941 Adonis sprouted.
Tang Dynasty China, playing cards invented
1041 Adonis was 100.
Macbeth crowned King of Scotland
1066 Adonis was 125.
The Battle of Hastings
1477 Adonis was 536.
Spanish Inquisition begins
1564 Adonis was 623.
Shakespeare is born
1896 Adonis was 955.
First modern Olympic games in Athens.
1941 Adonis was 1000.
World War II is ravaging Europe
1984 Adonis was 1043.
“Born in the USA,” the first commercial CD album, released by Bruce Springsteen.
Did You Know?
Wood Analysis Helps Identify Museum’s artifacts
Artifacts from the slave ship Sao Jose are on display in the new African American Smithsonian museum on the Washington Mall. The ship was authenticated by dendrochronologists who examined wood from the 225-year-old mast brought up from the ocean floor!
Learn more about dendrochronology at the University of Arizona Tree-Ring Laboratory!
Pamela J. Pelletier, Director of Outreach Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research
1215 E. Lowell St. Tucson, Arizona 85719
520.621.0984 • 520.248.9933 (cell) 520.621.8229 (FAX)