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United States enters WWI
John Scopes convicted for teaching evolution "in trial of the century"
St. Valentine's Day Massacre
First Radio Broadcast station, KDKA, opens in Pittsburgh
40,000 members of the KKK march on Washington
Shoeless Joe Jackson and seven other Chicago White Sox players indicted for conspiring with gamblers to throw the 1919 World Series
Charles Lindbergh makes first solo flight across the Atlantic.
First Academy Awards ceremony held
Stock Market Crashes
First book of Crossword puzzles published and a new mania begins.
First talking movie
18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibits the sale of alcoholic beverages
19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution gives women the right to vote
Herbert Hoover was nominated for President
Flapper dress introduced
Fashion designer Gabrielle "CoCo" Chanel returns from a cruise with a suntan. Her bronzed look starts the sunbathing fashion.
Ford Motor Company begins paying $6 a day and establishes the 40 hour work week.
T.S. Eliot published 'The Wasteland' and James Joyce publishes 'Ulysses'
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