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29 dates spanning 97 years: 1865-1961
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  • 1865
    • April
      • April 14
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        • After Peter Corrigan discusses the possibility of time travel with his friends at the Potomac Club on April 14, 1961, he steps outside the club to find himself magically transported back in time to April 14, 1865, the night of President Abraham Lincoln's assassination. He attempts to save the president's life, but fails. (Season 2 episode Back There)
  • 1880
    • November
  • 1881
    • July
      • July 1
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        • Time traveler Paul Driscoll arrives in Homeville, Indiana from the future. The Homeville Clarion newspaper headline: President Garfield to Attend Commencement Exercises at Williams' College (Season 4 episode No Time Like the Past)
      • July 2
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        • Time traveler Paul Driscoll argues with fellow boarding house resident Mr. Hanlon over politics and war during dinner. Later, Paul kisses schoolteacher Abby Sloan outside when news of President Garfield being shot becomes known. (Season 4 episode No Time Like the Past)
      • July 3
        •  The Twilight Zone 1959 TV Series
        • While trying to prevent a runaway wagon's kerosene lantern from gutting the county school and injuring twelve schoolchildren rehearsing for the 4th of July celebration, time traveler Paul Driscoll unintentionally causes the disaster himself. The Homeville Clarion newspaper headline: PRESIDENT GARFIELD'S CONDITION UNCHANGED. NATION PRAYS. (Season 4 episode No Time Like the Past)
      • July 4
        •  The Twilight Zone 1959 TV Series
        • Schedule for Homeville, Indiana's planned 4th of July celebration according to schoolteacher Abby Sloan: Parade at 9, speech at 11, games from noon to 5, picnic supper, and then fireworks and concert. Festivities are canceled following the fire at the schoolhouse the day before, a disaster time traveler Paul Driscoll unintentionally causes while trying to prevent. (Season 4 episode No Time Like the Past)
  • 1890
  • 1915
    • May
      • May 6
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        • Time traveler Paul Driscoll attempts and fails to warn the captain and change the course of the doomed Lusitania, before it is torpedoed by a German U-Boat. (Season 4 episode No Time Like the Past)
  • 1939
    • June
      • June 13
        •  The Twilight Zone 1959 TV Series
        • Anne Marie Henderson's engagement party. As she rides a horse across her family's property, she is accosted by another woman on a horse, dressed in black. The woman screams at her and chases her. 25 years later, she finds herself on the other side of the interaction, as the woman chasing her younger self. (Season 5 episode Spur of the Moment)
  • 1942
    • August
      • August 7
        •  The Twilight Zone 1959 TV Series
        • Submarine 714 sinks in action during the First Battle of the Solomon Sea. "Look for this one filed under 'H' for haunting in the Twilight Zone." (Season 4 episode The Thirty-Fathom Grave)
  • 1943
    • April
      • April 5
        •  The Twilight Zone 1959 TV Series
        • According to the tombstone that Captain James Embry finds in the desert, his buddy Kline died on April 5, 1943: "T/SGT. WM. F. KLINE - DIED OF INJURIES RECEIVED IN CRASH 5 APR, 1943 REST IN PEACE, BUDDY - THE CREW" (Season 2 episode King Nine Will Not Return)
  • 1945
    • August
      • August 6
        •  The Twilight Zone 1959 TV Series
        • Time traveler Paul Driscoll attempts and fails to warn authorities and evacuate the doomed city of Hiroshima before it is annihilated by an atomic bomb. (Season 4 episode No Time Like the Past)
  • 1953
    • March
      • March 6
        •  The Twilight Zone 1959 TV Series
        • Reporter Philip Redfield finds a copy of The Bredon Gazette newspaper in the Horn Hotel in Peaceful Valley dated March 6, 1953 with the headline: STALIN DEAD. (Season 4 episode Valley of the Shadow)
  • 1958
    • December
      • December 5
        •  The Twilight Zone 1959 TV Series
        • According to the Oakwood High School Basketball 1958-1959 schedule in the Park Drugs drugstore, Oakwood High School plays Corinth High School in Oakwood. (Season 1 episode Where is Everybody?)
