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                            The Life of Arnold, Lucian A.
1868/02/10 to 1938/05/02 male 8 Children
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1868/--/-- -1 - A military coup led by General Juan Prim deposes Queen Isabella II of Spain.
1868/--/-- -1 - A skeleton of Cro-Magnon man is discovered in southern France.
1868/--/-- -1 - British labor unions form the Trades Union Congress.
1868/--/-- -1 - Christopher Sholes patents the first practical typewriter.
1868/--/-- -1 - Chulalongkorn succeeds his father Mongkut as the king of Siam (Thailand).
1868/--/-- -1 - Feminists Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton publish Revolution.
1868/--/-- -1 - Johannes Brahms' A German Requiem is performed for the first time.
1868/--/-- -1 - Ndebele king Mzilikazi dies in Africa; he is succeeded (1870) by his son Lobengula.
1868/--/-- -1 - The Meiji dynasty is restored in Japan; the Tokugawa shogunate is abolished.
1868/--/-- -1 - The Ten Years' War begins in Cuba against Spanish rule.
1868/--/-- -1 - U.S. President Andrew Johnson is impeached by Congress but acquitted by the Senate.
1868/--/-- -1 - William Gladstone becomes Liberal prime minister of Britain for the first time.
1868/02/10 0 *** Arnold, Lucian A. - Born to Arnold, Elisha and Poynter, Margaret A. (Arnold)
1869/--/-- 0 - 200 pitched battles between Indians and U.S. Calvary
1869/--/-- 0 - English author Matthew Arnold publishes Culture and Anarchy.
1869/--/-- 0 - French artist Eugene Louis Boudin paints On the Beach at Deauville.
1869/--/-- 0 - Grant is inaugurated as the 18th U.S. president; Colfax becomes vice-president.
1869/--/-- 0 - James Gordon Bennett Jr. commissions Stanley to search for Livingston in Africa.
1869/--/-- 0 - John Roebling designs the Brooklyn Bridge but dies after a construction accident.
1869/--/-- 0 - Louis Riel leads the Red River Rebellion in Canada.
1869/--/-- 0 - Ludwig II (Mad Ludwig) begins building his fantasy castles in Bavaria.
1869/--/-- 0 - Philadelphia garment workers organize the Knights of Labor, an early labor union.
1869/--/-- 0 - Pope Pius IX calls the First Vatican Council to discuss the dogma of papal infallibility.
1869/--/-- 0 - Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky begins work on his opera Boris Gudunov.
1869/--/-- 0 - Suez Canal opens
1869/--/-- 0 - The Cincinnati Red Stockings become the first professional baseball team.
1869/--/-- 0 - The Suez Canal is opened in Egypt.
1869/--/-- 0 - The first manufacturing patent is issued for chewing gum.
1869/--/-- 0 - The transcontinental railroad is completed at Promontory Point, Utah.
1869/--/-- 0 - Ulysses S. Grant (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1869/--/-- 0 - Union Pacific meets Central Pacific
1870/--/-- 1 - American industrialist John D. Rockefeller founds the Standard Oil Company.
1870/--/-- 1 - French war minister Leon Gambetta escapes from besieged Paris in a balloon.
1870/--/-- 1 - German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann excavates the ancient city of Troy.
1870/--/-- 1 - Paraguayan dictator Solano Lopez dies, ending the War of the Triple Alliance.
1870/--/-- 1 - Rome becomes the capital of the Kingdom of Italy.
1870/--/-- 1 - The Franco-Prussian War begins over a diplomatic incident engineered by Bismark.
1870/--/-- 1 - The Prussians defeat the French at Sedan; Napoleon III is taken prisoner.
1870/--/-- 1 - The Third Republic is formed in France; a Government of National Defense is established.
1870/--/-- 1 - The city of Miami is founded in Florida.
1871/--/-- 2 - American explorer Henry Morton Stanley finds Dr. Livingston in central Africa.
1871/--/-- 2 - Charles Taze Russell founds the Jehovah's Witnesses about this time.
1871/--/-- 2 - Fire destroys one-third of the city of Chicago.
1871/--/-- 2 - P.T Barnum launches a traveling circus, museum and menagerie.
1871/--/-- 2 - The Franco-Prussian War ends; Alsace and Lorraine are ceded to Germany.
1871/--/-- 2 - The French surrender to Prussia incites the Commune of Paris uprising.
1871/--/-- 2 - The German Empire is formally proclaimed at the Palace of Versailles.
1871/--/-- 2 - The Paris Commune is suppressed by government troops after a 2-month siege.
1871/--/-- 2 - Trade Unions legalized in Britain
1872/--/-- 3 - American artist James McNeill Whistler paints the Portrait of the Artist's Mother.
1872/--/-- 3 - English author George Eliot (Mary Anne Evans) publishes Middlemarch.
1872/--/-- 3 - Indian leader Kintpuash leaves the Modoc reservation; the Modoc Wars begin.
1872/--/-- 3 - Monet paints Impression: Sunrise; the term impressionism is derived from the title.
1872/--/-- 3 - Photographer Eadweard Muybridge begins his series of motion studies.
1872/--/-- 3 - The Challenger Expedition begins the first systematic oceanographic survey.
1872/--/-- 3 - The cities of Buda and Pest unite to form Budapest (the capital of Hungary from 1918).
1872/--/-- 3 - The death of Kamehameha V ends the Kamehameha dynasty of Hawaiian kings.
1872/--/-- 3 - The first woman impressionist artist Berthe Morisot paints The Cradle.
1873/--/-- 4 - Englishman Maj. Walter Clopton Wingfield invents lawn tennis.
1873/--/-- 4 - French novelist Jules Verne publishes Around the World in Eighty Days.
1873/--/-- 4 - The Pacific Scandal in Canada causes the collapse of the Conservative government.
1873/--/-- 4 - The Panic of 1873 leads to 5 years of economic depression in the U.S.
1874/--/-- 5 - Benjamin Disraeli becomes the Conservative prime minister of Britain.
1874/--/-- 5 - English author Thomas Hardy publishes Far from the Madding Crowd.
1874/--/-- 5 - First impressionist exhibit in Paris
1874/--/-- 5 - French impressionist artist Pierre Auguste Renoir paints La Loge (The Box).
1874/--/-- 5 - The Comanche, Kiowa and other Indian tribes attack Adobe Walls in Texas.
1874/--/-- 5 - The Greenback party advocates currency reform in the U.S.
1874/--/-- 5 - The first exhibition of impressionist paintings is held in Paris.
1875/--/-- 6 - American author Mark Twain publishes Tom Sawyer.
1875/--/-- 6 - Britain buys Suez Canal shares from the bankrupt Egyptian leader Ismail Pasha.
