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American History and Music (1868 - 1959)
This timeline will take you through historical events from 1868 through 1959, many of which relate to the development of music in America.
⟶ Updated 11 Nov 2018 ⟶
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5 Jun 2018
JFK Presidency Timline
John F. Kennedy was president of the United States from 1961...
Scott Joplin Is Born
Thomas Edison Invents the Phonograph
Scott Joplin Releases "Maple Leaf Rag"
President William McKinley Is Assassinated
Frank Sinatra Is Born
Stock Market Crash of 1929
19th Amendment is Ratified
Chuck Berry Is Born
Elvis Presley Is Born
"Christmas Songs by Sinatra" Is Released
Chuck Berry Records "Roll Over Beethoven
Bombing of Hiroshima
Al Jolson Is Born
Al Jolson Records "The Spaniard That Blighted My Life"
Elvis Presley Releases "Jailhouse Rock"
End of the Korean War
Hawaii Becomes the 50th U.S. State
World War II Begins
First American Gasoline-Powered Automobile Is Introduced to the Public
Inauguration of President Garfield
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