key events for 100 years ago

  • 1917

    communist revolution in russia and its empire creates several new countries that are known as the union of soviet socialist republics (ussr) and under the leadership of vladimir lenin.
  • 1919

    treaty of verailles
  • 1924

    vladimir lenin dies- joseph stalin over power of USSR
  • 1929

    wall st stock market crash beginning ot the great depression
  • 1933

    english cricket team devises bodyline bowling to beat the run scroring talents of don bradman.
  • 1939

    black friday bushfires in victoria that killed 71 people and destroyed 5 towns.