Jesse Barnett



  • King Edward VII is crowned king of Great Britain
  • It marks the end of the Boer War, the war was between the United Kingdom and South Africa
  • Cuba gains independence from America


  • The "unsinkable" ship liner Titanic sinks on maiden voyage
  • Albert Einstein completes mathematical formulation of a general theory of relativity
  • The Great Depression
  • WWI and WWII
  • The Holocaust
  • The Cold War


  • Equal Rights Amendment fails
  • The Commodore 64 computer comes out
  • E.T. Extraterrestrial comes out