Not Your Century

By San Francisco Chronicle

On hiatus as of March 2020 because of the coronavirus crisis. Get unlimited access to the Chronicle. | A daily celebration of the news — and the news media — of years gone by. King Kaufman takes you on a quick tour of the Bay Area and the world as it used to be, which often colors the world of your century.

  1. 1.
    2020: Not Your Century Goes on Hiatus
    1:57
  2. 2.
    1959: The Dalai Lama Escapes
    5:54
  3. 3.
    1922: Fatty Arbuckle's Third Trial
    7:24
  4. 4.
    1918: The Flu Pandemic
    6:30
  5. 5.
    1964: The Palace Hotel Protest Leader
    17:44
  6. 6.
    1981: Walter Cronkite Signs Off
    7:33
  7. 7.
    1946: Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech
    5:25
  8. 8.
    1991: The Rodney King Beating
    6:04
  1. 9.
    1991: Murder in Porn's First Family
    6:10
  2. 10.
    1965: Malcolm X Suspect Arrested
    5:48
  3. 11.
    1945: Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima
    6:51
  4. 12.
    1972: Nixon Arrives in China
    4:55
  5. 13.
    1963: A Great City Forced to Drink Swill
    10:44
  6. 14.
    1937: Golden Gate Bridge Disaster
    5:47
  7. 15.
    1929: St. Valentine's Day Massacre
    5:54
  8. 16.
    1999: Impeachment Acquittal
    6:05
  9. 17.
    1967: The Pill and the Puritan Ethic
    5:25
  10. 18.
    1986: Steve Jobs Buys Pixar
    5:30
  11. 19.
    1956: Integration Fail at Alabama
    6:20
  12. 20.
    1997: Vallejo Courthouse Bombing
    5:57
  13. 21.
    1865: 13th Amendment Passes House
    5:55
  14. 22.
    1977: "Roots" Is a Sensation
    5:55
  15. 23.
    1971: Charles Manson Convicted
    6:00
  16. 24.
    1972: Japan Holdout Soldier Found
    5:59
  17. 25.
    1901: Queen Victoria Dies
    6:35
  18. 26.
    1954: The Moskovitz Kidnapping
    7:27
  19. 27.
    1865: The First Chronicle
    5:41
  20. 28.
    1919: Boston Molasses Flood
    6:13
  21. 29.
    1929: Death of Wyatt Earp
    6:43
  22. 30.
    1901: The Spindletop Oil Gusher
    5:12
  23. 31.
    1978: Harvey Milk Sworn In
    6:38
  24. 32.
    1994: Nancy Kerrigan Attacked
    6:47
  25. 33.
    Best of NYC: Climate Change and Coit Tower
    11:36
  26. 34.
    Best of NYC: Dark and Bright Times
    12:05
  27. 35.
    Best of NYC: The Future Is Here
    11:22
  28. 36.
    Best of NYC: NFL and an Escape
    12:14
  29. 37.
    Best of NYC: S.F. History Trivia, Part 2
    27:37
  30. 38.
    Best of NYC: S.F. History Trivia, Part 1
    15:47
  31. 39.
    Best of NYC: Patty and Squeaky
    12:10
  32. 40.
    Best of NYC: Martians and the Mona Lisa
    14:34
  33. 41.
    Best of NYC: Free Speech Battles
    13:08
  34. 42.
    1941: San Francisco Blackouts
    5:42
  35. 43.
    1989: Queen of Mean Sentenced
    4:55
  36. 44.
    1978: The Lufthansa Heist
    5:28
  37. 45.
    1963: Frankie Safe!
    6:31
  38. 46.
    1968: The Mother of All Demos
    5:18
  39. 47.
    1969: The '60s End at Altamont
    6:25
  40. 48.
    1955: Montgomery Bus Boycott
    6:09
  41. 49.
    1993: Polly Klaas Found
    6:13
  42. 50.
    1967: First Human Heart Transplant
    5:30

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