Events In History

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In History
  • First long distance telephone service, between New York and San Francisco, is demonstrated (scarlet letter)

    First long distance telephone service, between New York and San Francisco, is demonstrated (scarlet letter)
    The New York Times reported, “On October 9, 1876, Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas A. Watson talked by telephone to each other over a two-mile wire stretched between Cambridge and Boston. It was the first wire conversation ever held
  • Theodore Roosevelt's second inauguration

    Theodore Roosevelt's second inauguration
    The second inauguration of Theodore Roosevelt as President of the United States, took place on Saturday, March 4, 1905. The inauguration marked the beginning of the second term of Theodore Roosevelt as President and the only term of Charles W. Fairbanks as Vice President.
  • William Howard Taft is inaugurated as the 27th president

    William Howard Taft is inaugurated as the 27th president
    The inauguration of William Howard Taft as the 27th President of the United States was held on Thursday, March 4, 1909, in the Senate Chamber at the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.
  • Woodrow Wilson is inaugurated as the 28th president

    Woodrow Wilson is inaugurated as the 28th president
    First inauguration of Woodrow Wilson. The first inauguration of Woodrow Wilson as the 28th President of the United States was held on Tuesday, March 4, 1913, at the east portico of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.
  • World War 1

    World War 1
    known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918
  • Wilson's second inaguration

    Wilson's second inaguration
    DescriptionThe second inauguration of Woodrow Wilson as President of the United States was held privately on Sunday, March 4, 1917, and publicly on Monday, March 5, 1917, at the east portico of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.
  • Prohabition (Great Gatsby)

    Prohabition (Great Gatsby)
    Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages from 1920 to 1933
  • League of Nations meets for the first time; U.S. is not represented (Great Gatsby)

    League of Nations meets for the first time; U.S. is not represented (Great Gatsby)
    After World War I, US President Woodrow Wilson helped to build an ... of the League, the United States did not officially join the League of Nations due to ... establishing the League of Nations, which convened its first council meeting on January
  • Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution is ratified, granting women the right to vote (Great Gatsby)

    Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution is ratified, granting women the right to vote (Great Gatsby)
    On August 18th, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. It granted all American women the right to vote. ... The 19th Amendment, guaranteeing all women the right to vote, was passed by Congress on June 4, 1919 and ratified on August 18, 1920.
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s.
  • World War 2

    World War 2
    World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945. The vast majority of the world's countries—including all the great powers—eventually formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis.
  • The Holocaust (After Auschwitz)

    The Holocaust (After Auschwitz)
    The Holocaust, also known as the Shoah, was a genocide during World War II in which Nazi Germany, aided by local collaborators, systematically murdered some six million European Jews—around two-thirds of the Jewish population of Europe—between 1941 and 1945
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    The Attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service upon the United States against the naval base at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii on Sunday morning, December 7, 1941. The attack led to the United States' formal entry into World War II the next day.
  • US drops Bomb (catcher in the rye)

    US drops Bomb (catcher in the rye)
    President Harry S. Truman, warned by some of his advisers that any attempt to invade Japan would result in horrific American casualties, ordered that the new weapon be used to bring the war to a speedy end. On August 6, 1945, the American bomber Enola Gay dropped a five-ton bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima.
  • (NATO) is established

    (NATO) is established
    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The organization implements the North Atlantic Treaty that was signed on 4 April 1949