Roarin' 1920's!!!

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  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    The League of Nations holds its first meeting and accomplishes the rafitification of the Treaty of Versailles. Nine days later the United States Senate votes against joining the League.
  • Radio News

    Radio News
    The first radio news program was broadcast by station 8MK in Detroit, Michigan.
  • Babe Ruth

    Babe Ruth
    In 1921, Ruth improved to arguably the best year of his career, hitting 59 home runs, batting .378 and slugging .846 (the highest with 500+ at-bats in an MLB season) while leading the Yankees to their first league championship. On July 18, 1921, Babe Ruth hit career home run No. 139, breaking Roger Connor's record of 138 in just the eighth year of his career. (This was not recognized at the time, as Connor's correct career total was not accurately documented until the 1970s. Even if the record h
  • Phonofilm

    The first sound on film motion picture "Phonofilm" is show in the Rivoli Theatre in New York City by Lee de Forest.
  • Flappers

    Flappers were a "new breed" of young Western women in the 1920s who wore short skirts, bobbed their hair, listened to jazz, and flaunted their disdain for what was then considered acceptable behavior.
  • Charles Lindergh

    Charles Lindergh
    Charles Lindbergh leaves Roosevelt Field, New York on the first non-stop transatlantic flight in history. He would reach Paris thirty-three and one-half hours later in the Spirit of St. Louis, his aircraft.
  • Amerlia Earhart

    Amerlia Earhart
    Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly over the Atlantic Ocean. It seems as her and her plane, dissappeared.
  • Valentines Masacre

    Valentines Masacre
    he Saint Valentine's Day Massacre is the name given to the murder of seven mob associates as part of a prohibition era conflict between two powerful criminal gangs in Chicago.
  • Black Tuesday (Stock Market Crash)

    Black Tuesday (Stock Market Crash)
    The plummeting stock prices led to losses between 1929 and 1931 of an estimated $50 billion and started the worst American depression in the nation's history.
  • The Teapot Dome

    The Teapot Dome
    The Teapot Dome scandal comes to a close when Albert B. Fall, is convicted of accepting a $100,000 bribe for leasing the Elk Hills naval oil reserve. He is sentenced to one year in jail and a $100,000 fine.