1875/--/-- 6 - Charles Stewart Parnell begins movement for Irish independence
1875/--/-- 6 - Georges Bizet's opera Carmen is performed in Paris.
1875/--/-- 6 - Mary Baker Eddy, founder of Christian Science, publishes Science and Health.
1875/--/-- 6 - The Bourbon monarchy is restored in Spain under Alfonso XII.
1876/--/-- 7 - Abd al-Hamid II assumes his rule as the last Ottoman sultan.
1876/--/-- 7 - Alexander Graham Bell patents his invention of the telephone.
1876/--/-- 7 - Alexander Graham Bell patents the telephone
1876/--/-- 7 - British philosopher Herbert Spencer begins publishing the Principles of Sociology.
1876/--/-- 7 - Colorado is inaugurated as the 38th state of the Union.
1876/--/-- 7 - General Porfirio Diaz seizes power as the dictator of Mexico.
1876/--/-- 7 - German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann excavates the ancient city of Mycenae.
1876/--/-- 7 - Impressionist artist Alfred Sisley paints Flood at the Port of Marly.
1876/--/-- 7 - Japan forces Korea to open up to foreign trade, countering the influence of China.
1876/--/-- 7 - Johann Strauss Jr. composes his waltz The Beautiful Blue Danube.
1876/--/-- 7 - National League founded (baseball)
1876/--/-- 7 - Queen Victoria assumes the title of Empress of India.
1876/--/-- 7 - Sioux Indians defeat General Custer at the Battle of Little Bighorn.
1876/--/-- 7 - Sioux and Cheyenne defeat Custer at Little Big Horn, Montanna
1876/--/-- 7 - The Bayreuth musical festival opens with a performance of Wagner's Ring cycle.
1876/--/-- 7 - The U.S. Centennial Exposition of 1876 is held in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia.
1877/--/-- 8 - Britain annexes Transvaal in South Africa.
1877/--/-- 8 - Chief Joseph leads the Nez Perce tribe against the U.S. Army.
1877/--/-- 8 - Hayes is inaugurated as the 19th U.S. president; Wheeler becomes vice-president
1877/--/-- 8 - Italian astronomer Giovanni Schiaparelli observes canali (channels) on Mars.
1877/--/-- 8 - Nez Perce leave Idaho for Canada
1877/--/-- 8 - Rutherford B. Hayes (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1877/--/-- 8 - Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake is performed by the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow.
1877/--/-- 8 - The All-England lawn tennis championship is played at Wimbledon for the first time.
1877/--/-- 8 - The Japanese army suppresses a samurai revolt led by Saigo Takamori.
1877/--/-- 8 - Thomas Edison invents the phonograph.
1877/--/-- 8 - Turkish suppression of Balkan nationalists leads to a new Russo-Turkish War.
1878/--/-- 9 - Ismail Pasha presents Cleopatra's Needles to Britain (1878) and the U.S. (1880).
1878/--/-- 9 - Northern Cheyenne escape Indian Territory
1878/--/-- 9 - Serbia, Montenegro and Romania are granted independence from Turkey.
1878/--/-- 9 - The Congress of Berlin reverses Russian gains from the San Stefano Treaty.
1878/--/-- 9 - The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company performs Gilbert and Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore.
1878/--/-- 9 - The Russo-Turkish War ends; The Treaty of San Stefano is imposed on Turkey.
1878/--/-- 9 - The second Anglo-Afghan War begins.
1878/--/-- 9 - Turkey's provinces of Bosnia and Hercegovina are placed under Austrian administration.
1878/09/29 10 *** Bowman, Martha (Harlan) [Wife] & Harlan, George Washington - Married Clay, Tennessee
1879/--/-- 10 - Belgian king Leopold II sponsors Henry Morton Stanley's expedition to the Congo.
1879/--/-- 10 - Cetewayo's Zulus defeat the British at Isandhlwana, but are beaten at Ulundi.
1879/--/-- 10 - Charles Stewart Parnell leads the Home Rule for Ireland party.
1879/--/-- 10 - General Roca defeats the Patagonian Indians, opening the Pampas for settlement.
1879/--/-- 10 - Impressionist artist Edgar Degas paints Ballerina Posing for a Photograph.
1879/--/-- 10 - Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen writes A Doll's House.
1879/--/-- 10 - Tawfiq Pasha succeeds his father Ismail Pasha as khedive (viceroy) of Egypt.
1879/--/-- 10 - Territorial disputes lead to the War of the Pacific between Chile and Peru.
1879/--/-- 10 - Thomas Edison develops the first workable incandescent lamp (light bulb).
1879/--/-- 10 - Thomas Edison invents incandescent light
1880/--/-- 11 - American impressionist artist Mary Cassatt exhibits A Woman in Black at the Opera.
1880/--/-- 11 - Australian bushranger Ned Kelly is hanged for murder.
1880/--/-- 11 - Boer (Afrikaner) uprisings begin against the British in Transvaal, South Africa.
1880/--/-- 11 - France annexes the Pacific island of Tahiti.
1880/--/-- 11 - French novelist Emile Zola writes Nana, a portrait of a prostitute.
1880/--/-- 11 - German composer Jacques Offenbach writes the opera Tales of Hoffmann.
1880/--/-- 11 - Gladstone succeeds Disraeli as British prime minister.
1880/--/-- 11 - Russian composer Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky writes the 1812 Overture.
1881/--/-- 12 - Alexander II is assassinated by narodniki revolutionaries in Russia.
1881/--/-- 12 - Chester A. Arthur (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1881/--/-- 12 - Chester A. Arthur is inaugurated as the 21st U.S. president.
1881/--/-- 12 - Ferdinand de Lesseps begins an abortive attempt to build the Panama Canal.
1881/--/-- 12 - Garfield is inaugurated as the 20th U.S. president; Arthur becomes vice-president.
1881/--/-- 12 - James A. Garfield (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1881/--/-- 12 - Japanese statesman Itagaki Taisuke founds the Jiyuto (Liberal party).
1881/--/-- 12 - Lillie Langtry, mistress of the Prince of Wales, makes her acting debut.
1881/--/-- 12 - President Garfield is assassinated by Charles J. Guiteau.
1881/--/-- 12 - The Sudanese under Mahdi Muhammad Ahmad overthrow Egyptian rule.
1881/--/-- 12 - The first U.S. tennis championship is held in Newport, R.I.
1882/--/-- 13 - A Triple Alliance is established between Austria, Italy and Germany.
1882/--/-- 13 - Edison's New York plant begins supplying 59 customers with electricity.
1882/--/-- 13 - Impressionist artist Edouard Manet completes the Bar at the Folies-Bergere.
1882/--/-- 13 - Japanese statesman Okuma Shigenobu founds the Kaishinto, or Progressive, party.
1882/--/-- 13 - The British take control of Egypt, suppressing uprisings against Tawfiq Pasha.
