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100 Headlines That Changed the World

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Here are the incredible newspaper headlines that document history’s most important moments—headlines so momentous that anyone reading them knew that the world as they knew it had been changed irrevocably. Headlines That Changed the World looks at stories from the Great Western Crosses the Atlantic in 1838 and Abraham Lincoln Assassinated in 1865, through Wall Street Crashes in 1929 and Hitler Sweeps to Power in 1933, to King Elvis Dead in 1977, Obama Wins Presidency in 2008, ...
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Overview


Here are the incredible newspaper headlines that document history’s most important moments—headlines so momentous that anyone reading them knew that the world as they knew it had been changed irrevocably. Headlines That Changed the World looks at stories from the Great Western Crosses the Atlantic in 1838 and Abraham Lincoln Assassinated in 1865, through Wall Street Crashes in 1929 and Hitler Sweeps to Power in 1933, to King Elvis Dead in 1977, Obama Wins Presidency in 2008, and Bin Laden Shot Dead in 2011. 

Headlines That Changed the World is an ideal book to dip into and discover newspaper headlines that shaped our past. Whether it was news of the Kennedy assassination or the fact that man had finally made it to the moon, these headlines and the history behind them will fascinate history buffs and casual readers alike.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781616083717
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/1/2012
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 950,841
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

James Maloney is a writer and journalist who has worked for several British national newspapers and magazines including the
Sun and OK! He has written or contributed to a number of books about the media and maintains a healthy interest in the history of the newspaper. James lives in England with his wife and two children.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Penny Postage Pictures 7

Gold Mine Found 10

Massacre Of English At Delhi 13

Discovery Of A Subterranena Fountain Of Oil 17

The War Begun 20

Important Assassination Of President Lincoln 23

Audible Speech By Telegraph 26

The Indian War 29

Edison's Electric Light 32

Jesse James, The Bandit, Killed 35

The Whitechapel Horrors 38

The Woman's Suffrage Bill Assented To 41

Lumiére's Cinematographe 44

Oscar Wilde in Jail 47

War Declared Boers Commence Hostilities 51

Wireless Signals Across The Ocean 54

Dayton Boys Emulate Great Santos-Dumont 57

The Consquest Of The South Pole 60

Titanic Sunk 63

Sensational Derby Suffragist's Mad Act 66

Heir To Austria's Throne is Slain 69

Last Barrier In Canal is Removed 72

Five Days Inside The Cordon 75

Abdication Of Czar 78

How London Hailed The End of War 81

Whole Country Goes Dry 84

Mr. Macdonald's Crowded Day 87

The "Televisor" 90

Seek Congressional Medal of Honor For Lindbergh 93

Greatest Crash in Wall Street's History 96

Ghandi Seized By British 99

Hitler Made Chancellor Of Germany 102

Edward VIII Abdicates 105

Owens Completes Triple As 5 Olympic Marks Fall 108

Hindenburg Burns In Lakehurst Crash 111

Britain's First Day of War 114

175 Nazi Planes Down 117

Japan, U.S. At War 120

VE-Day - It's All Over 123

First Atomic Bomb Dropped On Japan 126

State Of Israel is Born 129

Mao Heads Peiping Regime 132

Truman Orders U.S. Air, Navy Units to Fight in Aid of Korea 135

The Crowning Glory: Everest is Climbed 138

Why You Are You 141

Ruth Ellis To Hang 144

First Blows By Navy and R.A.F. 147

Soviet Fires Earth Satellite into Space 150

21 Dead 7 Manchester Utd Players Perish in Air Crash 153

Birth Control Pill Approved By Commission 157

The Innocence Of Lady Chatterley 160

Man Enters Space 164

East German Troops Seal Border With West Berlin 167

We Blockade Cuba Arms 170

Profumo Quits 173

Kennedy Slain On Dallas Street 176

3,000 Fans Greet British Beatles 179

U.S. Forces Out of Vietnam 182

4 Children Die, 160 Missing in S. Wales Horror 185

Man With a New Heart 188

Martin King Shot To Death 191

How Bobby Was Shot! 194

Man On The Moon 197

Up, Up And Away! 200

Three Spacemen are Home Safe 203

The Death Steps 206

13 Killed As Paratroops Break Riot 208

Nixon Resigns 211

King Elvis Dead 214

Test Tube Mother Has Girl 217

Mrs Thatcher Takes Over 219

Bomb On Boat Kills Lord Mountbatten 223

Poland Yields On Independent Trade Unions 226

John Lennon Shot Dead 229

Pope Shot 232

Rare Cancer Seen in 41 Homosexuals 235

Gotcha 237

Murder 240

Worldbeater! 243

Explosion Stuns Nation 246

Nuclear Nightmare is Here 249

Hundreds Die As Jumbo Jet Plunges Into village 252

Our Day of Tears 255

Crackdown in Beijing 258

Mandela Goes Free Today 261

Capital Sarajevo Racked by Serb-Muslim Civil Strife 264

Scientists Clone Adult Sheep 267

Diana Dead 270

Clinton Admits To Lewinsky Relationship 273

U.S. Attacked 276

Bloodbath On Holiday Island 279

The Tyrant is Now a Prisoner 282

We Saw the Sea Coming, We All Ran. But God Saves Little' 286

Katrina Storms Ashore 289

Microsoft Says Goodbye to Bill Gates 292

Obama Makes History 295

World Transfixed By The Great Escape 298

The Day That Shook Japan 301

Got Him! 304

Steve Jobs Dead 307

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