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Life of Pi - timeline
Piscine Deligny is inaugurated. (Paris, France)
14th May: The Olympics. (Paris, France)
Sunday 4th May: The Piscine des Tourelles is inaugurated. (Paris, France)
William Beebe gives the sloth's sense of taste, touch, sight, and hearing a rating of 2, and its sense of smell a rating of 3.
A female black leopard escapes the zoo. (Zurich, Switzerland)
Yann Martel's novel would have taken place in this year. (Portugal)
Friday 15th August: The Partition of India. (India)
The Tsimtsum is made by Erlandson and Skank Shipyards. (Malmo, Sweden)
Heini Hediger says, "When two creatures meet, the one that is able to intimidate its opponent is recognized as socially superior, so that a social decision does not always depend on a fight; an encounter in some circumstances may be enough."
Pondicherry cedes from France. (Pondicherry, India)
Monday 1st November: Pondicherry enters the union of India. (Pondicherry, India)
Piscine Molitor Patel is born. (Pondicherry, India)
Tuesday 25th June: Yann Martel is born. (Salamanca, Spain)
Tirler says about sloths, "A good-natured smile is forever on its lips."
Bullock says that sloths fall from decayed branches often.
Tsimtsum is refitted.
December: The Indo-Pakistani War.
Pi is Hindu, Christian, and Muslim. (Pondicherry, India)
Tuesday 21st June: Pi and his family leave on the Tsimtsum to go to Canada. (Pondicherry, India)
Tuesday 28th June: The Tsimtsum passes. (Manila, Philippines)
Saturday 2nd July: The Tsimtsum sinks. Pi gets into a lifeboat and acquires company. (Pacific Ocean)
Tuesday 14th February: Pi arrives in his lifeboat. (Mexico)
Sunday 19th February: Oika Shipping Company writes an insurance report concerning the sinking of the Tsimtsum after Pi tells a couple of representatives two versions of his story.
Yann Martel interviews Piscine Molitor "Pi" Patel. (Pondicherry, India)