The history of the world in 366 days. A day by day collection of over 800 events, trivia, quotations, news items, anniversaries and birthdays for every day of the year. What happened hundreds of thousands of miles away on July 29, 1969, that was so momentous for mankind? When and where was the first jukebox installed, the first telephone made, the first atom bomb exploded? On which day was Pearl Harbor attacked, did the Berlin Wall finally crumble? Where did it rain sardines on February 7, 1989? Did you know that Hollywood superstar Clar Gable was born on the very day in 1901 that Queen Victoria was buried? What do the unlikely pairing of shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis and civil rights leader Martin Luther King have in common? Packed full of historical information, this is a book that can be read from cover to cover or dipped into for fascinating facts or for special dates such as anniversaries or birthdays.