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the Great Gatsby Timeline
7 months ago
First CrossWord puzzle book was published and a new mania begins
Ford pays $6 a day and establishes the 40 hour woek week
The 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
First Miss America Pageant held in Atlantic City, NJ
John Scopes convinced 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 Ku Klux Klan march on Washington
Flapper dress introduced - it featured a drop waist or no waist at all
Shoeless Joe Jackson and seven other Chicago White Sox players indicated 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 Awards ceremony held - movie WINGS wins best picture
Stock Market Crashes - "Black Tuesday" is labeled
T.S. Eliot published The Wasteland and James Joyce publishes Ulysses
First talking movie - The Jazz Singer starring Al Jolson opens
19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
Herbert Hiiver was nominated for President
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