The Roaring 20's By 11mcraig Period: Jan 1, 1920 to Dec 25, 1929 The Roaring 20's Jan 5, 1920 Babe Ruth Boston Red Sox sell Babe Ruth to New York Yankees Nov 2, 1920 Elections The Republican party nominates Warren G. Harding for president and Calvin Coolidge for vice president. Jul 20, 1923 Pancho Villa Mexican Revolutionary leader Panch Villa who cared for the poor and he was responsible for the 1916 raid on columbus, New Mexico which was the first attack on U.S. soil since 1812. He retired in 1923. Oct 1, 1923 KU KLUX CLAN Ku Klux Clan would have fundraising celebrations on Stone Mountain in Georgia whenever they so desired. Jan 25, 1924 Olympic Games The first Olympic games were held in 1924 in the city of Paris home of Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the games. Feb 1, 1925 Hitler Hitler publishes his book Mein Kampf. A book about his past with the Nazi party and his future plans for Germany. Apr 7, 1926 Benito Mussolini The first Assassination attempt on mussolini occured on April 7, 1926 right after he was done giving a speech about praising modern medicine. The assassin was an insane 50 year old woman. Oct 6, 1927 The Jazz Singer The first talking movie the jazz singer was released on october 6, 1927. Feb 8, 1928 Bubble Gum Bubble Gum was invented in 1928 by 23 year old Diemer who had been testing new chewing products for some time and it was his idea to use the pink dye. Oct 29, 1929 Stock Market On October 29, 1929 the Stock Market crashed. So many people were trying to sell their stocks and no one was buying.