1882/--/-- 13 - The U.S. begins to restrict immigration with the Chinese Exclusion Acts.
1883/--/-- 14 - Buffalo Bill Cody organizes his Wild West show.
1883/--/-- 14 - Civil Service established
1883/--/-- 14 - Cyrus H. K. Curtis publishes the Lady's Home Journal magazine.
1883/--/-- 14 - German philosopher Frederich Wilhelm Nietzsche begins Thus Spake Zarathustra.
1883/--/-- 14 - Maxim invents machine gun
1883/--/-- 14 - Paul Kruger becomes president of the Boer republic of the Transvaal in South Africa.
1883/--/-- 14 - Russian scientist Tsiolkovsky proves that a rocket could work in the vacuum of space.
1883/--/-- 14 - The Brooklyn Bridge is completed in New York.
1883/--/-- 14 - The Fabian Society is founded in London to spread socialist ideas.
1883/--/-- 14 - The Island volcano of Krakatoa explodes in Indonesia, causing 36,000 deaths.
1883/--/-- 14 - The first skyscraper (10 stories) is built in Chicago by William LeBaron Jenney.
1884/--/-- 15 - 15 European nations partition Africa for "spheres of influence"
1884/--/-- 15 - American author Mark Twain publishes the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
1884/--/-- 15 - Belva Lockwood becomes the first woman nominated as a U.S. presidential candidate.
1884/--/-- 15 - German East Africa is formed from Rwanda, Mozambique,Tanzania and Burundi.
1884/--/-- 15 - Germany occupies South West Africa (Namibia).
1884/--/-- 15 - Lewis E. Waterman invents the first fountain pen with an ink reservoir.
1884/12/10 16 *** Harlan, Mary Belle [Wife] - Born to Harlan, George Washington and Bowman, Martha (Harlan)
1885/--/-- 16 - Boston Symphony Orchestra organizes its Promenade Concerts (the Boston Pops).
1885/--/-- 16 - Cleveland is inaugurated as the 22nd U.S. president; Hendricks becomes vice-president.
1885/--/-- 16 - French chemist Louis Pasteur develops a vaccine for rabies.
1885/--/-- 16 - General Gordon is killed by Mahdist forces at the siege of Khartoum in Sudan.
1885/--/-- 16 - Gottlieb Daimler develops the first motorcycle.
1885/--/-- 16 - Grover Cleveland (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1885/--/-- 16 - J. K. Stanley introduces his safety cycle, the basic model for the modern bicycle.
1885/--/-- 16 - Louis Pasteur administers successful rabies vaccination
1885/--/-- 16 - The Congo Free State (Zaire) becomes the possession of King Leopold II of Belgium.
1885/--/-- 16 - The Indian National Congress movement is founded in Bombay.
1886/--/-- 17 - Apache Indian chief Geronimo surrenders to General Nelson Miles.
1886/--/-- 17 - Britain makes Burma a province of India after winning the Anglo-Burma War.
1886/--/-- 17 - British prime minister Gladstone introduces an unsuccessful Home Rule bill for Ireland.
1886/--/-- 17 - French sculptor Auguste Rodin completes The Kiss.
1886/--/-- 17 - Gold is discovered in Transvaal, South Africa.
1886/--/-- 17 - Haymarket Square labor riot in Chicago kills eleven people
1886/--/-- 17 - Jose Balmaceda becomes president of Chile.
1886/--/-- 17 - Samuel Gompers organizes the American Federation of Labor.
1886/--/-- 17 - The Anglo-German Agreement recognizes German control over Tanganyika (Tanzania).
1886/--/-- 17 - The Statue of Liberty is unveiled in New York Harbor.
1887/--/-- 18 - Arthur Conan Doyle publishes the first Sherlock Holmes story.
1887/--/-- 18 - France creates the Union of Indochina (most of modern day Vietnam and Kampuchea).
1887/--/-- 18 - The Michelson-Morley experiment confirms the absence of ether.
1888/--/-- 19 - A patent is issued to American inventor John H. Loud for the first ball-point pen.
1888/--/-- 19 - American inventor George Eastman introduces the Kodak box camera.
1888/--/-- 19 - Britain unites its Caribbean colonies of Trinidad and Tobago.
1888/--/-- 19 - Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh paints Still Life With Sunflowers.
1888/--/-- 19 - Eastman's Kodak camera begins amateur photography
1888/--/-- 19 - Jack the Ripper murders seven women in London.
1888/--/-- 19 - Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov writes Scheherazade.
1888/--/-- 19 - The National Geographic Magazine is published for the first time.
1888/--/-- 19 - William II succeeds Frederick III as emperor of Germany.
1889/--/-- 20 - Benjamin Harrison (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1889/--/-- 20 - Benjamin Harrison is inaugurated as the 23rd U.S. president.
1889/--/-- 20 - Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria commits suicide at Mayerling.
1889/--/-- 20 - German revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg is exiled in Switzerland.
1889/--/-- 20 - Gustave Eiffel designs the Eiffel Tower for the Paris Exposition.
1889/--/-- 20 - Japan's first prime minister Ito Hirobumi introduces the Meiji Constitution.
1889/--/-- 20 - Montana is inaugurated as the 41st state.
1889/--/-- 20 - Montana is inaugurated as the 41st state; Washington is inaugurated as the 42nd state.
1889/--/-- 20 - North Dakota and South Dakota are inaugurated as the 39th and 40th states.
1889/--/-- 20 - North Dakota is inaugurated as the 39th state of the Union.
1889/--/-- 20 - Pedro II emperor of Brazil is overthrown in a coup; Brazil is declared a republic.
1889/--/-- 20 - South Dakota is inaugurated as the 40th state of the Union.
1889/--/-- 20 - Washington is inaugurated as the 42nd state.
1890/--/-- 21 - AFL founded by S Gompers
1890/--/-- 21 - American naval officer Alfred Mahan publishes The Influence of Sea Power upon History.
1890/--/-- 21 - American psychologist William James publishes The Principles of Psychology.
1890/--/-- 21 - Cecil Rhodes becomes prime minister of the Cape Colony in South Africa.
1890/--/-- 21 - Claude Debussy begins composing Suite Bergamasque, including Clair de lune.
1890/--/-- 21 - Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh commits suicide.
1890/--/-- 21 - German chancellor Otto von Bismarck is dismissed by Emperor William II.
1890/--/-- 21 - Idaho is inaugurated as the 43rd state.
1890/--/-- 21 - Idaho is inaugurated as the 43rd state; Wyoming is inaugurated as the 44th state.
1890/--/-- 21 - Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore publishes Manasi (The Mind's Embodiment).
1890/--/-- 21 - Photographer Jacob Riis documents New York's poor in How the Other Half Lives.
