japan history timeline

japan history timeline Great earthen grave mounds and their funerary objects, such as clay haniwa — terra cotta figurines of people and animals, models of buildings and boats — attest to emergence of powerful clan rulers. Among these was the Yamato clan, whose rulers began the imperial dynasty that has continued to the present. Country […]

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history of english language timeline

history of english language timeline The conquest of the Celtic population in Britain by speakers of West Germanic dialects (primarily Angles, Saxons, and Jutes) eventually determined many of the essential characteristics of the English language. (The Celtic influence on English survives for the most part only in place names—London, Dover, Avon, York.) Over time the […]

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rehabilitation act of 1973

rehabilitation act of 1973 any person who (A) has a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more of such person’s major life activities, (B) has a record of such an impairment, or (C) is regarded as having such an impairment. Congress adopted that definition in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, […]

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history of tobacco timeline

history of tobacco timeline In the 1950s tobacco companies engaged in a cigarette advertising war surrounding the tar content in cigarettes that came to be known as the tar derby. The companies repositioned their brands to emphasize low tar content, filter technology and nicotine levels. The period ended in 1959 after the Federal Trade Commission […]

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iphone history timeline

iphone history timeline At the time, the Wall Street Journal touted the phone as “on balance, a beautiful and breakthrough handheld computer.” Time took it a step further, hailing the original iPhone as the Invention of the Year. From FaceTime to Face ID, iPhone has left a permanent mark on how we experience smartphone technology. […]

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florida man arrested november 2

florida man arrested november 2 April “Florida Man” and hurricanes are generally a bad combo, but this year was different. That’s because one Florida man came up with a genius way of protecting his Smart car from Hurricane Dorian when he decided to park it in his kitchen. “I said there was no way he […]

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philippine history timeline

philippine history timeline ● 1934 – U.S. congress approves the Tydings-McDuffie Law promising Philippine independence by 1946; transition to independence begins. ● 1901 – U.S. captures Aguinaldo; William Howard Taft arrives as first U.S. governor of Philippines. Filipino people approve constitution creating Commonwealth of the Philippines with Manuel Quezon y Molina as president Filipinos declare […]

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viking history timeline

viking history timeline Start of reign of King Svein Forkbeard of Denmark. Reign of King Godfrid of Denmark. In the ninth century, Scandinavians (mainly Norwegians) began to colonize Iceland, an island in the North Atlantic where no one had yet settled in large numbers. By the late 10th century, some Vikings (including the famous Erik […]

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