Great Gatsby Timeline By Jasmine T Period: Jan 1, 1890 to Dec 31, 1929 Great Gatsby Timeline Dec 29, 1890 Wounded Knee Masscre 250-300 innocent Native Americans died during the masscre and this event is a permanent symbol of inhumanity of the U.S. government policy toward Native Americans. Jun 30, 1892 Homestead Strike The Homestead Strike was an industrial lockout and was one of the most serious strikes between strikers and security agents in U.S labor history. Mar 7, 1893 Panic of 1893 The panic of 1893 was the worst economic depression the U.S had ever experienced at the time. Sep 24, 1896 Fitzgerald's Birth Scott Francis Fitzgerald was born. Feb 18, 1898 USS Maine The armored cruiser unexpectedly exploded in Havana Harbor, sank, and killed about a third of the U.S crew. Jul 13, 1898 World Power The United States became world power and dominated other small islands like the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and parts of the Somoan islands. Feb 1, 1900 U.S. Population In 1900 the U.S population was 76,300,000. Aug 26, 1905 Wright Brothers They flew 25 miles within 38 minutes. Apr 4, 1909 U.S Flag Robert Edwin Peary planted the U.S flag in the North Pole. Oct 15, 1909 Scotts first publication goes public After being an outsider on school, he gets recognition for his skills. Aug 27, 1911 Newman School in New Jersey Fitzgerald attended the Catholic school in 1911-1913. He met Father Sigourney Fay, who helped encourage him with his abilities. Aug 4, 1912 Raoul Wallenberg Raoul Wallenberg was born.During the Holocaust, he saved 30-100 thousand Jews by preventing their deportation. Aug 10, 1914 World War 1 begins Everything including the Great Depression, World War II, and the Holocaust was a consequence from this war. Jan 4, 1915 Fitzgerald falls in love for the first time. Scott's first love. Feb 18, 1915 Birth of a Nation film The 3 hour long film was made and was the most influential and controversal film of all time. It's best known due to its racism, length,cost, and popularity. Jun 22, 1915 First Radio Transmission Transatlantic radio transmissions were possible in 1915 and were used more as the years went by. Oct 23, 1917 Scott drops out of school Scott's life is going down and he just focuses on going in the army. Jul 16, 1918 Fitzgerald meets Zelda Scott starts to fall in love again. Nov 11, 1918 Scott leaves the army The war ends and he doesnt have a chance to succeed in the army. Jan 27, 1920 Roaring 20s This decade was the first decade to have a nickname; "The Jazz Age" and "Roaring 20s". Apr 3, 1920 Scott marries Zelda Scott's life slowly starts to evolve around Zelda. Apr 10, 1920 This side of paradise published Scotts debut novel was published. Oct 26, 1921 Frances Scott Fitzgerald Scott and Zelda's daughter is born. Apr 10, 1925 The Great Gatsby The book was published but wasn't as successful as his other books. May 20, 1927 Mississippi River Flooding The overflooding of the Mississippi River destroyed many towns and killed about a thousand people. Oct 29, 1929 The Great Depression Economic prosperity came to an end and the middle class and working class suffered greatly.