1890/--/-- 21 - Sherman Antitrust Act
1890/--/-- 21 - Sioux Indians are massacred at the Battle of Wounded Knee.
1890/--/-- 21 - The British South Africa Company occupies Zimbabwe; conflicts begin with the Ndebele.
1890/--/-- 21 - The Forth Railway Bridge is opened, replacing the Brooklyn Bridge as the longest span.
1890/--/-- 21 - Wyoming is inaugurated as the 44th state.
1890/--/-- 21 - Zanzibar becomes a British protectorate.
1891/--/-- 22 - Anglo-Irish author Oscar Wilde publishes his only novel The Picture of Dorian Gray.
1891/--/-- 22 - English novelist Thomas Hardy writes Tess of the D'Urbervilles.
1891/--/-- 22 - Eugene Dubois discovers the first Homo erectus remains on Java in Indonesia.
1891/--/-- 22 - French postimpressionist artist Paul Gauguin travels to Tahiti.
1891/--/-- 22 - James Naismith devises the game of basketball in Springfield, Mass.
1891/--/-- 22 - The American Express Company introduces the first traveler's checks.
1892/--/-- 23 - French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec paints At the Moulin Rouge.
1892/--/-- 23 - Impressionist artist Paul Cezanne completes the Card Players.
1892/--/-- 23 - James J. Corbett wins the heavyweight boxing championship from John L. Sullivan.
1892/--/-- 23 - Strike at Carnegie Steel results in ten deaths
1892/--/-- 23 - The San Francisco Examiner begins printing the first newspaper comic strip.
1892/--/-- 23 - Writer and political revolutionary Jose Marti founds the Cuban Revolutionary party.
1893/--/-- 24 - American artist Louis Comfort Tiffany begins producing Art Nouveau glassware.
1893/--/-- 24 - Cleveland is inaugurated as the 24th U.S. president; Hendricks becomes vice-president.
1893/--/-- 24 - France adds Laos to "protectorate" of Indochina
1893/--/-- 24 - France adds Laos to the Union of Indochina.
1893/--/-- 24 - Gladstone's second Irish Home Rule Bill is vetoed by the House of Lords in Britain.
1893/--/-- 24 - Grover Cleveland (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1893/--/-- 24 - Queen Liliuokalani is ousted in Hawaii; Sanford B. Dole, is elected president (1894).
1893/--/-- 24 - The Ivory Coast becomes a French colony.
1893/--/-- 24 - Victor Horta's Tassel House in Brussels initiates the Art Nouveau architectural style.
1894/--/-- 25 - Britain establishes a protectorate over Buganda and conquers the rest of Uganda.
1894/--/-- 25 - Czech decorative artist Alfons Mucha designs a poster of Sarah Bernhardt.
1894/--/-- 25 - Dreyfus case splits France
1894/--/-- 25 - English artist Aubrey Beardsley illustrates Oscar Wilde's Salome.
1894/--/-- 25 - English author Rudyard Kipling publishes The Jungle Book.
1894/--/-- 25 - Percival Lowell builds an observatory to study the Martian canals.
1894/--/-- 25 - Rebellion in Korea begins the First Sino-Japanese War.
1894/--/-- 25 - The arrest of army captain Albert Dreyfus creates a political crisis in France.
1894/--/-- 25 - Thousands of Armenians are massacred in Turkey.
1895/--/-- 26 - Anglo-Irish playwright Oscar Wilde writes The Importance of Being Earnest.
1895/--/-- 26 - Japan defeats China; the Shimonoseki Treaty establishes Korean independence.
1895/--/-- 26 - Louis and Auguste Lumiere show the first motion pictures to a Paris cafe audience.
1895/--/-- 26 - Russian revolutionary Vladimir Ilich Lenin is exiled to Siberia.
1895/--/-- 26 - Sir Henry Irving becomes the first British actor to be knighted.
1895/--/-- 26 - The American Bowling Congress (ABC) is founded.
1895/--/-- 26 - The Cuban War of Independence begins against Spain; Jose Marti is killed in battle.
1895/--/-- 26 - The Jameson Raid on the Boer republic of Transvaal increases anti-British hostility.
1895/--/-- 26 - The first list of best-selling books is published by The Bookman magazine.
1895/--/-- 26 - Wilhelm Rontgen discovers x-rays
1895/--/-- 26 - X rays are discovered by German physicist Wilhelm C. Roentgen.
1896/--/-- 27 - A tsunami (tidal wave) kills 27,000 people in Japan.
1896/--/-- 27 - Italian composer Giacomo Puccini writes the opera La Boheme.
1896/--/-- 27 - John Philip Sousa composes The Stars and Stripes Forever.
1896/--/-- 27 - King Menelik II defeats the Italians at Adwa, maintaining Ethiopian independence.
1896/--/-- 27 - Supreme Court rules "separate but equal" legal
1896/--/-- 27 - The first modern Olympic Games are held at Athens in Greece; 13 countries compete.
1896/--/-- 27 - Utah is inaugurated as the 45th state of the Union.
1897/--/-- 28 - American comic strip The Katzenjammer Kids is begun by Rudolph Dirks.
1897/--/-- 28 - Austrian artist Gustav Klimt helps to found the Vienna Secession group.
1897/--/-- 28 - British physician Havelock Ellis begins his Studies in the Psychology of Sex.
1897/--/-- 28 - English author Rudyard Kipling publishes Captains Courageous.
1897/--/-- 28 - French dramatist Edmond Rostand writes Cyrano de Bergerac.
1897/--/-- 28 - French primitive artist Henri Rousseau paints The Sleeping Gypsy.
1897/--/-- 28 - McKinley is inaugurated as the 25th U.S. president; Hobart becomes vice-president.
1897/--/-- 28 - Russian author Anton Chekhov writes the play Uncle Vanya.
1897/--/-- 28 - Stanislavsky founds the Moscow Art Theater and begins the method acting technique.
1897/--/-- 28 - The first subway un the U.S. opens in Boston.
1897/--/-- 28 - Theodor Herzl organizes the World Zionist Congress at Basel in Switzerland.
1897/--/-- 28 - William Mckinley (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1898/--/-- 29 - Anglo-Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw publishes Arms and the Man.
1898/--/-- 29 - Britain obtains a 99-year lease for Hong Kong from the Chinese.
1898/--/-- 29 - Commodore Dewey destroys the Spanish fleet in Manila harbor.
1898/--/-- 29 - Cuba occupied by U.S. and released
1898/--/-- 29 - English author H. G. Wells publishes The War of the Worlds.
1898/--/-- 29 - Spain cedes Puerto Rico, Guam and the Philippines to the U.S. in the Treaty of Paris.
1898/--/-- 29 - Spanish-American War, Cuba, Phillipines, US
1898/--/-- 29 - The Boxer Uprising begins in China; Empress Tz'u-hsi imprisons the emperor.
