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The People's Almanac Presents the Twentieth Century: The Definitive Compendium of Astonishing Events, Amazing People, and Strange-But-True Facts

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In more than seven hundred lively short entries and two hundred photographs, fact maven David Wallechinsky captures the century's most intriguing people, events, and discoveries - and the oddest, most unusual sidelights, including large animals discovered in the twentieth century, milestones in computer history, people made famous by their death, sects and cults, human beh ...more
Hardcover, 835 pages
Published November 1st 1995 by Little Brown and Company
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The People's Almanac Presents the Twentieth Century: The Definitive Compendium of Astonishing Events, Amazing People, and Strange-But-True Facts by David Wallechinsky (Little Brown and Co. 1995) (031.02) is simply an updated and somewhat expanded form of the original People's Almanac. This is full of great and endless trivia! My rating: 7/10, finished 3/1/11.
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David Wallechinsky is an American populist historian and television commentator, the president of the International Society of Olympic Historians (ISOH) and the founder and editor-in-chief of AllGov.com.
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