This title presents a daily chronicle of 80 years of world events. Facts On File's Day by Day series provides researchers of all ages with a complete, accessible daily chronicle of 80 years of modern history. Each volume documents the major events of the period as they unfolded each day, including all of the social, economic, political, and cultural issues that defined each decade. The Day by Day series serves as both a quick reference to specific events and a broad overview of the years 1920 to 1999. Each volume includes: an introduction to each decade and each year under review; a full index that provides ready access to individual items; and, a chronology of each day's events.