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Paris – London, 18.03.1891"For the fist time, Paris and London are connected by a telephone line established via a communication cable."
Liverpool, 15.05.1892FC Liverpool is founded in Great Britain.
Augsburg, 10.08.1893Rudolf Diesel's first test engine is made to run autonomously in his machine factory in Augsburg.
New York City, 14.04.1894The Kinetoskop Peepshow invented by Thomas Alva Edison is exhibited in New York City.
Holyoke, Dezember, 1895William G. Morgan, Sports Director of YMCA, introduces the new ball game "Volleyball" (formerly called "Mintonette").
Turin, 01.02.1896Giacomo Puccini's Opera is premiered at the Teatro Regio.
Hamburg, 06.02.1897Hamburg dockers are defeated in one of the biggest labour dispute strikes of imperial Germany
Cuxhaven, Juni, 1898Jonathan Zenneck's experiments clear the way to modern wireless telegraphy.
Moscow, Mai 1899The biggest catholic church in Russia is built in Moscow: The Church of the Immaculate Conception.
Stockholm, 29.06.1900It is assigned to honor people with particular achievements for the benefit of mankind in the fields of physics, chemistry, medicine, literature and efforts for peace.
Norway, 25.05.1901Norway is the first European country to grant women's suffrage on local level.
Kuba, 20.05.1902With the accession of Tomás Estrada Palmas Cuba achieves formal independance of the USA.
Chicago, September, 1903
Paris, 21.05.1904Belgium, Denmark, France, The Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland and Spain found the World Football Asscociation called FIFA in Paris.
Germany, 27.09.1905Albert Einstein claims there is a mathematical interrelation between inertia and energy.
Berlin, 03.10.1906During the International Consumer Electronics Fair, the hitherto existing distress signal CQD is replaced by the signal SOS, which is valid to this day.
France, 02.01.1907France enacts a law to separate church and state.
Fort Myer, 04.08.1908At its first attempt, Signal Corps Airship No. 1 stays airborne for 7 minutes.
Berlin, 12.06.1909The Hansabund is founded to represent the interests of trade, commerce and industry.
Great Britain, 06.05.1910
Germany, Oktober, 1911German wine-growers are delighted about an outstanding vintage.
New York, 21.12.1913The world's first crossword is published.
USA, 15.01.1915The first issue of the weekly magazine "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences" is published
Germany, 22.12.1917The Standards Committee of the German Industry is founded - the predecessor of the DIN
Versailles, 28.06.1919The German delegation signs the Peace Treaty of Versaille.
Germany, 08.01.1920Lack of coal shuts down Siemens factory with 35.000 workers.
Hamburg, 06.01.1921A Rembrandt painting worth 2 million Reichsmark was stolen.
India, 18.03.1922Mahatma Gandhi is sentenced to six years of prison for civil disobedience
Berlin, März 1923Company MAN develops the fist road vehicle with a Diesel engine.
Norway, 20.12.1924The world's oldest audio transmission "Lørdagsbarnetimen" is broadcasted for the first time.
New York, August 1925World Premier of Chaplin's classic in Strand Theatre.
London, 14.10.1926The classic children's book Winnie Poo is published.
New York, 20./21.05.1927Charles Lindbergh flies nonstop from New York to Paris.
Paris, 04.06.1928The famous horse-cart driver Gustav Hartmann ("Eiserner Gustav") arrives in Paris.
Germany, 10.12.1929The prototype of the Narcotics Law bans the use and possession of Cannabis.
Germany, 28.01.1930Match monopoly stipulates that matches may only be sold by the German Match Monopoly Enterprise within the German Empire and subsequently within the Federal Republic of Germany.
New York, 01.05.1931President Hoover opens the Empire State Building, the highest building in the world at the time.
Sydney, 18.03.1932Inauguration of the world's longest arch bridge
Berlin, 18.08.1933 Introduction of the fist table-top radio during the 10th International Consumer Electronics Fair
Greenland, 16.08.1935 Greenland's highest mountain (Gunnbjörns Fjeld, 3694 m) is ascended for the first time.
Paris, 25.05.1937Grand Opening of the World Exhibition in Paris "Arts et Techniques dans la vie moderne.
Wolfsburg, 26.05.1938 Foundation Stone Ceremony for the city of Wolfsburg and the VW plant
Palo Alto, 01.01.1939
USA, 15.05.1940The first 5 million nylon stockings are on offer.
London, 12.02.1941The first patient is treated with penicillin.
