1. Assassination of Julius Caesar, 44 B.C.
2. A Raid on Southern England, 1360
3. Samoan Cyclone, 1889
4. Czar Nicholas II Abdicates His Throne, 1917
5. Germany Occupies Czechoslovakia, 1939
6. A Deadly Blizzard on the Great Plains, 1941
7. World Record Rainfall, 1952
8. CBS Cancels the “Ed Sullivan Show,” 1971
9. Disappearing Ozone Layer, 1988
10. A New Global Health Scare, 2003
I have taken liberties with this information in order to abbreviate thew content for my more reluctant readers. For the article in full, please access the following site from Smithsonian Magazine.