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United States enters WWI
First Miss America Pageant held in Atlantic City, NJ
John Scopes convicted for teaching evolution "in trial of the century"
St. Valentines day Massacre
First Radio Broadcast station, KDKA, opens in Pittsburgh
40,000 members of the Ku Klux Klan march of Washington.
Flapper dress introduced- it featured a drop waist, or no waist at all
World War 1 ends.
Shoeless Joe Jackson and seven other Chicago White Sox players indicted for conspiring with gamblers to throw the 1919 World Series.
Fashion designer Gabrielle "coco" Chanel returns from a cruise with a suntan. Her Bronzed look starts the sunbathing fashion.
Charles Lindbergh makes first solo flight across the Atlantic.
First Academy Bank Awards ceremony held- movie WINGS wins best picture.
Stock Market Crashes- "Black Tuesday" is labeled.
Ford Motor Company begins paying $6 a day and establishes the 40 hour work week.
First book of Crossword puzzles published and a new mania begins
T.S. Eliot published The Wasteland and James Joyce publishes Ulysses.
First talking movie- The Jazz Singer starring Al Jolson opens.
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
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