USA, 21.11.1942Bing Crosby hits number one of the Billboard Charts with "White Christmas.
Kanada, 17.12.1944Canadian Scientists discover DNA as the genetic information carrier
USA, 12.04.1945Harry S. Trumann is inaugurated 33rd President of the United States of America.
Hungary, 01.08.1946Hungary introduces the Forint as its new currency.
Great Britain, 06.02.1952
Wolfsburg, 02.01.1953VW reduces the price for the Beatle by 200 German Marks to 4.200 German Marks.
Anaheim, 17.07.1955Walt Disney opens his first Disney Theme Park.
Monaco, 19.04.1956Prince Rainier III. marries actress Grace Kelly.
Germany, 01.04.1957The first conscripts of the German Army receive their call.
Flensburg, 02.01.1958The Central Index of Traffic Offences is set into operation.
Germany, 09.08.1960The Federal Republic of Germany enacts the first Youth Employment Protection Act.
Cape Canaveral, 31.01.1961Mercury-Redstone 2 heads out to space with a chimp on board.
Europe, 14.01.1962After test takes at the record label DECCA, the Beatles are turned down because "guitar groups are old-fashioned".
Europe, 03.01.1963Walter Bruch presents his invention - colour television PAL.
Stockholm, 22.10.1964Jean-Paul Sartre refuses to accept Nobel Prize in Literature
London, 04.03.1966John Lennon's teasing line "We're more popular than Jesus now." affronts Americans.
Sweden, 03.09.1967Sweden switches from left-hand traffic to right-hand traffic.
Safi, 25.05.1969Thor Hyerdahl attempts to cross the Atlantic in a papyrus boat.
Hamburg, Oktober 1970Germany's first repertory cinema opens in Hamburg.
USA, 02.01.1971USA bans cigarette promotion on the radio.
New York, 03.04.1973Martin Cooper makes the world's first call with a mobile phone.
Germany, 01.01.1976Germany stipulates the use of seatbelts on front seats.
Tehran, 12.02.1978Opening of the Iran Carpet Museum
Great Britain, 13.11.1979After a strike that has been lingering for eleven months and twelve days, "The Times" is printed again.
Adrano, 16.04.1981The world's first solar power plant is put into operation in Sicily.
Pittsburgh, 19.09.1982The string symbol :-) is suggested to indicate a joke in E-Mails.
Las Vegas, 10.11.1983Windows 1.0 is announced on Comdex.
Germany, 06.01.1984Federal Mail gives up on night postal collection.
London, 07.07.1985Boris Becker is the first German and the youngest tennis player to win Wimbledon.
London, 09.10.1986World Premiere
Germany, 01.01.1987ARD broadcasts Helmut Kohl's New Year's adress of the previous year.
Stratzing, 23.09.1988The "Venus of Galgenberg"- a statue 30.000 years old - is found.
Germany, 05.10.1989For the first time shops may stay open on Thursday nights.
South Tyrol, 19.09.1991
Germany, 01.07.1992Mobile Communications D-Net is put into operation.
Armenia, 22.11.1993Armenia introduces the Dram as new currency.
USA, 30.09.1997"Ultima Online" is the first major online game.
Copenhagen, 06.01.1998For the second time, thieves saw off the head of the famous sculpture "Little Mermaid".
Brisbane, 28.11.2000The eighth drop of the Pitch Drop Experiment, which was started in 1927, falls.
Germany, 22.11.2001"Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" comes to German cinemas.
China, 01.06.2003Three Gorges Dam at the Jangtze closed.
USA, 04.02.2004Mark Zuckerberg starts Facebook as a communication platform for his fellow students.
India, 26.11.2005Vijaypat Singhania from India is the first balloonist reaching a height of 21.297 m.
Westeurope, 04.11.2006Blackout in Western Europe after an overhead power line in the Emsland was shut down.
Lisbon, 07.07.2007The new Seven Wonders of the World are choosen in Lisbon.
Germany, 01.05.2008For the first time in history, Labor Day and Ascension Day have the same date.
Washington, 20.01.2009Barack Obama is inaugurated first afroamerican president of the United States of America.
Oslo, 29.05.2010With Lena Meyer-Landrut, Germany wins the Eurovision Song Contest.
Cape Canaveral, 25.11.2011Mars-Rover "Curiosity" heads out to Mars.
Germany, 07.12.2012Financial Times Germany is closed down.
Rio de Janeiro, 13.07.2014
London, Mai 2015Princess Charlotte was born.
Hamburg, May 2016Virtual Reality comes closer
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