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    • 1956 Hungarian Revolution, The
    • Abdication of King Edward VIII
    • Air Corps Act Becomes Law
    • Alaska Becomes the 49th State
    • Aleutian Campaign in WWII, The
    • Allied Beachhead South of Rome
    • Allied Forces Cross the Rhine
    • Allied Invasion of North Africa
    • Allied Siege at Cassino, The
    • Allied Troops Land in Tokyo Bay
    • Allies Enter Naples
    • Allies Invade Sicily
    • Amelia Earhart Flies the Pacific
    • American Forces land on Guam
    • American Legion Organized
    • American Troops Invade Germany
    • American Troops Land on Saipan
    • Andrei Gromyko Stages a Walkout
    • Anti-communist Riots in East Berlin
    • Army Disbands Carrier Pigeon Unit
    • Army-Navy Football
    • Atom Bomb Test at Bikini Atoll
    • Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima
    • Attack on Pearl Harbor
    • Attempt on Life of President Truman
    • Austria Regains Sovereignty
    • Auto Racing Disaster at Le Mans
    • Aviation Speed Record for Women
    • Awarding of the Medal of Honor, The
    • Baseball Inaugurates Hall of Fame
    • Bataan Death March Survivor Honored
    • Battle for Dien Bien Phu, The
    • Battle of Bismarck Sea
    • Battle of Coral Sea
    • Battle of Salerno, The
    • Battle of Stalingrad
    • Battle of the Bulge
    • Beginning of U.S. Coast Guard
    • Belgium Liberated by Allies
    • Berlin in Hands of Soviet Army
    • Birth of Princess Caroline of Monaco, The
    • Bonus March, The
    • Boulder Dam Completed
    • Boy Scout History
    • Braille History
    • Brink’s Robbery in Boston
    • Britain Announces Austerity Program
    • British Military Government Seizes Krupp Works
    • Bruno Hauptman Trial, The
    • Cairo Conference, The
    • Canadian Prime Minster King Retires
    • Caracas Incident During Nixon’s Tour
    • Cardinal Mindszenty Sentenced
    • Castro Enters Havana
    • China’s Bombing of Quemoy
    • Christmas Seals Placed on Sale
    • Christmas Traditions Around the World
    • Churchill Launches V for Victory Campaign
    • Churchill Retires as Prime Minister
    • Cold War Spy Case of Gerhart Eisler, The
    • Colombia Restores Order After Riots
    • Communist Takeover of Nanking, The
    • Communists Seize Czechoslovakia
    • Congress Establishes Yosemite National Park
    • Congressmen Wounded in House Shooting
    • Connie Mack Retires from Baseball
    • Conrad Adenauer Elected West German Chancellor
    • Construction Begins on Holland Tunnel
    • Cornerstone Laid for Statue of Liberty
    • Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II
    • Corporal Dickenson Repatriated
    • Court Martial of Billy Mitchell
    • Cypriot Independence Movement
    • David Lloyd George Retires
    • De Gaulle Offers to Lead France
    • Death of Albert, King of Belgium, The
    • Death of Dowager Queen Mary, The
    • Death of FDR, The
    • Death of King George V, The
    • Dedication of Air Force Academy
    • Dedication of Jefferson Memorial
    • Dedication of St. Lawrence Seaway
    • Dillinger and Capone
    • Dimouts and Blackouts in America during WWII
    • Dionne Quintuplets, The
    • Disaster Strikes Texas City, Texas
    • Discovery of X-Ray Made Public
    • Dominion Day in Canada
    • Don Larsen Pitches Perfect Series Game
    • Doolittle Leads Raid on Japan
    • Drake Oil Well: The World’s First, The
    • Edmund Hillary and the Conquest of Mt. Everest
    • Effect of the Displaced Persons Act, The
    • Egypt Under Nasser
    • Eisenhower Illness Stuns Nation
    • Eisenhower Urges Atoms for Peace
    • Empire State Building Dedicated
    • End of German V-2 Siege
    • End of the Berlin Blockade
    • End of the Tunisian Campaign
    • Evacuation of Dunkirk Completed
    • Exchange Visits of U.S./Russian Farmers
    • Execution of Benito Mussolini
    • FDR Greets Royal Family
    • FDR Years, The
    • Federal Post Office Established
    • Fire in Boston Night Club
    • First Auto to Exceed 200 M.P.H.
    • First Auto to Exceed 300 MPH
    • First Chess Tournament in the U.S.
    • First City-Owned Street Car Operated
    • First Civilian Nuclear Plant Opens in the U.S.
    • First Commercial Helicopter
    • First Day of Summer
    • First Demonstration of Home Television
    • First Eastward Pacific Flight
    • First Giant Panda Arrives in U.S.
    • First Horse Show of National Scope
    • First House Heated by the Sun
    • First Mint Established in U.S.
