1900 to 1914

  • Gold Standard Act

    Gold Standard Act
    This established gold as the only standard for redeeming paper money.
  • Ford Motor Company

    Ford Motor Company
    Ford Motor Company was established by Henry Ford on this day.
  • Panama Canal

    Panama Canal
    President Roosevelt paid 40 million plus 10 million each year to complete the Panama Canal.
  • Earthquake

    The "Great Earthquake of San Francisco" happened over 2,500 people were killed in this earthquake.
  • Mining Disaster

    Mining Disaster
    In Monongah, West Virginia this was described at "the worst mining disaster in American History". 362 people were killed in this disaster.
  • Gentlemen's Agreement

    Gentlemen's Agreement
    This is an agreement between the United States and the Empire of Japan. Its so that the United States will notimpose restriction on Japanese immigration.
  • FBI

    The Bureau of Investigation (BOI) was established on this date later on in 1935 it was renamed to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
  • The U.S Penny

    The U.S Penny
    In 1909 the U.S Penny was changed to Abraham Lincoln
  • New Mexico & Arizona

    New Mexico & Arizona
    In this year New Mexico and Arizona became states in the United States.
  • RMS Titanic

    RMS Titanic
    On this day the RMS Titanic sank.