Key Events 1913 - 2013

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  • Communist Revolution in Russia

    New countries are created as the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics under the leadership of Vladimir Lenin.
  • Treaty of Versailles

  • Australia's First Radio Broadcast

    Australia's first radio broadcast takes place in Sydney.
  • Vladmir Leniv Dies

    Joseph Stalin over power of USSR.
  • Talking Pictures

    The Jazz Singer begins the era of "talking pictures" and the end of silent movies.
  • Tasmainian Tiger Becomes Exstinct

    Last Tasmainian Tiger dies in captivity in Hobart.
  • Black Friday

    Black Friday bushfires in Victoria kill 71 people and destroy five towns.