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1904: Russo-Japanese War (1904–1905): Japan gains territory on the Asian mainland and becomes a world power. xl I M M I G R A T I O N A N D M U L T I C U L T U R A L I S M : 1905: Albert Einstein (1879–1955), German-Swiss- American physicist, uses Planck’s theory to develop a quantum theory of light which explains the photoelectric effect. He suggests that light has a dual, wave-particle quality. 1905: Fritz Richard Schaudinn (1871–1906), German zoologist, discovers Spirocheta pallida, the organism or parasite causing syphilis.
Combat troops arrive in South Vietnam. 1965: Voting Rights Act prohibits discriminatory vot- ing practices in the United States. 1965: Watts Riots: 35 people are killed and 883 injured in six days of riots in Los Angeles. S. troops exit Vietnam. S. President Richard Nixon resigns as a result of the Watergate scandal. S. Embassy and remaining military and civilian personnel are evacuated. 1976: Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak invent personal computer. 1977: Earliest known AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) victims in the United States are two homosexual men in New York who are diagnosed as suffering from Kaposi’s sarcoma.
Tion to the United States. 1882: The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 temporarily halts immigration of Chinese laborers. 1883: Journal of the American Medical Association is first published. 1884: International conference is held at Washington, D. , at which Greenwich, England, is chosen as the common prime meridian for the entire world. 1889: Pasteur Institute first opens in Paris. 1889: Richard Altmann (1852–1900), German histolo- gist, isolates and names nucleic acid. S. Census Bureau announces that the American frontier is closed.