1920's

  • Beginning of the Harlem Renaissance

    Beginning of the Harlem Renaissance
    the Harlem renaissance and revival of black pride started. Jazz music was very popular with them
  • League of nations established

    League of nations established
    The United states and many other countries establish the league of nations.
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    1920's

    Events that occured in the 1920's
  • 18th amendment ratified

    alcohol is made illegal in a gov't attempt to make the U.S. "dry"
  • Women gain the right to vote

    Women gain the right to vote
    the 19th amendment is passed and women in the united states can vote after over a hundred years of suffrage
  • First miss America Pageant

    First miss America Pageant
    The first competition for the title miss america is held
  • Unkown Soldier from WWI buried

    Unkown Soldier from WWI buried
    the unkown soldier is brought to the U.S. and is buried to recognize all the unrecognizable corpses on the battlefield
  • King Tuts Tomb discovered

    King Tuts Tomb discovered
    king tuts tomb was discovered by an archaeologist named howard carter
  • President Harding dies and Coolidge is sworn into office

    President Harding dies and Coolidge is sworn into office
    president Harding dies and Calvin coolidge is sworn into office
  • Vladimir Lenin dies

    Vladimir Lenin dies
    Leader of the Russian revolution Vladimir Lenin dies and Leon Trotsky is the leader now.
  • Hitler Publishes Mein Kampf

    Hitler Publishes Mein Kampf
    Hitler writes a book about how he wants to run germany and kill the jews. This book becomes very popular in germany
  • First woman swims the english channel

    Gertrude Elderle swam the English channel after 14 and a half hours of swimming
  • Babe ruth sets home run record

    Babe ruth sets home run record
    Babe ruth made 60 home runs during the 1927 baseball season
  • Charles Lindbergh flies to paris

    Charles Lindbergh flies to paris
    Charles Lindbergh flies from long island New york to paris in a 33 and a half hour trip. being the first man to fly the atlantic
  • Sacco and Vanzetti executed

    Italian anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti are executed for supposedly commiting murder and robbery
  • First Talking movie.

    First Talking movie.
    The first talking movie "the jazz singer" was shown in theaters
  • Penicillan is discovered

    penicillin is discovered by Alezander Flemming. It is used to keep wounds from being infected.
  • Herbert Hoover elected president

    Herbert Hoover elected president
    Herbert hoover is elected president. Hoover dam is named after him
  • Saint Valentines day massacre

    Al capones gang murdered seven people in chicago
  • Stock market crashes

    the great depression starts on black tuesday with the stock market crashing