1880-1950

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In Music
  • Scott Joplin Born

    Scott Joplin Born
    Scott Joplin was an African-American composer and pianist. Joplin achieved fame for his ragtime compositions, and was later titled "The King of Ragtime".
  • First Radio Transmission

    First Radio Transmission
    In 1895, Marconi built a wireless system capable of transmitting signals at long distances (1.5 mi./ 2.4 km). From Marconi's experiments, the phenomenon that transmission range is proportional to the square of antenna height is known as "Marconi's law". This formula represents a physical law that radio devices use.
  • Victor Talking Machine Company Founded

    Victor Talking Machine Company Founded
  • First Model A Sold

  • First Flight

    First Flight
  • First Production Model T Produced

  • Titanic Sank

  • World War I Begins

  • First Paved Road

    Woodward Avenue
  • Scott Joplin Death

  • World War I Ends

  • 18th Amendment

  • 19th Amendment

  • First Four-way Intersection

  • American Record Corporation Founded

    Now known as Sony Music Entertainment.
  • Stock Market Crashed

    Stock Market Crashed
  • 21st Amendment

  • First Jet-Propelled Airliner

  • World War II Begins

  • Pearl Harbor

  • First Nuclear Reactor

    Chicago Pile-1 at the University of Chicago.
  • World War II Ends

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    World War I

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    Prohibition

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    World War II