North America United States 1903 1903 Giuseppe Sarto is elected pope and takes the name Pius X Pius X, St (1835–1914) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church 2 rev 1900s Religion Christianity Papacy Europe Italy 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...

16th century

16th century: c. 1500 - 1600  

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...Europe Sweden c. 1520 1520 Mannerism develops in Italy in the work of the painters Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino Mannerism The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms 2 Renaissance Italian Renaissance Arts Painting Italian painting Italian art Europe Italy 1521 1521 Pope Leo X excommunicates Martin Luther after he has refused to recant Luther, Martin (1483–1546) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church 2 rev Renaissance Italian Renaissance Reformation Politics Persecution and repression Protest and rebellion Religion Christianity Papacy...

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