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1908. A lollipop manufacturing machine.
Capable of manufacturing 40 lollipops per
second. is produced hy the Racine
Confectionaries Machinery Company. The
manufacturer claims that the machine makes
more lollipops in one week than can be sold in
1908. Jack Johnson becomes the first black
world boxing champion.
1908. Teddy Roosevelt sends The Great White
Fleet around the world.
July 8, 1908. Nelson Rockefeller horn.
August, 1908. Dr. Henry Herbert Goddard.
director of the New Jersey Training School for
Feeble-Minded Boys and Girls, introduces
the first intelligence test.
August 27, 1908. Lyndon Johnson born.
November 3, 1908. William Howard Taft defeats
William Jennings Bryan for President by 321
electoral votes to 162.
1909. Frank Lloyd Wright designs the Robie
1909. Child actress Gladys Smith is
transmogrified into Mary Pickford under
the tutelage of D.W. Griffiths.
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10. .S'oiourner Truth was a self-educated orator
who worked for black freedom in the 19th Centutjv.
11. Shirley Chisholm was the .hast black woman
in Congress and to run for president. 12. Jane
Addams founded Hull House, the lhrst social
.settlement in America. 13. Clara Barton
established the International Red Cross.
14. Elizabeth Cadv Stanton organized the first
Womens Rights Convention in 1848. 15. Margaret
Chase Smith from Maine became one of the most
prominent Republicans in the Senate. 16. Clare
Booth Luce had careers as Congresswoman,
playwright, ambassador. IZ Dtbcie Lee Ray is a
member of the Atomic Energy Commission.
18. Gertrude Stein was one of the most famous
ll'l8l'L11jl.hg1ll'E.S' of the 1920s. 19. Pearl Buck won
Nobel Prize for Literature in 1938. 20. Margaret
Sanger was jailed in 1916 for opening Americas
,first birth control clinic. 21. Marv Lyon founded
the advanced female senzinargv at Mt. Holyoke,
Massachusetts. 22. Mildred "Babe"Didrikson
broke 4 Olympic records in 1932 and pitched
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.1-zinuag 1, 1909. Barry Goldwater born.
February 9, 1909. The first anti-narcotic law
is passed in response to fears that as many
as 152: of the American population are hooked
on opium-based medicines.
1910. The Rotary Club is organized.
1910. The first pinball machine is manufactured
1910. Mr. Wilson observatory installs a
100-inch reflecting telescope.
February 8, 1910. The Boy Scouts of America
are chartered in Washington, D.C. Be Prepared.
April 21, 1910. Samuel Langhorne Clemens
lMark Twain! dies.
August 13, 1910. Florence Nightingale dies.
November 8, 1910. W.M. Frost of Spokane.
Washington, invents the insect electrocutor.
against the Brooklvn Dodgezs. 23. Margaret Mead
is a leading 20th centuly anthropologist.
24. Frances Perkins was Franklin Roosevelts
Secretaty of Labor and the first woman to serve
in a cabinet. 25. Helen Keller overcame blindness
and deafness to become a leading essayist,
lecturer and educator. 26. Edna St. Vincent Millay
was a leading American poet. 27. Margaret Fuller
was a transcendentalist leader and author.
28. Mary Cassatt was the 111051 famous American
impressionist painter. 29. Phyllis Wheatley was
a black poet of the 18th centurv. 30. Harriet
Beecher Stowe wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin.
31. Susan B. Anthony was the early feminist
movements first and greatest activist.
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September 12, 1901. King Camp Gillette
organizes a company for the manufacture of
safety razors. ln 1903 he sells 51 razors.
October 24, 1901. A.E. Taylor becomes the
first man to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel.
November 16, 1901. A.C. Bostwich drives
60 miles per hour at Ocean Parkway
in Brooklyn. '
December 5, 1901. Walt Disney born.
December 16, 1901. Margaret Mead born.
August 25, 1902. An Arabic daily newspaper,
Al-Hoda is published in Philadelphia.
1903. New York Stock Exchange built.
1903. "The Great Train Robbery" is the first
motion picture with a plot.
