By Barry Boyce,
|November 12, 1905
||Giro di Lombardia
|| Giovanni Gerbi (ITA)
Tour de France - Following the extremely harsh events of 1904, a restructured
Tour return with a General Classification
on points not time.
di Lombardia - The first ever “Race
of the Falling Leaves” was held on November 12,
Einstein - 1905, he introduced his Theory of Relativity.
E=mc2 gave the world a new perspective
on time and space.
Manifesto - October 17, 1905, the revolutionary movement
created political unrest in Russia.
threatened the welfare of the Czar and his Russian
Empire. In order to save the crumbling Empire, the Czar ordered
speedy action to quell the revolt and unify the work
of the Government. The October Manifesto promised the people
civil freedoms and it granted a voice of the people
in the Duma (Russian parliament). The small revolutionary
movement lost momentum. Although the unrest continued
in Russia, the October Manifesto stabilized the Russian Sovereigns
power and the peace of the Russian Empire.
- Paris - Buffalo Bill is welcomed at the Universal World’s
Jules Verne, 1828-1905, born in Nates, France, Verne
went on to author many great
fiction novels including: Five Weeks in a Balloon, 1863, A Journey
to the Center of the Earth, Twenty Thousand Leagues
Under the Sea, 1870, and Around the World in Eighty Days, 1873.
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