Remember, globe manufacturers did not always change the names of countries and boundaries immediately. Name changed to Iran in 1935 o Does your globe have Constantinople or Istanbul? 1910 - Union of South Africa (Confirm this) 1910-1945 - Korea was called Chosen by Japan 1910 the four main republics in the region united as the Union of South Africa. Petersburg was renamed Petrograd (1914-1924), thereafter Leningrad, until its original name (St.
But the tale of Peking Man has haunted generations of Chinese researchers, who have struggled to understand its relationship to modern humans.Tokyo, Japan (CNN) -- Nene Anegasaki is a witty, doe-eyed beauty.She looks perfectly perky in sexy skirts, doesn't pick fights and is always at one Tokyo man's beck and call -- that is why the 27-year-old decided to marry her.Do you collect antique or vintage terrestrial globes? 1921-24 - Irish Civil War 1922 - Russia changes to Soviet Union. 1923 - Turkey independent 1924 - Christiana, Norway renamed Oslo 1924 - Leningrad appears1930 - Constantinople becomes Istanbul 1931 - Japan invades Manchuria and renames it Manchukuo In 1931 South Africa became a fully sovereign and self-governing dominion under the British crown. Perhaps you like to see how older world globes show the political boundaries of their times.