Most Significant Events
water purification, portable coolers and warmers, flat screen televisions, cell phones,
microwaves, fiber optics, fire resistant material, energy saving air conditioners, sewage
treatment, air purification, ultrasounds, pacemakers, magnetic liquids, engine lubricants,
personal alarms, jaws of life, light weight air tanks, Doppler radar, hand held radios, fire
detectors, stud-less winter tires, microchips, micro processors, and the personal
computer. Without all of these things I could not imagine how the world would have
progressed so rapidly.
The rate of technology advancement is in large part due to the space race.
For instance if you go purchase a new computer, by the time it comes out of the box
there is already a newer version. The rate of advancement is so rapid that every 2 years
we are seeing completely new technologies we did not even think possible.
1960’s The Assassination of John F. Kennedy
On November 22, 1963 President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated in
the Deaely Plaza in Dallas, Texas. Thousands of people were first hand witnesses to
the brutal murder. There were 4 shots fired as the motorcade passed. He died 30
minutes later at the Dallas Memorial Hospital.
The controversy surrounding this