Prohibtion still dc 1922 dbloc adj


  • Census

    The United States Census reports, for first time, that more Americans live in urban areas than in rural areas. However, "urban" is defined as any town with more than 2,500 people.
  • alcohol

    n January 16, 1920 it was made illegal to sell, make, or transport any drink that contained more than one half of one percent alcohol by volume.
  • Nineteenth Amendment

    Nineteenth Amendment
    The Nineteenth Amendment is ratified, granting women the right to vote.
  • World Series

    World Series
    Baseball's World Series is broadcast on radio for the first time; the New York Giants defeat the New York Yankees, five games to three.
  • Yankee stadeium

    Yankee stadeium
    Yankee Stadium, "The House that Ruth Built," is constructed in the Bronx, New York.
  • Ford Motor Company

    Ford Motor Company
    The market capitalization of Ford Motor Company exceeds $1 billion.
  • Spirit of St. Louis

    Spirit of St. Louis
    Aviator Charles Lindbergh completes the first solo transatlantic flight, landing his "Spirit of Saint Louis" in Paris 33 hours after departing from New York. Lindbergh becomes a national hero.
  • Model T Ford

    Model T Ford
    Henry Ford watched the fifteen millionth Model T Ford roll off the assembly line at his factory in Highland Park, Michigan.
  • Babe Ruth 60

    Babe Ruth 60
    New York Yankees star Babe Ruth hits his 60th home run of the season, breaking his own record of 59. Ruth's record will stand for more than thirty years.
  • Herbert Hoover saying

    Herbert Hoover saying
    Hoover President
    Herbert Hoover, running on a slogan of "A chicken in every pot, a car in every garage," is elected to the presidency, crushing Catholic Democrat Al Smith to maintain Republican dominance of the Oval Office.