1898/--/-- 29 - The British under Kitchener defeat the Mahdists at Omdurman in Sudan.
1898/--/-- 29 - The Fashoda Incident leads to a French withdrawal from the Sudan.
1898/--/-- 29 - The Spanish fleet is destroyed off Cuba; Spain sues for peace.
1898/--/-- 29 - The Spanish-American War begins with a declaration of war by Congress.
1898/--/-- 29 - The U.S. army uses machine guns for the first time in the battle of Santiago.
1898/--/-- 29 - The U.S. battleship Maine explodes in the Spanish port of Manila in the Philippines.
1898/--/-- 29 - U.S. troops land on Cuba; Theodore Roosevelt's Rough Riders are in action.
1898/--/-- 29 - William Randolph Hearst's yellow journalism inflames anti-Spanish feelings.
1899/--/-- 30 - American artist Winslow Homer paints the Gulf Stream.
1899/--/-- 30 - American composer Scott Joplin publishes his Maple Leaf Rag.
1899/--/-- 30 - Designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh completes the Glasgow School of Art.
1899/--/-- 30 - English composer Edward Elgar writes The Enigma Variations.
1899/--/-- 30 - Journalist and future statesman Winston Churchill escapes from Boer captivity.
1899/--/-- 30 - Sigmund Freud "Interpretation of Dreams"
1899/--/-- 30 - The British under Robert Baden-Powell are besieged by the Boers at Mafeking.
1899/--/-- 30 - The South African War begins between the Boers (Afrikaners) and the British.
1899/--/-- 30 - U.S. Secretary of State John M. Hay advocates an Open Door Policy for China.
1900/--/-- 31 - American novelist Theodore Dreiser publishes his first novel Sister Carrie.
1900/--/-- 31 - An international force lifts the Boxer siege of Peking.
1900/--/-- 31 - British politician Keir Hardie helps to found the Labour party.
1900/--/-- 31 - Chinese nationalists besiege foreigners in Peking during the Boxer Uprising.
1900/--/-- 31 - Dutch physiologist Willem Einthoven invents the electrocardiograph.
1900/--/-- 31 - Hawaii is made a U.S. Territory; Sanford Dole serves as the first governor.
1900/--/-- 31 - Hector Guimard uses Art Nouveau designs for the entrances to the Paris Metro.
1900/--/-- 31 - Humbert I is assassinated; he is succeeded by Victor Emanuel III as king of Italy.
1900/--/-- 31 - Italian author Gabriele D'Annunzio publishes The Flame of Life.
1900/--/-- 31 - James J. Jeffries beats Jim Corbett to retain the heavyweight boxing title.
1900/--/-- 31 - Max Planck formulates the quantum theory in physics.
1900/--/-- 31 - Psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud publishes The Interpretation of Dreams.
1900/--/-- 31 - Sir Arthur Evans begins the excavation of the Minoan palace at Knossos, Crete.
1900/--/-- 31 - The Boers begin a guerrilla war against the British occupation forces.
1900/--/-- 31 - The British defeat the Boer (Afrikaner) armies in South Africa and occupy Pretoria.
1900/--/-- 31 - The U.S. wins the first Davis Cup tennis contest.
1901/--/-- 32 - A 39,000 year-old frozen mammoth is discovered in Russia.
1901/--/-- 32 - A stele bearing the Code of Hammurabi is discovered in Susa, Iran.
1901/--/-- 32 - American surgeon Walter Reed proves that yellow fever is transmitted by mosquitoes.
1901/--/-- 32 - An American League of baseball is formed in competition to the National League.
1901/--/-- 32 - Andrew Carnegie sells his company and devotes himself to philanthropy.
1901/--/-- 32 - Britain incorporates Ashanti territory into the Gold Coast (Ghana).
1901/--/-- 32 - English author Beatrix Potter publishes her children's book The Tale of Peter Rabbit.
1901/--/-- 32 - Guglielmo Marconi tests radio transmissions between England and Newfoundland.
1901/--/-- 32 - King C. Gillette founds the American Safety Razor Company.
1901/--/-- 32 - Pres. McKinley shot by anarchist
1901/--/-- 32 - President McKinley is assassinated by the anarchist Leon Czolgosz.
1901/--/-- 32 - Queen Victoria dies; she is succeeded by her son Edward VII.
1901/--/-- 32 - Russia occupies Manchuria in north-east China.
1901/--/-- 32 - Sergei Rachmaninoff writes his Second Piano Concerto.
1901/--/-- 32 - Sir Edward Elgar composes the first of his five Pomp and Circumstance Marches.
1901/--/-- 32 - Spanish painter Pablo Picasso's Blue Period begins.
1901/--/-- 32 - Temperance advocate Carry Nation uses a hatchet to attack a Kansas saloon.
1901/--/-- 32 - The Commonwealth of Australia is founded.
1901/--/-- 32 - The first U.S. national bowling tournament is held.
1901/--/-- 32 - Theodore Roosevelt (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1901/--/-- 32 - Theodore Roosevelt is inaugurated as the 26th U.S. president.
1901/--/-- 32 - Victor L. Berger and Eugene V. Debs help found the American Socialist party.
1901/01/02 32 - Edward VII succeeds as King of Great Britain and Ireland.
1902/--/-- 33 - American artist Robert Henri paints the New York street scene West 57th Street.
1902/--/-- 33 - Conan Doyle writes the Sherlock Holmes adventure The Hound of the Baskervilles.
1902/--/-- 33 - English author Joseph Conrad publishes Heart of Darkness.
1902/--/-- 33 - French filmmaker Georges Melies produces A Trip to the Moon.
1902/--/-- 33 - Italian opera singer Enrico Caruso makes his first phonographic recording.
1902/--/-- 33 - Maksim Gorky's The Lower Depths is produced at the Moscow Art Theater.
1902/--/-- 33 - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. is appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court.
1902/--/-- 33 - Roosevelt begins conservation of forests
1902/--/-- 33 - The Photo-Secession group is founded in New York by photographer Alfred Stieglitz.
1902/--/-- 33 - The Treaty of Vereeniging ends the South African War.
1902/08/-- 34 - Edward VII crowned King of Great Britain and Ireland and Emperor of India at Wes
1903/--/-- 34 - Alexander, King of Serbia, is assassinated; he is succeeded by Peter I.
1903/--/-- 34 - American author Jack London publishes The Call of the Wild.
1903/--/-- 34 - American novelist Henry James publishes The Ambassadors.
1903/--/-- 34 - Bernard Shaw's play Man and Superman is produced in London.
1903/--/-- 34 - Colonel Francis Younghusband leads a British military expedition into Tibet.
1903/--/-- 34 - Edwin S. Porter directs the pioneering Western film The Great Train Robbery.