December 16, 1903. The Majestic Theatre in
New York employs usherettes.
December 17, 1903. Orville Wright pilots a
745-pound airplane 852 feet in 59 seconds.
Average speed is 31 miles an hour.
January 9, 1904. George Balanchine born.
May 4, 1904. Work begins on the Panama Canal.
December 27, 1904. Marlene Dietrich born.
1906. Upton Sinclair's The Jungle exposes
conditions in the Chicago stockyards and
April 14, 1906. Teddy Roosevelt coins the
term "muckraker" to describe Sinclair and
his fellow crusading writers.
April' 18-19, 1906. San Francisco earthquake
and fire kill 452.
October 11, 1906. The San Francisco School
Board orders segregation of all Japanese.
Chinese and Korean children into separate
1907. There are 236.900 miles of railroads in
operation in the United States.
1907. A.L.R. Locke is the first black
1907. Electric washing machine marketed
January 23, 1907. Charles Curtis of Kansas
is the first native American to serve in
March 9, 1907. Indiana enacts legalization of
June 18, 1903. E.P. Fetch and Marcus Krarup
leave San Francisco in a one-cylinder Packard.
August 21, 1903. E.P. Fetch and Marcus Krarup
arrive in New York City.
June 30, 1906. Pure Food and Drug Act passes.
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1. lvlarianne Moore is considered the leading
woman poet. 2. Dorothea Dir awakened America
to the plight of the mentally ill. 3. Amelia Earhart
flew the Atlantic alone in 1932. 4- Louisa May Alcott
wrote Little Women. 5. Georgia OLKeefe is a
leading abstract painter. 6. Maria Mitchell
discovered a comet and was the -hrs! woman
elected to the Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Z Lydia Maria Child was a writer who championed
the abolitionist cause. 8. Margaret Clapp won a
Pulitzer Prize and was president of Wellesley
College. 9. Eleanor Roosevelt was chairwoman of
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May 27, 1911. Hubert Humphrey born.
41912. Charles Pathe produces the first newsreel.
1912. The Girls Scouts and The Campfire Girls
1912. Casimir Funck discovers vitamins.
February 16, 1913. 16th amendment to the
Constitution authorizes the income tax.
January 9, 1913. Richard Nixon horn.
March 4, 1913. Woodrow Wilson inaugurated.
October 1, 1913. A monument to a Seagull
is dedicated in Salt Lake City, Utah.
December 21, 1913. The first crossword puzzle
appears in the New York World.
August 15, 1914. Panama Canal opened.
October 28, 1914. Jonas Salk born.
February 2, 1917. Diplomatic relations are
severed with Germany.
April 6, 1917. Congress declares war
May 29, 1917. John Fitzgerald Kennedy born.
1918. The Yellow Light is introduced to
New York City's traffic signals. The first yellow
light is run by Hector Rondalla, a Bronx
casketmaker, on his way to the World Series.
January 8, 1918. Mississippi is the first state
to ratify the prohibition amendment to the
November 7, 1918. Billy Graham born.
November 11, 1918. Armistice of World War
1919. H.L. Mencken publishes The Ameriran
January 4, 1919. Teddy Roosevelt dies.
September 2, 1919. Communist Party of
December 11, 1919. A monument to a boll
weevil is dedicated in Enterprise. Alabama.
.luly 26, 1919. Emily Schaeffer of Sea Gate.
New York marries Lt. George Burgess of the
Army Air Corps in an airplane. The bride and
groom arein one plane. the minister in another.
The ceremony is broadcast by radio to a
grandstand below. It is not recorded whether
the bride tosses her bouquet from the cockpit.
January., 1920. Prohibition becomes effective,
August 26, 1920. The Woman Suffrage
Amendment to the Constitution becomes Law.
December 10, 1920. Nobel Prize for Peace
awarded to Woodrow Wilson.
1922. Sinclair Lewis publishes Babbitt.
January 24, 1922. C.K. Nelson patents the
Iuly, 1922. The first tube neon advertising sign
appears in New York.
August 1, 1922. Alexander Graham Bell dies.
1923. Time magazine is published by
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