TWENTIETH CENTURY TIMELINE

By axydias
  • Mass production

    Mass production is the production of large amounts of products such as cars, planes, jets, etc.
  • End of WWI

    Germany finally accepted to sign the armistice to stop the Great War. The armistice is a document which every country involved in the war had to sign to stop the war.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    The treaty of Versailles was signed after World War 1 to keep all peace. It was signed in Paris in the city Versailles.
  • The Jazz Age

    The jazz age was a period in time where everybody seemed to have money. Also young people started to have out of control hairstyles and behaviour.
  • The Invention of the Internet

    When the television was first released it was one of the most popular inventions made in the world as it provides entertainment.
  • Invention of television

    The forst ever television was called the "Phonovision" and was invented by John Logie with the help of some scientists discoveries before him.
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression was a date in time where nobody had a job which meant that everywhere people were poor. For this reason the government got involved with society and the economy.
  • Market Crash

    Black Tuesday hit Wall Street as investors traded some 16 million shares on the New York Stock Exchange in one day.
  • Cuban missile crisis

    An American spy plane found and took photos of a nuclear missile base put up by the soviets of Cuba.
  • Day of Mourning

    The Day of Mourning was a day of protest held by Indigenous Australians to stop all the racism that was occuring back in those days. The Indigenous Australians wanted to have rights aswell.
  • Japanese Attack of Pearl Harbour

    The attack on Pearl Harbour was a surprise military attack on the US, Hawaii which led to the US joining World War 2.
  • Bombing of Darwin

    Darwin was hit by a Japanese aircraft exploding oil storage tanks making lots of smoke when all tanks exploded together.
  • Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima

    The US bombed Japan with a massive missile killing tens of thousands of civillians. This bomb was the equilavent of 20,000 tons of TNT which flattened the city of Hiroshima.
  • Declaration of Human Rights

    The declaration of human rights is a document signed after the Second World War. The document states basic rights and also fundamental for humans.
  • Melbourne Olympics

    The Melbourne olympics was officially known as the Games of the XVI Olympiad. All the events could not be held in Melbourne due to quarentine restrictions.
  • Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream…” speech

    Martin Luther King wrote a speech in the middle of a protest for dark skinned people in US about stopping all racism in the United States.
  • Australian Freedom Rides

    A group of univercity students in Sydney organised a bus tour for poor Indigenous towns in western and costal areas of New South Whales.
  • Release of Crocodile Dundee

    Crocodile Dundee was a successful Australian film taken in The Australian outback and in New York City. The movie starred Paul Hogan as Mick Dundee.
  • Invention of mobile phone

    The first ever mobile phone was sent out by motorola which weighted to around 2.2 pounds.
  • United Nations Conventions on the Rights of the Child

    World leaders decided that children needed their own set of right due to that fact that people under 18 often needed taking care of.