Manley 430 MSCM Sp12

  • Oct 22, 1440

    Printing Press

    Gutenburg completes his wooden printing press.
  • Civil War begins

  • New York and San Francisco are connected

    Connected by telegraph
  • Standard Oil established

  • Telephone is invented

    Alexander Graham Bell invents the telephone in Boston
  • Selenium camera

    Visionary PeriodGeorge Carey lays out plans for his selenium camera, which he claimed would let us see electricity.
  • Muckrakers emerge

    Book on Standard OilA muckracker is a journalist who is for reform. Muckrackers usually wrote for popular magazines, the companies used their controversial articles to boost readership.
  • Ida Tarbell's, "The History of the Standard Oil Company”

    Ida's complete essayTarbell's article in McClure's magazine showed Americans what was happening within Standard Oil
  • First baseball game on TV

    First GameThe Dodgers split with the Reds in their double-header
  • Nixon Kennedy debate

    The first of four debates garnered the largest television audience yet recorded.
  • Cronkite

    Walter Cronkite debuts as anchorman on CBS's Evening News.
  • Beatles appear on Ed

    Ed Sullivan has the Beatles as his musical guest.
  • Beatles & Picaso around the World

    "Our World" is broadcast via satellite to 400 million people worldwide.
  • Moon Landing

  • New York Times Co. v. United States

    This case made it possible for the New York Times and Washington Post to publish the Pentagon Papers without fear of censorship or punishment. This landmark desicion made it possible for the free press to exercise more freedom.
  • "Napalm Girl"

    Napalm girlWARNING! THE VIDEO IS EXTREMELY GRAPHIC! The war with Vietnam was considered an unwinable war by many; including Walter Cronkite, who was considered the most trusted man in America.
  • My Birthday

  • First SMS text sent

  • Bluetooth

    Bluetooth provides hands-free cellular calling
  • The Deficit Reduction Act of 2005

    In this document, that President Bush signed into law, it says that America will shut off analog TV and switching to a digital signal, which has HD capability.
  • Twitter

    Twitter is released upon the public
  • Switch to Digital

    Policy archiveThe switch from analog television to digital is complete in the United States.