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The Uncle Sam Chronicles
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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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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January 7, 1923. The Baltimore Sim exposes
the reign of terror of the Ku Klux Klan in
Morehouse Parish. Louisiana. where despite
evidence of torture and murder of marked
victims. a grand jury refused to bring an
indictment. Estimated Klan membership is
as high as 5 million: by 1930 it has declined
August 2, 1923. Warren G. Harding dies
mysteriously in San Francisco on his return
from Alaska. Embolism is listed as the cause
of death. Harding is succeeded by Calvin
Coolidge. Keep Cool.
May 4, 1924. Calvin Coolidge signs bill
excluding all Japanese immigration and
limiting immigration from other countries.
1925. The New Yorker begins publication.
1925. F. Scott Fitzgeralds The Great Gnrxlsy
is published by Scribner and Sons.
July 10-21, 1925. John Scopes. a Tennessee
schoolteacher, is tried and convicted for
teaching evolution in public school. Prosecutor
is William Jennings Bryan and defense attorney
is Clarence Darrow.
1926. Ramon Navarro stars iv Ben Hur: John
Barrymore appears as Don Juan: Rudolph
Valentino dies. 1
November 12, 1926. First aerial bombardment
on United States soil. During a feud between
rival bootleggers. an airplane drops three bombs
on the farmhouse of Charles Birger in
Williamson County. Illinois. The bombs fail
1927. The Jazz Singer with Al Jolson is the
first popular sound film.
Summer, 1927. Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
August 2, 1927. Calvin Coolidge tells the press
in Rapid City, South Dakota. "1 do not choose
to run for President in 1928."
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August 23, 1927. Nicolo Sacco and Bartolomeo
1928. Walt Disneys Mickey Mouse appears
January-1, 1928. An air-conditioned office
building opens in San Antonio, Texas.
June 26, 1928. Alfred E. Smith. Democratic
governor of New York, becomes the first
Catholic presidential nominee.
October 14, 1928. Cora Dennison and James
Fowlkes of Kansas City, Missouri are married
1929. William Faulkner publishes The Sound
and the Fury: Ernest Hemingway publishes
A Farewell to Arms: Thomas Wolfe publishes
Look Homeward Angel.
lanuary 13, 1929. The first talking picture in
Esperanto is made by Paramount.
September 5, 1929. The first-fly-it yourself
airplane service is begun.
October 29, 1929. Stock Market crashes.
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