The Timetables of History: A Horizontal Linkage of People and Events
The classic history reference, brough completely up to date, linking more than 30,000 events in an overview of 7,000 years of civilization. The Timetables of History is an indispensable resource that distills the essence of civilization, highlighting significant moments in history, politics, philosophy, religion, art, science and technology. 2 color throughout.
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... New York Don Budge, U.S. tennis player, accomplishes Grand Slam, winning
all four major championships 32,000 people die in auto accidents in the U.S. U.S.
Golf Association Amateur championship Willie Turnesa; Open, Ralph Guldahl ...
tennis world champion, d. (b. 1893) Murder of the Brit. Drummond family at
Provence, France, by farmer Gaston Dominici Maureen Connolly, U.S. tennis
player, wins women's Grand Slam-all four major championships Ben Hogan, U.S.
... Chris Evert (U.S.) wins U.S. Open women's singles tennis championship
Manuel Orantes (Sp.) wins U.S. Open and Canadian Open men's singles tennis
championships; Sweden takes the Davis Cup Cincinnati Reds defeat Boston Red
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - auntieknickers - LibraryThing
The early years of human history seem to have less information than might be available, particularly spotty in Asian history and pretty much nothing about Africa south of the Sahara. Still, an interesting browse and a good place to see what was happening in a given year. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Diwanna - LibraryThing
I'd be lying if I said that I read this book, but it is an interesting reference to peruse from time to time. Read full review