AP World History Dates 1900-Present

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1905

Russo-Japanese War

1910-1920

Mexican Revolution

1911

Chinese Revolution

1914

World WarI

1917

Russian Revolution

1919

Treaty of Versailles end of WWI

1929

Stock Market Crash

1931

Japanese invasion of Manchuria

1935

Italian invasion of Ethiopia

1939

German blitzkrieg in Poland

1941

Pearl Harbor, entry of US into WWII

1945

End of WWII

1947

Independence & Partition of India

1948

Birth of Israel

1949

Chinese Communist Revolution

1950-1953

Korean War

1954

Vietnamese defeat French at Dien Bien Phu

1956

de-Stalinization / Nationalization of Suez Canal

1959

Cuban Revolution

1962

Cuban missile crisis

1967

6-Day War / Chinese Cultural Revolution

1973

Yom Kippur War

1979

Iranian Revolution

1989

Tiananmen Square / Fall of Berlin Wall

1990

Namibia gains independence (last African colony to do so)

1991

Fall of USSR / 1st Gulf War

1994

Genocide in Rwanda / 1st all race elections in South Africa

2001

9/11 Attacks

2007

Global "Great Recession" begins

2011

Wikileaks, "Arab Spring" democracy movement

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