Important Dates in the 1920's

 

By:Shannon Sullivan

 

The 1920's were a time of fun and games.They had many enjoyable times as well as disasters. Today we still have many of those things and have most of the same feelings about them.

1920-Klu Klux Klan founded

Started showing movies in theaters

First broadcasting stations

 

1921-The word ROBOT came into the English language

Western Union starts wire photo service

 

1922-King Tut's tomb found

First commercial broadcast $100 for 10 minute

First 3D movie when watched you had to wear green and red glasses

First two color movie

 

1923-Dance marathons became popular

Ships were able to communicate with each other

 

1924-Leopold and Leob kidnap and kill thirteen year old boy

 

1925-Flapper dresses became popular

Birth of Malcolm X

Crossword puzzles became popular

 

1926-First Winnie the Pooh book writen

 

1927-Babe Ruth hits sixty home runs in one season

The first auto insurance

 

1928-Mickey Mouse stars in "Steamboat Willie"

Hoover becomes president

 

1929-First Academy Awards

Bell Labs make color T.V.

 

SOURCES

http:www2.idsonline.com/jeff/timelineframe.html#MovieToneIntroduced

http://www.mediahistory.com/time/1920's.html

1920-1930 This Fabulas Century The Twenties in Vogue-by Carolyn Hall

The Roaring 20's -Time Life books 1969