1903/--/-- 34 - Emmeline Pankhurst founds the Women's Social and Political Union in Britain.
1903/--/-- 34 - Marie and Pierre Curie win the Nobel Prize for Physics for their work on radioactivity.
1903/--/-- 34 - Orville Wright makes the first successful flight in a self-propelled airplane.
1903/--/-- 34 - Panama declares its independence from Columbia; the U.S. recognizes the new republic.
1903/--/-- 34 - The Rolls-Royce automobile company is founded in Britain.
1903/--/-- 34 - The U.S. acquires perpetual control over the Panama Canal Zone.
1903/--/-- 34 - The first World Series baseball game is played.
1903/--/-- 34 - Vladimir Ilich Lenin organizes the Bolshevik revolutionary group.
1903/--/-- 34 - Wright Bros. first airplane
1903/04/26 35 *** Arnold, Flora Belle (Bunch) [Daughter] - Born to Arnold, Lucian A. and Harlan, Mary Belle
1903/05/01 35 *** Arnold, Luther B. [Son] - Born to Arnold, Lucian A. and Bowman, Martha (Harlan) Barren County Kentucky
1903/10/-- 35 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (3) AL BOSTON (5)
1904/--/-- 35 - Italian composer Giacomo Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly is produced.
1904/--/-- 35 - Ivan Pavlov, discoverer of the conditioned reflex, is awarded the Nobel Prize.
1904/--/-- 35 - James Barrie's play Peter Pan is produced in London.
1904/--/-- 35 - Max Weber publishes The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism.
1904/--/-- 35 - Roosevelt asserts U.S. right to intervene in Latin America
1904/--/-- 35 - Russia and Japan at war
1904/--/-- 35 - Russian author Anton Chekhov's play The Cherry Orchard is produced.
1904/--/-- 35 - Territorial disputes in Manchuria begin the Russo-Japanese War.
1904/--/-- 35 - The Abbey Theatre is founded in Dublin.
1904/--/-- 35 - The New York City subway is opened.
1904/10/02 36 *** Poynter, Margaret A. (Arnold) [Mother] - Died Richwoods, Miller, Missouri
1905/--/-- 36 - A general strike and revolution begin in Russia; Nicholas II grants a constitution.
1905/--/-- 36 - Albert Einstein proposes Special Theory of Relativity
1905/--/-- 36 - Ambrose Fleming invents the thermionic valve, used to improve radio reception.
1905/--/-- 36 - American humorist and actor Will Rogers makes his New York City debut.
1905/--/-- 36 - American labor leader Eugene V. Debs founds the Industrial Workers of the World.
1905/--/-- 36 - Chinese revolutionary Sun Yat-sen founds the T'ung-meng hui (Alliance Society).
1905/--/-- 36 - Ernst Ludwig Kirchner organizes the expressionist painters group Die Brucke.
1905/--/-- 36 - French territorial ambitions spark the first Moroccan crisis.
1905/--/-- 36 - German physicist Albert Einstein proposes his Special Theory of Relativity.
1905/--/-- 36 - German poet Rainer Maria Rilke publishes The Book of Hours.
1905/--/-- 36 - Henri Matisse and Andre Derain form the Fauves (Wild Beasts) art movement.
1905/--/-- 36 - Psychologist Alfred Binet develops intelligence tests for school children.
1905/--/-- 36 - Roosevelt begins his second term as U.S. president; Fairbanks becomes vice-president.
1905/--/-- 36 - The Cullinan diamond is found in South Africa; it weighs 3,106 carats.
1905/--/-- 36 - The Russian fleet is destroyed by the Japanese at the Battle of Tsushima.
1905/--/-- 36 - The Sinn Fein Irish nationalist movement is founded by Arthur Griffith.
1905/--/-- 36 - The union of Norway and Sweden is dissolved; Haakon VII is elected king of Norway.
1905/--/-- 36 - W.E.B. Du Bois forms the Niagara Movement to demand full civil rights for black Americans.
1905/--/-- 36 - mini-revolution in Russia
1905/07/26 37 *** Arnold, John Leslie [Son] - Born to Arnold, Lucian A. and Harlan, Mary Belle Metcalfe County Kentucky
1905/10/-- 37 - World Series NL NEW YORK (4) AL PHILADELPHIA (1)
1906/--/-- 37 - British author John Galsworthy publishes the first novel of The Forsythe Saga.
1906/--/-- 37 - H.M.S. Dreadnought, the first modern battleship, is launched.
1906/--/-- 37 - Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen traverses the Northwest Passage.
1906/--/-- 37 - The Aga Khan III forms the All-India Moslim League.
1906/--/-- 37 - The Dreyfus affair ends with the pardoning of French army officer Alfred Dreyfus.
1906/--/-- 37 - The San Francisco earthquake kills 700.
1906/--/-- 37 - Under the Platt Amendment U.S. troops return to Cuba to quell rebellion and restore order.
1906/--/-- 37 - Upton Sinclair's novel The Jungle leads to the U.S. Pure Foods and Drugs Act.
1906/04/24 38 *** Arnold, Elisha [Father] - Died
1906/10/-- 38 - World Series NL CHICAGO (2) AL CHICAGO (4)
1907/--/-- 38 - A Triple Entente is formed between Britain, France and Russia.
1907/--/-- 38 - Anna Pavlova dances The Dying Swan, choreographed by Mikhail Fokine.
1907/--/-- 38 - Irish playwright J.M. Synge writes The Playboy of the Western World.
1907/--/-- 38 - Lee De Forest invents the triode, a key component for amplifying radio signals.
1907/--/-- 38 - Oklahoma is inaugurated as the 46th state of the Union.
1907/--/-- 38 - Rasputin gains influence at the court of Russian emperor Nicholas II.
1907/--/-- 38 - The Panic of 1907 begins with the collapse of the U.S. stock market.
1907/--/-- 38 - The first Ziegfeld Follies are staged in New York City.
1907/10/-- 39 - World Series NL CHICAGO (4) AL DETROIT (0)
1908/--/-- 39 - An earthquake at Messina in Italy kills 80,000.
1908/--/-- 39 - Austria-Hungary annexes Bosnia and Hercegovina.
1908/--/-- 39 - Austrian artist Gustav Klimt paints The Kiss.
1908/--/-- 39 - Automaker William Durant founds the General Motors Company.
1908/--/-- 39 - British soldier Robert Baden-Powell founds the Boy Scout movement.
1908/--/-- 39 - Filmmakers Charles Pathe and Leon Gaumont produce the first newsreel.
1908/--/-- 39 - GE patents electric toaster
1908/--/-- 39 - Jack Johnson becomes the first black heavyweight boxing champion.
1908/--/-- 39 - Kenneth Grahame publishes his children's story The Wind in the Willows.
