Ford model t coupe 1920


By Ms.Hall
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  • Titanic Sinks

    Titanic Sinks
    RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean after collididng with an iceberg durring her voyage from Southampton, UK to New York City, US killing 1,502 people. Captains Edward Smith's Titanic was the largest ship afloat at the time of her voyage and was called "unsinkable." Passengers aboard the ship included some of the wealthiest people in the word as well as hundreds of emigrants.
  • World War I Begins

    World War I Begins
    World War I begins with the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria.
  • U.S. Enters World War I

    U.S. Enters World War I
    The U.S. joined the allies (Britain, France, and Russia) to fight in World War I despite man many americans and Woodrow Wilson's opposition to U.S. involvment and their push to keep America neutral. With the sinking of the Lisitania by a German submarine, killing 128 Americans and the sinking of seven American merchant ships turned the public against Germany.
  • Daylight Savings

    Daylight Savings
    First implemented in the U.S. Change from solar clock to societal clock.
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    Prohibition of Alcoholic beverages in the U.S. "intoxicating liquors"
    1st amendment with a delay on implementation. Ratified January 16, 1919 and goes into effect one year later.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    Prohibits U.S. Citizens denial of voting right based on gender.
  • First Commercial Radio Broadcast

    First Commercial Radio Broadcast
    Election Day (Harding-Cox) announcement before News Papers. KDKA. Use to be a one-on-one mode of communication has become mas communication.
  • Insulin Discovered

    Insulin Discovered
    John Macload and Chemist James Collip gave Leonard Thompson (14 year old boy) dying of diabetes, the first human experimental dose of insulin.
  • 1st Winter Olymic Games

    1st Winter Olymic Games
    Chamonix, France was the host city. 16 nations participating, 258 athletes participating.
  • Mein Kampf Pubished

    Mein Kampf Pubished
    Autobiography/ Political theory book volume 1 was published in 1925 and volume 2 was published in 1926. He stared writing him manifesto while imprisoned from political crimes.
  • Gertrude Ederle Swims English Channel

    Gertrude Ederle Swims English Channel
    14 hours and 30 mins, first women to swim the Atlantic and set record time beating her trainer by 9 mins.
  • Lindbergh Flies Solo Across the Atlantic Ocean

    Lindbergh Flies Solo Across the Atlantic Ocean
    7:52 a.m take off, 33.5 hour flight across 3,500 miles from Roosevelt field, Long Island to Paris, Charles Lindgergh flew the first non stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean on the "Lucky Lindy."
  • Model T

    Model T
    Henry Ford's Model T sells their 15 millionth car in Highland, MI
  • First Talking Movie, The Jazz Singer

    First Talking Movie, The Jazz Singer
    Produced by the Warner Brothers, 89 mins long musical.
  • Penicillin Discovered

    Penicillin Discovered
    First drug to effectivly right against bacterial infections that were previously life threating, syphilis, staphylococci, and streptococci.
  • Sliced Bread Invented

    Sliced Bread Invented
  • Stock Market Crashes

    Stock Market Crashes