A Day That Shook The World : Germany Invades Poland 1939

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Queen Victorias Funeral

Queen Victorias Funeral

The Wright Brothers First Flight

The Wright Brothers First Flight

Emily Davison Throws Herself Under The Kings Derby Horse

Emily Davison Throws Herself Under The Kings Derby Horse

Battle Of The Somme

Battle Of The Somme

Abdication Of The Tsar Nikolas

Abdication Of The Tsar Nikolas

Irish Free State Treaty Signed

Irish Free State Treaty Signed

Suzanne Lenglen Breaks Wimbledon Record

Suzanne Lenglen Breaks Wimbledon Record

Start Of UK General Strike

Start Of UK General Strike

Charles Lindbergh Flies The Atlantic Solo

Charles Lindbergh Flies The Atlantic Solo

American Golfer Bobby Jones Wins Grand Slam

American Golfer Bobby Jones Wins Grand Slam

Hitler Becomes German Chancellor

Hitler Becomes German Chancellor

Edward VIII Abdicates

Edward VIII Abdicates

Hindenburg Airship Crash

Hindenburg Airship Crash

Hitler Annexes Austria

Hitler Annexes Austria

Germany Invades Poland

Germany Invades Poland

Evacuation Of Dunkirk

Evacuation Of Dunkirk

London Blitz Begins On Civilian Targets

London Blitz Begins On Civilian Targets

Pearl Harbour Attacked

Pearl Harbour Attacked

Battle Of El Alamein Begins

Battle Of El Alamein Begins

Fall Of Stalingrad -  German Army Surrenders

Fall Of Stalingrad - German Army Surrenders

D-Day Landings

D-Day Landings

Liberation Of Paris

Liberation Of Paris

Big Three Meet At Yalta To Carve Up Post-War World

Big Three Meet At Yalta To Carve Up Post-War World

Germans Surrender To Montgomery

Germans Surrender To Montgomery

VE Day Celebrations

VE Day Celebrations

First Atomic Bomb Test In New Mexico

First Atomic Bomb Test In New Mexico

Labours Landslide Election Win

Labours Landslide Election Win

Atomic Bomb Dropped On Hiroshima

Atomic Bomb Dropped On Hiroshima

India And Pakistan Gain Independence

India And Pakistan Gain Independence

Berlin Airlift Begins

Berlin Airlift Begins

Maos Communists Take Over In China

Maos Communists Take Over In China

Korean War Starts

Korean War Starts

Britain Explodes First Atomic Bomb

Britain Explodes First Atomic Bomb

Launch Of First Nuclear Submarine

Launch Of First Nuclear Submarine

Roger Bannister Breaks Four Minute Mile

Roger Bannister Breaks Four Minute Mile

French Surrender At Dien Bien Phu

French Surrender At Dien Bien Phu

Le Mans 24 Race Disaster

Le Mans 24 Race Disaster

Khrushchev Denounces Stalin

Khrushchev Denounces Stalin

First Nuclear Power Station

First Nuclear Power Station

Soviets Crush Hungarian Revolt

Soviets Crush Hungarian Revolt

Suez Invasion

Suez Invasion

Manchester United Players Die In Munich Air Crash

Manchester United Players Die In Munich Air Crash

Peles World Cup Final Performance Thrills Crowds

Peles World Cup Final Performance Thrills Crowds

First Hovercraft Run

First Hovercraft Run

Kennedy Inauguration

Kennedy Inauguration

Yuri Gagarin Becomes The First Man In Space

Yuri Gagarin Becomes The First Man In Space

Erection Of The Berlin Wall

Erection Of The Berlin Wall

Cuban Missile Crisis

Cuban Missile Crisis

Martin Luther King Delivers His

Martin Luther King Delivers His "I Have A Dream" Speech

Kennedy Assassinated

Kennedy Assassinated

Beatles Return From States In Triumph

Beatles Return From States In Triumph

Aberfan Slag Heap Buries School

Aberfan Slag Heap Buries School

Donald Campbell Dies In Bluebird Crash

Donald Campbell Dies In Bluebird Crash

Six-Day War Begins

Six-Day War Begins

Grosvenor Square Anti-Vietnam Riots

Grosvenor Square Anti-Vietnam Riots

Paris Riots - France Comes Close To Revolution

