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Some reference books:

 

Search: chronology (as a subject keyword)

The encyclopedia of world facts and dates [REF] CB69 .C37 1993

Chronology of the modern world, 1763 to 1992. [REF] D209 .W59 1994b

The Columbia chronicles of American life, 1910-1992 [REF] E169.1 .G667 1995

Facts on File yearbook. [INDEX] D410 .F3

Web sites

 

http://history1900s.about.com/library/weekly/aa110900a.htm

Timeline of the Twentieth Century

 

http://www.historychannel.com/tdih/index.html

What happened on your birthday?

Can only search by day/date, not year, and you must select a predetermined category.

 

http://www.infoplease.com/cgi-bin/dayinhistory

Select date, but not year.

 

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/archive.html

Date, but not year

 

http://www.440int.com/twtd/today.html

 

 

OR, browse through a daily newspaper on the day you were born.

 

New York Times Historical

Los Angeles Times Historical

 

 

Once you have chosen an event, research it using Expanded Academic Index(1980 – present), the Reader’s Guide to Periodical Literature (pre – 1980), or the historical newspaper online databases.

 

Find books in the catalog.