Sagarlan Alonzo Knighton
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Neoma Olieta Plaster
Neoma Olieta Plaster
1896 - 1985

1900


Age: 26y
1900 • The U.S. Senate accepts the British-German treaty of 1899, in which the United Kingdom renounced its claims to the American Samoa portion of the Samoan Islands.

1910


Apr 18
Age: 37y
1910 Emperor Sunjong of the Korean Empire abdicates and the country's monarchy is abolished.

1918


Sep 12
Age: 45y
1918 Moscow becomes the capital of Soviet Russia.

1920


Jan 21
Age: 46y
1920 • The short-lived Far Eastern Republic is declared in eastern Siberia.

1930


Apr 2
Age: 57y
1930 • The United Kingdom, Japan and the United States sign the London Naval Treaty to regulate submarine warfare and limit naval shipbuilding.

1940


Age: 66y
1940 • Opening day at Jamaica Race Course features the use of parimutuel betting equipment, a departure from bookmaking heretofore used exclusively throughout New York. Other tracks in the state follow suit later in 1940.

1941


Jun 30
Age: 68y

1957


Jul 8
Age: 84y
1957 • A fire at the Windscale power station in the UK releases radioactive material into the surrounding environment, including iodine-131.

1957


Jul
1957 Operation Dropshot, an all-out U.S. war with the Soviet Union, is expected to be triggered by the Soviet takeover of Western Europe, the Near East and parts of Eastern Asia, as it was anticipated in 1949.

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