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... from Charles II André Le Nôtre designs park and gardens of Versailles Louis
XIV begins to build palace of Versailles ... Scala Regia , Vatican , Rome Pieter de
Hooch : “ At the Linen Closet " Building of Castle Nymphenburg , near Munich ...
1770 ) Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach begins building Castle Schönbrunn (
finished by Nikolas Pacassi ) Sir Christopher Wren : Greenwich Hospital Purcell
writes the incidental music for Dryden ' s “ Love Triumphant , " and “ Te Deum ...
... in the Rain ” ; “ Moanin ' Low ” State Building in New York City ( - 1931 ) Lt .
James Doolittle pilots airplane solely using instruments Astronomer Edward
Hubble measures large red shifts in the spectra of extragalactic nebulae
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - James_Patrick_Joyce - LibraryThing
Not really finished. It's a reference book, so I've used it many a time. More before I had regular internet, of course. But it's nice to have the physical thing in my hands. Read full review
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