100 Years In 10 Minutes (1911 – 2011 In 10 Minutes)

100 Years In 10 Minutes (1911 – 2011 In 10 Minutes)


A 10 minute video compilation of the major events that have occurred over the last 100 years, from World War 1 to the Fukushima nuclear meltdown.12/14/1911 Roald Amundsen reaches the South Pole
4/14/1912 The Sinking of the Titanic
1913 Ford introduces the first moving assembly line.
6/28/1914 The beginning of World War 1. Assassination in Sarajevo
4/25/1915 First use of poison gas
2/16/1920 Battle of Verdun
11/7/1917 October Revolution in Russia
11/11/1918 End of World War 1
11/9/1918 Weimar Republic is proclaimed
1/5 – 1/10 1919 Spanish Influenza on its climax
1/16/1920 Haiyuan earthquake.
11/9/1921 Albert Einstein is awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics
10/27/1922 Mussolini’s March On Rome
1923 Hyperinflation in Germany
1/21/1924 Lenin Dies
1/1925-2/1925 Serum run to Nome (Balto)
1926 Al Capone on the climax of his power
5/20/1927 Charles Lindberch’s flight to Paris
11/18/1928 Premiere of Steamboat Willie
10/29/1929 Wall Street Crash of 1929 Black Thursday
3/12/1930 Ghandi’s Salt March
6/30/1930 First Soccer World Cup in Uruguay
5/1/1931 Opening of the Empire State Building
1932 End if Weimar Republic
1/30/1933 Inaugration of Adolf Hitler
10/27/1934 Mao Zedong’s “Long March”
9/15/1935 Nuremberg racial laws
6/1936 – 4/1939 Spanish Civil War
5/6/1937 Hindenberg disaster
3/12/1938 Annexation of Austria
9/1/1939 Beginning of World War 2
6/14/1940 Occupation of Paris
1940 Hitler on the Climax of his Power
6/22/1941 Germany invades the Soviet Union
12/7/1941 Attack on Pearl Harbor
9/13/1942 – 2/2/1943 Battle of Stalingrad
2/13/1943 “Wollt ihr den totalen Krieg?” The Sportpalast speech or total war speech was a speech delivered by Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels.
6/6/1944 D-Day Operation overlord
5/8/1945 VE day. World War II end’s in Europe
8/6/1945 – 8/9/1945 Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
11/20/1945 Nuremberg Trials
8/15/1947 Independence of India
6/24/1948 Blockade of Berlin
10/1/1949 Mao Zedong announces the People’s Republic of China
6/25/1950 – 7/27/1953 Korea War
1951 Increasing suffering of the Korean Population
10/31/1952 First explosion of the Hydrogen bomb
6/17/1953 Workers Uprising in East Germany
7/4/1954 West Germany Wins FIFA World cup “Miracle of Berlin”
5/14/1955 Foundation of the Warsaw Pact
10/29/1956 – 3/1957 Suez Crisis
10/4/1957 Russia Launches Sputnik
10/19/1958 Beginning of the Great Chinese Famine
1/1/1959 Victory of the Cuban Revolution
1960 Mohammad Ali: Gold in Rome
8/13/1961 Construction of the Berlin Wall
10/27/1961 Confrontation at Checkpoint Charlie
10/14/1962 Cuban Missile Crisis
6/26/1963 “Ich bin ein Berliner” – Kennedy’s “I am a Berliner” speech
11/22/1963 JFK Assassinated
8/2/1964 First American bombing in Vietnam
1965 Expansion of Vietnam War with Use of Ground Forces
6/5/1967 Israel’s Six Day War with Egypt
1/30/1968 – 9/23/1968 Tet Offensive
7/20/1969 First Moon Landing
4/1970 Invasion in Cambodia
4/29/1970 Warsaw Genuflecion
10/14/1971 Foundation of Greenpeace
9/05/1972 Munich Massacre
10/6/1973 – 10/26/1973 Yom Kippur War
8/8/1974 Watergate scandal
4/17/1975 Khmer Rouge rake Phnom Penh
4/30/1975 End of Vietnam War
6/16/1976 Soweto Riots in South Africa
3/27/1977 Tenerife disaster. Deadliest accident in aviation history
10/16/1978 Pope John Pual II succeeds John Paul I
9/8/1979 “Black Friday” Climax of the Islamic Revolution
5/18/1980 Eruption of Mount St. Helens
3/30/1981 Ronald Reagan is shot in the chest.
4/2/1982 – 6/20/1982 Falklands War
4/18/1983 U.S. Embassy bombing in Beirut
12/3/1984 Bhopal disaster in India
3/11/1985 Michael Gorbachev becomes General Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party
1/28/1986 Challenger disaster
4/26/1986 Chernobyl disaster
6/12/1987 Reagan’s “Tear down this wall” speech
12/21/1988 Lockerbie bombing
11/9/1989 Fall of the Berlin Wall
10/3/1990 German Reunification
8/2/1990 – 5/5/1991 Operation Desert Storm George Bush Sr Launches The First Invasion Of Iraq
4/1/1992 – 12/14/1995 Bosian War
10/3/1993 Battle of Mogadishu
4/6/1994 – 7/15/1994 Genocide in Rwanda
4/19/1995 Bombing of the Murrah Building in Oklahoma City
1/21/1996 Last French Atomic Bomb Test
7/4/1997 Mars-Rover lands on Mars
8/1998 Bill Clinton Monica Lewinsky scandal
5/3/1999 Oklahoma Tornado Outbreak
1/1/2000 Millenium New Year’s
9/11/2001 September 11 Attacks
1/1/2002 Euro notes are issued in Europe
3/20/2003 Second invasion of Iraq launched By George Bush Jr
12/26/2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami
8/29/2005 Hurrican Katrina destroys New Orleans
6/12/2006 – 8/14-2006 Lebanon War
6/2007 European heatwave
10/2008 Global Financial Crisis
1/20/2009 Inaugration of Barack Obama
1/12/2010 Haiti Earthquake
4/20/2010 BP Gulf Oil Spill follows Explosion of Deepwater Horizon
2011 Arab Spring
3/11/2011 Tohuku earthquake and tsunami hits Japan
3/2011 Start of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster
2012 ?????

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