American History 1920's

By Rathman
  • Race Riots

    Race Riots
    Race riots erupt in Chicago and other cities.
  • The Eighteenth Amendment

    The Eighteenth Amendment
    The eighteenth Amendment takes effect, instituting Prohibition.
  • Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong
    Louis makes his first jazz recording.
  • Duke Ellington

    Duke Ellington
    Duke plays in jazz clubs.
  • Governors

    Women governers are elected in WY and TX
  • Ford Motor Company

    The market capitalization of Ford Motor Company exceeds $1 billion.
  • The Sun Also Rises

    Ernest Hemingway publishes The Sun Also Rises.
  • Babe Ruth

    Babe Ruth
    Fri, 30 Sep 1927
  • The General

    Buster Keaton's comedy classic The General, considered by many to be the greatest silent film ever made, premieres.
  • Mae West Obscene

    Risqué entertainer Mae West is found guilty of obscenity by a New York court and sentenced to ten days in jail.