    • First Reconaissance Flight Into the Eye of Hurricane
    • First Reports of Flying Saucers
    • First Subway Starts Operations
    • First Televised Presidential News Conference, The
    • First Trans-Atlantic Pilotless Plane
    • First Use of Tank in Warfare
    • First Vote for Women of Japan
    • Flight History at Kitty Hawk
    • Flight of the First Rocket Plane
    • Floating Harbors during World War II
    • Floods Rage in Eastern States
    • Ford Motor Leads Automotive Revolution
    • Founding of Rome
    • Founding of the R.A.F.
    • Founding of the WAVES
    • Freedom Train Starts U.S. Tour
    • French Fleet Scuttled at Toulon
    • General Eisenhower Honored
    • General LeMay Made Chief of SAC
    • General Lucius Clay Retires
    • General Mark Clark Retires from Army
    • George VI Dies: Elizabeth Queen
    • George Washington Bridge Opens
    • German Destroyer Graf Spee Scuttled
    • German Invasion of Poland, A
    • German Troops Enter Paris
    • Germany Annexes Sudetenland
    • Germany Surrenders to the Allies
    • Ghana Becomes Independent State
    • Girl Scouts Founded
    • Golden Gate Exposition Opens
    • Grand Coulee Dam Starts Operations
    • Great Northeast Blizzard
    • Gripsholm Repatriates WWII Refugees
    • Groundhog Day
    • Hammarskjold Elected U.N. Secretary General
    • Helen Wills Becomes U.S. Tennis Queen
    • Hindenburg Disaster, The
    • History and Production of Penicillin, The
    • History of Boys Town, A
    • History of the Battleship Wisconsin
    • History of the Eiffel Tower, A
    • History of the New York Stock Exchange, A
    • History of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, A
    • History of the Washington Monument, A
    • Hitler Suppresses Civil Liberties
    • Howard Hughes Flies World Biggest Plane
    • Howard Hughes Makes World Flight
    • Hurricane Hazel Ravages U.S. and Canada
    • Independence Day in Brazil
    • Indianapolis 500, The
    • Irish Free State Established
    • Israel-Jordan Sign Armistice
    • Italian Air Armada Visits Chicago
    • Jackie Robinson Joins Dodgers
    • Jacqueline Cochran Makes Flight History
    • Japanese Attack USS Panay
    • Japanese Fleet Suffers Heavy Defeat
    • Jesse Owens Wins Four Olympic Medals
    • Jockey Willie Shoemaker Sets Record
    • John L. Lewis and the United Mine Workers
    • Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine
    • Kaiser Wilhelm Abdicates
    • Kathy Fiscus Rescue Drama, The
    • Khrushchev and Nixon Debates
    • King Carol of Romania Abdicates
    • King of Siam Visits U.S.
    • Koje Revolt
    • La Guardia Nominated for New York Mayor
    • La Marseillaise is Written
    • Labor Union History
    • Launching of the First Atomic Sub Nautilus, The
    • Liberation of Hong Kong, The
    • Life of Albert Schweitzer, The
    • Lindbergh Flies the Atlantic
    • Liner Andrea Doria Sinks in Collision
    • Liner Normandie Burns at Pier
    • Liner Queen Mary Crosses Atlantic
    • Liner United States Sets Speed Record
    • Litvinov Named Ambassador to U.S.
    • London Blitz, The
    • MacArthur Closes Military Career
    • MacArthur’s Return to the Philippines
    • Madrid Surrenders to Franco’s Forces
    • Major Boyington is Found Alive
    • Marshall Plan, The
    • Massive flooding in Midwest
    • Maureen Connolly, Tennis Star
    • Morro Castle Fire, The
    • Mossadeq Toppled in Iran
    • Munich Conference, The
    • National Industrial Recovery Act Enacted
    • Nehru’s Visit to the U.S.
