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History repeats itself. (Thucydides)
The statements "history repeats itself" and "history never repeats itself" are in practice equally true.
(George Macaulay Trevelyan)
History never repeats itself. (Vilfredo Pareto)
And I'll spare you the Karl Marx quote on history.
Modern history told in 25 photos.
Three years of work to create a story in pictures, from 1901 to today and the collection is not yet complete.
With a hint of irony, despite being many dramatic events,
inspired by masters more experienced than me.
1901 - The Nobel Prize is born.
Brothers First Flight
1914 June 28 - Sarajevo: Archduke Francesco Ferdinando is killed near the "Latin" bridge.
1920 February 24
Hofbräuhaus of Monaco: Hitler speaks for one of the first times in public.
1922 December 30
Five years after the revolution the U.S.S.R. It is born.
1924 - Satyendranath Bose
(Indian scientist). Theorizes together with Einstein the particles called precisely Bosoni.
John Logie Baird invented the television in a London warehouse.
1929 October 29
Black Tuesday, the New York Stock Exchange collapses.
1955/1975-War in Vietnam: The Americans in these years launched 57 million tons of “Agent Orange” on forests suffocating dioxins; and without calculating Napalm.
The Berlin Wall is born, people die looking for a way out.
At the beginning of this decade, the concept is forged that the world is divided into three: first, second and third world.
At the beging was: “G.R.I.D. – Gay Related Immuno Deficiency”. Observed that the disease made no distinction of sexual orientation, the term of A.I.D.S. he was coined.
Pope John Paul II is hit by 4 gunshots fired by Mehmet Ali Ağca belonging to the gray wolves.
War between England and Argentina for the Falkland Islands.
The Berlin wall no longer exists.
The handshake between Yitzhak Rabin, Prime Minister of Israel and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.
The first extrasolar planet is discovered, orbiting around the star: 51 Pegasi.
The euro is born.
Martin Bojowald presents the Big Bounce theory, a new theory on the birth of the universe.
2014 - 2018
Isis affects everywhere.
The health authorities of the city of Wuhan in China found the first cases of patients showing symptoms of "pneumonia of unknown cause".