1908/--/-- 39 - King Leopold II of the Belgians establishes the Independent State of Congo in Africa.
1908/--/-- 39 - Liberal leader Herbert Asquith becomes prime minister of Britain.
1908/--/-- 39 - Mary Baker Eddy establishes the Christian Science Monitor.
1908/--/-- 39 - Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque cofound the cubism art movement.
1908/--/-- 39 - The Ashcan school of painters exhibit in New York City.
1908/--/-- 39 - The Ford Motor Company produces the first Model T automobile.
1908/--/-- 39 - The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is founded.
1908/--/-- 39 - The Tunguska fireball explodes in Siberia with the force of a modern H-bomb.
1908/--/-- 39 - The Young Turk Revolution in Turkey leads to political reform.
1908/10/-- 40 - World Series NL CHICAGO (4) AL DETROIT (1)
1909/--/-- 40 - American architect Frank Lloyd Wright builds the Robie House in Chicago.
1909/--/-- 40 - American artist George Bellows paints the prize fight scene Stag at Sharkey's.
1909/--/-- 40 - American explorer Robert E. Peary reaches the North Pole.
1909/--/-- 40 - American poet William Carlos Williams publishes Poems, his first book.
1909/--/-- 40 - American writer Gertrude Stein publishes Three Lives.
1909/--/-- 40 - French aviator Louis Bleriot makes the first flight across the English Channel.
1909/--/-- 40 - NAACP in NYC
1909/--/-- 40 - Russian impresario Serge Diaghilev presents the Ballet Russe in Paris.
1909/--/-- 40 - Taft is inaugurated as the 27th U.S. president; Sherman becomes vice-president.
1909/--/-- 40 - William Howard Taft (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1909/10/-- 41 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (4) AL DETROIT (3)
1910/--/-- 41 - British Empire covers 1/5th of world land area
1910/--/-- 41 - British author Arnold Bennett publishes Clayhanger.
1910/--/-- 41 - British politician Winston Churchill is appointed first lord of the Admiralty.
1910/--/-- 41 - France groups four African territories together as French Equatorial Africa.
1910/--/-- 41 - French primitive artist Henri Rousseau paints The Dream.
1910/--/-- 41 - French sculptor Auguste Rodin casts the bronze figure The Thinker.
1910/--/-- 41 - Fundamentalism begins with "Five Points"
1910/--/-- 41 - George V succeeds his father Edward VII as king of Great Britain and Ireland.
1910/--/-- 41 - German bacteriologist Paul Ehrlich synthesizes Salversan, a cure for syphilis.
1910/--/-- 41 - Italian artists led by Umberto Boccioni found the futurism movement.
1910/--/-- 41 - Japanese forces annex Korea.
1910/--/-- 41 - Madero, Villa and Zapata lead a revolution against Mexican dictator Porfirio Diaz.
1910/--/-- 41 - Russian-born artist Wassily Kandinsky executes his first abstract painting.
1910/--/-- 41 - The Art Deco architectural and decorative arts style begins to become popular.
1910/--/-- 41 - The Union of South Africa is formed; Louis Botha becomes the first prime minister.
1910/05/-- 42 - George V succeeds as King of Great Britain and Ireland.
1910/10/-- 42 - World Series NL CHICAGO (1) AL PHILADELPHIA (4)
1911/--/-- 42 - American aviator Glen Curtiss flies the first successful seaplane.
1911/--/-- 42 - American novelist Edith Wharton publishes Ethan Frome.
1911/--/-- 42 - American songwriter Irving Berlin publishes Alexander's Ragtime Band.
1911/--/-- 42 - Elmer A. Sperry designs the first American gyrocompass.
1911/--/-- 42 - English author G.K. Chesterton publishes the first Father Brown story.
1911/--/-- 42 - German-American anthropologist Franz Boas publishes The Mind of Primitive Man.
1911/--/-- 42 - Hans Geiger invents an electrical device to count individual alpha particles.
1911/--/-- 42 - Italy's attempts to annex Cyrenaica and Tripolitania leads to the Italo-Turkish War.
1911/--/-- 42 - Mexican dictator Porfirio Diaz is overthrown; Francisco Madero becomes president.
1911/--/-- 42 - Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen reaches the South Pole ahead of Robert Scott.
1911/--/-- 42 - Richard Strauss' opera Der Rosenkavalier is performed for the first time.
1911/--/-- 42 - Robert A Millikan measures electron's charge
1911/--/-- 42 - Russian artist Marc Chagall paints I and My Village.
1911/--/-- 42 - Sir Ernest Rutherford formulates his theory of atomic structure.
1911/--/-- 42 - The Ch'ing dynasty is deposed in China; a republic is formed under Sun Yat-sen.
1911/--/-- 42 - The first film studio is established at Hollywood in California.
1911/--/-- 42 - Tibet declares its independence from China.
1911/--/-- 42 - Willis Carrier designs the first practical air conditioning system.
1911/06/02 43 - George V crowned King of Great Britain and Ireland at Westminster Abbey by Randa
1911/10/-- 43 - World Series NL NEW YORK (2) AL PHILADELPHIA (4)
1912/--/-- 43 - American Indian Jim Thorpe wins the Olympic decathlon and pentathlon.
1912/--/-- 43 - American author Edgar Rice Burroughs publishes Tarzan of the Apes.
1912/--/-- 43 - American writer Willa Cather publishes her first novel Alexander's Bridge.
1912/--/-- 43 - Arizona is inaugurated as the 48th state.
1912/--/-- 43 - Austrian psychologist Alfred Adler publishes The Neurotic Constitution.
1912/--/-- 43 - British explorers under Scott reach the South Pole but die during their return.
1912/--/-- 43 - French Dada artist Marcel Duchamp paints Nude Descending a Staircase.
1912/--/-- 43 - German geophysicist Alfred Wegener formulates his continental drift hypothesis.
1912/--/-- 43 - Morocco is divided between France and Spain after the second Moroccan crisis.
1912/--/-- 43 - New Mexico is inaugurated as the 47th state.
1912/--/-- 43 - New Mexico is inaugurated as the 47th state; Arizona is inaugurated as the 48th state.
1912/--/-- 43 - Piltdown man is discovered in Britain, beginning an elaborate scientific hoax.
1912/--/-- 43 - Russian dancer Vaslav Nijinsky choreographs and dances in The Afternoon of the Faun.
1912/--/-- 43 - The Balkan League begins the first Balkan War against the Ottoman Empire.
1912/--/-- 43 - The liner Titanic sinks after colliding with an iceberg on her maiden voyage.
1912/--/-- 43 - Theodore Roosevelt campaigns for the U.S. presidency under the Bull Moose ticket.
1912/10/-- 44 - World Series NL NEW YORK (3) AL BOSTON (4)
1913/--/-- 44 - American poet Robert Frost publishes A Boy's Will.