    • New U.N. Headquarters Opens Its Doors
    • New Year’s Day
    • Normandy Invasion, The
    • North Atlantic Treaty Signed
    • North Sea Storms and Floods
    • Norwegian Saboteurs Defy Occupation
    • Nuremberg Trials, The
    • Office of War Information Established
    • Omar Bradley Named Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff
    • Opening of Brussels Fair
    • Opening of Burma Road
    • Opening of Moscow Conference
    • Opening of New York World’s Fair
    • Opening of Potsdam Conference
    • Opening of the Eisenhower Museum
    • Opening of the Golden Gate Bridge
    • Opening of U.S. Naval Academy
    • Overthrow of President Arbenz in Guatemala, The
    • Panama Declares its Independence
    • Passing of Last Civil War Vet
    • Peron Elected Argentine President
    • Philippine Independence Bill Approved
    • Pope Pius XII Dies
    • Portrait of Abraham Lincoln, A
    • Portrait of Babe Ruth, A
    • Portrait of Charles Evans Hughes, A
    • Portrait of George Washington, A
    • Portrait of Thomas Edison, A
    • Postwar Fashion Trends
    • President-Elect Roosevelt Escapes Assassination
    • Prince Akihito Weds Commoner
    • Princess Elizabeth Weds Prince Philip
    • Profile of Admiral Byrd, A
    • Profile of Albert Einstein, A
    • Profile of Arturo Toscanini, A
    • Profile of Ben Hogan, A
    • Profile of Bobby Jones, A
    • Profile of British General Montgomery, A
    • Profile of Calvin Coolidge, A
    • Profile of Dwight D. Eisenhower, A
    • Profile of Eleanor Roosevelt, A
    • Profile of Frank Lloyd Wright, A
    • Profile of General Francisco Franco, A
    • Profile of General John J. Pershing, A
    • Profile of General Patton, A
    • Profile of George Bernard Shaw, A
    • Profile of George M. Cohan, A
    • Profile of Harry Truman, A
    • Profile of Helen Keller, A
    • Profile of Henry Wallace, A
    • Profile of Herbert Hoover, A
    • Profile of Irving Berlin, A
    • Profile of John D. Rockefeller, A
    • Profile of John Foster Dulles, A
    • Profile of Joseph Stalin, A
    • Profile of Knute Rockne, A
    • Profile of Lou Gehrig, A
    • Profile of Mahatma Gandhi, A
    • Profile of Mao Tse-Tung, A
    • Profile of Marshal Petain, A
    • Profile of Marshal Tito, A
    • Profile of Max Baer, A
    • Profile of New York Mayor Jimmy Walker, A
    • Profile of Pablo Picasso, A
    • Profile of Pope John XXIII, A
    • Profile of Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, A
    • Profile of Sir Anthony Eden, A
    • Profile of Syngman Rhee, A
    • Profile of the USMC, A
    • Profile of Theodore Roosevelt, A
    • Profile of Will Rogers, A
    • Profile of Winston Churchill, A
    • Prohibition Era, The
    • Puerto Rico Made a Commonwealth
    • Pumpkin Papers, The
    • Queen Mother Elizabeth Arrives in N.Y.
    • R.A.F. Raid on Cologne
    • Racehorse Nashua Sold for Record Price
    • Ranger is First Aircraft Carrier
    • Record Channel Swim by Florence Chadwick
    • Record Storms in the West
    • Regular Trans-Atlantic Air Service Begins
    • Return of the Saar to Germany, The
    • Rickenbacker Rescued in the Pacific
    • Riot at Alcatraz
    • Rockefeller’s Son Weds
    • Role of the American Red Cross, The
    • Roosevelt Nominated for Fourth Term
    • Russia Executes Lavrenti Beria
    • Russia Releases German POWs
    • Russia’s Sputnik in Orbit
    • Russians Break Leningrad Siege
    • Salvation Army’s Role in the U.S.
    • Santa Claus School is Opened
    • Signing of the Atlantic Charter
    • Sinking of the Flying Enterprise, The
    • Smog Siege Lifts in Los Angeles
    • Social Security Payments Begin
    • Star Spangled Banner Becomes National Anthem
    • Start of Korean War
    • Submarine Squalus Sinks, The
    • Suez Crisis, The
    • Sukarno Takes over in Indonesia
    • Supreme Court Rules on Sit-Down Strike
    • Surrender of Japan, The
    • Tacoma Bridge Collapse
    • Taft-Hartley Enacted
    • Teacher Reveals Soviet Repression
    • Texas Admitted into the Union
    • Thomas Dewey: Racket Buster
    • Tibetan Rebellion of 1959, The
    • Tokyo War Crimes Trials, The
    • Tom Mooney Pardoned
    • Truman Doctrine Becomes Law
    • Tunisia Gets Independence
    • Tunney, Marciano Win Boxing Titles
    • Turkey Becomes a Republic
    • Typhoons Lash Islands of Japan
    • U-2 Spy Plane Incident, A
    • U.N. Conference Opens at San Francisco
    • U.S. Aids Victims of Southwest Drought
    • U.S. Air Mail Service Begins
    • U.S. Bombers Blast Ploesti Oil Fields
    • U.S. Fleet Home from the Wars
    • U.S. Launches First Earth Satellite
    • U.S. Marines Land on Guadalcanal
    • U.S. Marines Land on Iwo Jima
    • U.S. Military Academy Established
    • United Service Organization Founded
    • Unprecedented Sweep of Tornadoes
    • V-J Day
    • Vatican History
    • Wake Island Falls to Japanese
    • War Brides Arrive in New York
    • West German Army Formed
    • Whirlaway Sets Derby Record
    • Wilkie Presidential Campaign
    • Wilson Declares War Against Germany
    • Wilson Presents League Covenant
    • Women’s Army Corps Established
    • Women’s Coast Guard Created
    • Women’s Unit Attached to Marine Corps
    • World Health Organization is Established, The
    • World War II AEF Lands in Ireland
    • World War II Rationing in the U.S.
    • Wounding of Walter Reuther
    • Wrong Way Corrigan Lands in Dublin
    • Yacht Racing