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Helen Keller was born on June 27th, 1880.
Helen is 80 years old, and still fairly active, walking the dog, and entertaining friends.
An unknown illness causes Helen to become blind, deaf, and dumb.
Annie Sullivan is sent to help Helen overcome her disabilities.
Annie gets permission to move out of the house into a nearby cottage to live alone with Helen.
Signs start to have meaning in Helen's mind, after an excursion with the water pump and Annie Sullivan.
Fredrick Douglass, well known civil rights advocate, passes away.
Scott Joplin publishes The Entertainer.
President William McKinley is shot, Vice-President Theodore Roosevelt sworn in as president.
Jesse Owens wins four gold medals in the Summer Olympics.
Amelia Earhart goes missing.
Rosa Parks refuses to leave her seat on a bus.
"The Great Chicago Fire" begins.
Women are given the right to vote.
Helen Keller dies, but her legacy lives on.
Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his famous "I Have A Dream" speech
The U.S.A. enters World War II.
Jackie Robinson breaks down color barriers in MLB.
The television is invented.
Helen publishes "The Story of My Life"
Annie Sullivan dies.
Helen begins her job with the American Foundation for the Blind.
Helen graduates from Radcliffe with many honors.
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