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  1. Dec 06, 1999 · The vast majority of Americans believe the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy, one of the most infamous events in American history, was a conspiracy. A Gallup poll from March of this year shows that over 8 in 10 Americans (81%) believe that other people were involved in a conspiracy to assassinate President Kennedy.

  2. On May 14, ten days after the Kent State shootings, two students were killed (and 12 wounded) by police at Jackson State University, a historically black university ("HBCU"), in Jackson, Mississippi, under similar circumstances – the Jackson State killings – but that event did not arouse the same nationwide attention as the Kent State ...

  3. Teach and Learn With The Times: Resources for Bringing the World Into Your Classroom

  4. Modern History FunTrivia and History Quizzes Take a look at our Modern History Quiz pages where you can test your knowledge on world history events from before the 1920s to the 2000s. We also have some specialty quizzes featuring Sports, TV and Movies, Prices, and more!

  5. In April 1986, the Chernobyl nuclear disaster focused the whole worlds attention on Ukraine. Tens of thousands fled the area, a whole city was abandoned, it was a catastrophe that still reverberates today with Chernobyl being on the frontline of war and now a cache of new evidence from secrets files in Ukraine reveals the role of the soviet KGB.The KGB files contain warnings that the atom pla

  6. Jun 03, 2019 · Clearly, it took a bit longer for Orwell's predictions about the future to become reality (or close enough). But 1984 was still a banner year in history. Sure, it may have been less dystopian than Orwell's initial vision—but that doesn't mean it was any less exciting. And these landmark events that actually happened in 1984 are proof.

  7. The Hillsborough disaster was a fatal human crush during a football match at Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, on 15 April 1989. It occurred during an FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest in the two standing-only central pens in the Leppings Lane stand allocated to Liverpool supporters.

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