      • December 12
        •  The Twilight Zone 1959 TV Series
        • According to the Oakwood High School Basketball schedule in the Park Drugs drugstore, Oakwood High School plays Allerton High School in Allerton. (Season 1 episode Where is Everybody?)
      • December 22
        •  The Twilight Zone 1959 TV Series
        • According to the Oakwood High School Basketball schedule in the Park Drugs drugstore, Oakwood High School plays Clarion High School in Oakwood. (Season 1 episode Where is Everybody?)
  • 1959
    • January
      • January 2
        •  The Twilight Zone 1959 TV Series
        • According to the Oakwood High School Basketball schedule in the Park Drugs drugstore, Oakwood High School plays Manchester High School in Manchester. (Season 1 episode Where is Everybody?)
      • January 9
        •  The Twilight Zone 1959 TV Series
        • According to the Oakwood High School Basketball schedule in the Park Drugs drugstore, Oakwood High School plays Plainville High School in Oakwood. (Season 1 episode Where is Everybody?)
      • January 16
        •  The Twilight Zone 1959 TV Series
        • According to the Oakwood High School Basketball schedule in the Park Drugs drugstore, Oakwood High School plays Manchester High School in Oakwood. (Season 1 episode Where is Everybody?)
      • January 30
        •  The Twilight Zone 1959 TV Series
        • According to the Oakwood High School Basketball schedule in the Park Drugs drugstore, Oakwood High School plays Plainville High School in Plainville. (Season 1 episode Where is Everybody?)
    • February
      • February 6
        •  The Twilight Zone 1959 TV Series
        • According to the Oakwood High School Basketball schedule in the Park Drugs drugstore, Oakwood High School plays Clarion High School in Clarion. (Season 1 episode Where is Everybody?)
      • February 13
        •  The Twilight Zone 1959 TV Series
        • According to the Oakwood High School Basketball schedule in the Park Drugs drugstore, Oakwood High School plays Allerton High School in Oakwood. (Season 1 episode Where is Everybody?)
      • February 27
        •  The Twilight Zone 1959 TV Series
        • According to the Oakwood High School Basketball schedule in the Park Drugs drugstore, Oakwood High School plays Corinth High School in Corinth. (Season 1 episode Where is Everybody?)
  • 1961
    • April
      • April 14
        •  The Twilight Zone 1959 TV Series
        • After Peter Corrigan discusses the possibility of time travel with his friends at the Potomac Club on April 14, 1961, he steps outside the club to find himself magically transported back in time to April 14, 1865, the night of President Abraham Lincoln's assassination. He attempts to save the president's life, but fails. (Season 2 episode Back There)
  • Year Unknown
    • March
      • March 13
        •  The Twilight Zone 1959 TV Series
        • Date of suggestion that McNulty put in Mr. Cooper's Suggestion Box: "Make hotdogs flat, so that they can fit easily into a hamburger bun." (Season 5 episode A Kind of Stopwatch)
    • May
      • May 25
        •  The Twilight Zone 1959 TV Series
        • A man named Jagger is hanged at 9:30 in the morning in a small, inconsequential village that's been covered by a mysterious darkness, a darkness made of hate that spreads across the world, to North Vietnam, a section of the Berlin Wall, a political prison in Budapest, a section of Chicago, a street in Dallas, Texas and Birmingham, Alabama, a section of Shanghai and elsewhere. (Season 5 episode I am the Night - Color Me Black)
    • October
      • October 30
        •  The Twilight Zone 1959 TV Series
        • Date from narration in Julius Moomer's new production The Tragic Cycle, ghostwritten by William Shakespeare: "On October 30, the gardener's wife returned to the scene of the crime. The police had already arrived, and, once again, the Federal Bureau of Investigation... " (Season 4 episode The Bard)

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