Alan Shepard. Alan Shepard's 1961 flight in the "Freedom 7" marked the first time an American reached outer space.
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Oil. The 1909 discovery of oil in Iran was the start of the Arabic world's transformation into an oil-rich region.
Joseph Stalin. Stalin suffered from high blood pressure and was in a coma for four days prior to his death.
Germany. Tremendous countrywide unemployment in Germany is one of the reasons that Adolf Hitler gained power.
Tojo. As a result of his work on the Russo-Japanese peace treaty, Theodore Roosevelt was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1906.
World War I. The U.S. entered WW I to protect the people, and land.
Princess Victoria. Crown princess Victoria is old enough to replace her father.