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What state became a state during the 1900s?
Oklahoma, in 1907
President William McKinley was shot on September 6, 1901, by Polish-American anarchist Leon Czolgosz. Where did it happen?
McKinley was shot at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo & died 8 days later.
In 1905 Albert Einstein proposed the theory of relativity. What was his nationality?
Though he was also a German citizen & an American citizen at different points in his life, Einstein was a citizen of Switzerland in 1905.
In what year did San Francisco burn for three days, following an earthquake that measured 8.3 on the Richter scale?
Two-thirds of the city was destroyed & about 2,500 people were killed.
What killed an astounding 1.3 million people in India in 1907?
The bubonic plague, it was spread by fleas from infected rodents.