• WWI Ends

  • Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States, dies

  • The 18th Amendment to the United States Constitution, authorizing Prohibition, is ratified.

  • The Paris Peace Conference opens at Versailles, France

  • Women's rights:

    The United States Congress approves the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which would guarantee suffrage to women, and sends it to the U.S. states for ratification.
  • The first game of Negro National League baseball is played in Indianapolis, Indiana

  • The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution is passed, guaranteeing women's suffrage.

  • The United States Figure Skating Association is formed.

  • The first radio baseball game is broadcast;

    Harold Arlin announces the Pirates-Phillies game from Forbes Field over Westinghouse KDKA, in Pittsburgh.
  • In Atlantic City, New Jersey, the first Miss America Pageant is held.

  • The first successful insulin treatment of diabetes is made.

  • President of the United States Warren G. Harding introduces the first radio in the White House.