This timeline of key moments in environmental history and the environmental movement is adapted from Tom Turner’s chronology for American Earth, an anthology edited by Bill McKibben. The timeline includes important early writing, the first conservation groups, disasters, legislation, community and non-profit activism, and more. Early Environmental Writing and Advocacy Seminal works that serve as milestones […]
Timeline of major events in the life of writer J.D. Salinger (Jan 1, 1919 – Jan 27, 2010), including his education, relationships and literary achievements. Jan 1, 1919 Jerome David Salinger is born in New York City Jerome David Salinger is the second and last child of a Scotch-Irish mother named Miriam Jillich Salinger and […]
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