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United States Enters WW1
First Miss America 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 KKK march on 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 curise with a suntan. Her bronzed look starts the sunbatheing fashion.
Charles Lindbergh makes first solo flight across the Atlantic.
First Academy Awards ceremony held-movie WINGS wins best picture
stock market cashes-"black Tuesday" is labeled
ford motor company begins paying $6 a day and established 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 open
19th 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
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