TIME looks back at its 80 years of publishing, with a fascinating collection of changing events, breathtaking progress and memorable people, heroes and villains, dictators and martyrs, movie stars and athletes. Here are Mohandas Gandhi and Pope John ...
Paul II, Winston Churchill and Che Guevara, Muhammad Ali and Babe Ruth, Charlie Chaplin and Henry Ford. Also, revisit the great events that shaped our lives today: Pearl Harbor and D-Day, the landing on the moon, the turmoil of the 1960s and the dawn of the computer age. Lavishly illustrated, beautifully written, this book gives 80 years of history a compelling new life. Other days that changed the world include Hitler's practice power grab (Nov. 8, 1923), the launching of the New Deal (March 4, 1933), a bus riders defiance (March 1, 1955), a church transformed (Oct. 11, 1962), the computer on a chip (Nov. 15, 1971), 9/11/01, and 74 other amazing days.