Paris Riots - France Comes Close To Revolution

Soviets Put Down Prague Spring

Soviets Put Down Prague Spring

Concorde Flies For First Time

Concorde Flies For First Time

Armstrong Sets Foot On The Moon

Armstrong Sets Foot On The Moon

Bloody Sunday In Northern Ireland

Bloody Sunday In Northern Ireland

Nixon First Us President To Resign

Nixon First Us President To Resign

Ayatollah Khomeini Returns From Exile

Ayatollah Khomeini Returns From Exile

Lord Mountbatten Assassinated By IRA

Lord Mountbatten Assassinated By IRA

British Sas Storm Iranian Embassy In London

British Sas Storm Iranian Embassy In London

British Task Force To Sail For Falklands

British Task Force To Sail For Falklands

HMS Sheffield Sunk In Falklands War

HMS Sheffield Sunk In Falklands War

IRA Bombs British Cabinet At Brighton

IRA Bombs British Cabinet At Brighton

Ethiopian Famine - BBC Reports Spark Huge Response

Ethiopian Famine - BBC Reports Spark Huge Response

Heysel Stadium Riots

Heysel Stadium Riots

Challenger Spacecraft Explodes

Challenger Spacecraft Explodes

America Attacks Libya

America Attacks Libya

Chernobyl Disaster

Chernobyl Disaster

Zeebrugge Ferry Disaster

Zeebrugge Ferry Disaster

Lockerbie Pan-Am Jet Explosion

Lockerbie Pan-Am Jet Explosion

Exxon Valdez- Worlds Worst Oil Spill

Exxon Valdez- Worlds Worst Oil Spill

Tiananmen Square Massacre

Tiananmen Square Massacre

Berlin Wall Comes Down

Berlin Wall Comes Down

Official End Of The Cold War - Bush/gorbachev Agree To Deal

Official End Of The Cold War - Bush/gorbachev Agree To Deal

Ceausescu Overthrown

Ceausescu Overthrown

Nelson Mandela Released

Nelson Mandela Released

Iraq Invade Kuwait

Iraq Invade Kuwait

Thatcher Falls From Power

Thatcher Falls From Power

Desert Storm - Gulf War

Desert Storm - Gulf War

Soviet Coup Failed

Soviet Coup Failed

Maastricht Treaty

Maastricht Treaty

Los Angeles Race Riots

Los Angeles Race Riots

British Royal Family In Crisis

British Royal Family In Crisis

Windsor Castle Damaged By Fire

Windsor Castle Damaged By Fire

The Prince And Princess Separate

The Prince And Princess Separate

Arab Israeli Peace Agreement

Arab Israeli Peace Agreement

Yeltsin Crushes Political Rebels

Yeltsin Crushes Political Rebels

Bosnian Crisis

Bosnian Crisis

Barings Bank Collapses

Barings Bank Collapses

150 Die In Oklahoma Terrorist Attack

150 Die In Oklahoma Terrorist Attack

Dolly The Sheep Clone Unveiled

Dolly The Sheep Clone Unveiled

Princess Of Wales Dies In Paris Car Crash

Princess Of Wales Dies In Paris Car Crash

Death Of Mother Teresa

Death Of Mother Teresa

Funeral Of Diana, Princess Of Wales

Funeral Of Diana, Princess Of Wales

Hurricane Mitch

Hurricane Mitch

President Clintons Impeachment

President Clintons Impeachment

NATO Bombing Of Chinese Embassy, Belgrade

NATO Bombing Of Chinese Embassy, Belgrade

The Millennium

The Millennium

Deciphering Of The Human Genome

Deciphering Of The Human Genome

Concorde Crash

Concorde Crash

September 11th

September 11th

Ipod

Ipod

Battle Of Tora Bora

Battle Of Tora Bora

Fall Of Iraq

Fall Of Iraq

Saddam Capture

Saddam Capture

Beslan School Siege

Beslan School Siege

Orange Revolution Ukraine

Orange Revolution Ukraine

Asian Tsunami

Asian Tsunami

Kyoto Agreement

Kyoto Agreement

Pope John Paul II Dies

Pope John Paul II Dies

Charles And Camilla

Charles And Camilla

Super Jumbo Airbus

Super Jumbo Airbus

London Awarded 2012 Olympics

London Awarded 2012 Olympics

London Bombings

London Bombings

Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina

Israeli Invasion Of Lebanon

Israeli Invasion Of Lebanon

Collapse Of Enron

Collapse Of Enron

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