1913/--/-- 44 - Bertrand Russell and A.E. Whitehead publish Principia Mathematica.
1913/--/-- 44 - Danish physicist Niels Bohr publishes his atomic theory.
1913/--/-- 44 - English novelist D.H. Lawrence publishes Sons and Lovers.
1913/--/-- 44 - Federal income tax is introduced in the U.S.
1913/--/-- 44 - Igor Stravinsky's ballet The Rite of Spring causes a scandal at the Paris premiere.
1913/--/-- 44 - Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore wins the Nobel Prize for literature.
1913/--/-- 44 - King George I of Greece is assassinated; he is succeeded by Constantine I
1913/--/-- 44 - Marcel Proust writes the first volume of Remembrance of Things Past.
1913/--/-- 44 - Medical missionary Albert Schweitzer builds a hospital at Lambarene in Africa.
1913/--/-- 44 - Russian revolutionary Joseph Stalin is exiled to Siberia by the tsarist government.
1913/--/-- 44 - Samuel Goldwyn founds his first movie company with Jesse Lasky and Cecil B. De Mille.
1913/--/-- 44 - Socialists Sidney and Beatrice Webb found the political journal The New Statesman.
1913/--/-- 44 - The constructivism art movement begins in Russia.
1913/--/-- 44 - The island of Crete is united with Greece.
1913/--/-- 44 - The second Balkan War begins with a Bulgarian attack on Serbia.
1913/--/-- 44 - Victoriano Huerta leads a military coup in Mexico; president Francisco Madero is killed.
1913/--/-- 44 - Wilson is inaugurated as the 28th U.S. president; Marshall becomes vice-president.
1913/--/-- 44 - Woodrow Wilson (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1913/10/-- 45 - World Series NL NEW YORK (1) AL PHILADELPHIA (4)
1914/--/-- 45 - A British expedition led by Ernest Shackleton is marooned in the Antarctic.
1914/--/-- 45 - A German fleet defeats the British at Coronel but is decimated at the Falklands.
1914/--/-- 45 - Archduke Franz Ferdinand is assassinated in Sarajevo, precipitating World War I.
1914/--/-- 45 - Austrian forces invade Serbia but are repulsed with heavy losses.
1914/--/-- 45 - Black composer W.C. Handy writes the St. Louis Blues.
1914/--/-- 45 - Charlie Chaplin develops his little tramp character in a series of slapstick films.
1914/--/-- 45 - France, Russia and Britain (the Allies) are at war with Germany and Austria-Hungary.
1914/--/-- 45 - George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmallion is performed for the first time.
1914/--/-- 45 - German forces invade Belgium and France but are halted at the Marne.
1914/--/-- 45 - German submarines begin to exact a heavy toll on Allied shipping.
1914/--/-- 45 - Japan joins the Allies and captures the German base of Tsingtao in China.
1914/--/-- 45 - Mack Sennett produces comedy films starring the Keystone Kops.
1914/--/-- 45 - Parisian couturier Coco Chanel begins designing clothes.
1914/--/-- 45 - President Wilson declares U.S. neutrality in World War I.
1914/--/-- 45 - Russian forces invade East Prussia but are defeated at the Battle of Tannenberg.
1914/--/-- 45 - The Panama Canal is completed, connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
1914/--/-- 45 - Turkey declares war on the Allies; Britain annexes Turkish Cyprus.
1914/--/-- 45 - U.S. Marines land at Veracruz in Mexico; President Huerta resigns.
1914/--/-- 45 - World War I begins
1914/03/14 46 *** Arnold, Nettie Jewell (Arnold) [Daughter] - Born to Arnold, Lucian A. and Harlan, Mary Belle Barren County Kentucky
1914/10/-- 46 - World Series NL BOSTON (4) AL PHILADELPHIA (0)
1915/--/-- 46 - A German submarine torpedoes the British liner Lusitania; 124 Americans are killed.
1915/--/-- 46 - Albert Einstein formulates his General Theory of Relativity.
1915/--/-- 46 - Anglo-French forces land at Gallipoli in an attempt to force Turkey out of the war.
1915/--/-- 46 - Austrian writer Franz Kafka publishes The Metamorphosis.
1915/--/-- 46 - D. W. Griffith's movie The Birth of a Nation is shown for the first time.
1915/--/-- 46 - Emiliano Zapata and Pancho Villa lead rebellions against Venustiano Carranza in Mexico.
1915/--/-- 46 - English author Somerset Maugham publishes Of Human Bondage.
1915/--/-- 46 - German Zeppelin airships begin bombing attacks on Britain.
1915/--/-- 46 - Italy joins the Allies and invades Austrian territory.
1915/--/-- 46 - President Wilson recognizes the Mexican government of Venustiano Carranza.
1915/--/-- 46 - Serbia is overrun by the combined forces of Austria, Germany and Bulgaria.
1915/--/-- 46 - The Anzacs (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) fight at Gallipoli.
1915/--/-- 46 - The Dada art and literary movement is formed.
1915/--/-- 46 - The Germans use poison gas for the first time at Ypres on the Western Front.
1915/--/-- 46 - U.S. Marines land in Haiti, beginning a 20-year period of military occupation.
1915/--/-- 46 - War poet Rupert Brooke's 1914 and Other Poems is published in the year he dies.
1915/10/-- 47 - World Series NL PHILADELPHIA (1) AL BOSTON (4)
1916/--/-- 47 - Albert Einstein proposes General Theory of Relativity
1916/--/-- 47 - Allied forces withdraw from Gallipoli after strong Turkish opposition.
1916/--/-- 47 - American poet Carl Sandburg publishes his first book Chicago Poems.
1916/--/-- 47 - British forces assault the German line at the Somme; tanks are used for the first time.
1916/--/-- 47 - German assaults at Verdun are repulsed by the French with great loss of life.
1916/--/-- 47 - James Joyce publishes A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.
1916/--/-- 47 - Jeannette Rankin becomes the first female member of U.S. House of Representatives.
1916/--/-- 47 - Lloyd George becomes prime minister of Britain's wartime coalition government.
1916/--/-- 47 - Margaret Sanger is arrested for opening a birth-control clinic in Brooklyn.
1916/--/-- 47 - North Sea storms flood lowlands in the Netherlands, 10,000 lives are lost.
1916/--/-- 47 - T. Tzara DADA
1916/--/-- 47 - The British and German fleets clash at the Battle of Jutland.
1916/--/-- 47 - The Easter Rising in Dublin is suppressed within a week by the British.
1916/--/-- 47 - The Russian Brusilov Offensive meets with success on the Eastern Front.
1916/--/-- 47 - The Trans-Siberian railway is completed -- the longest continuous rail line in the world.
1916/--/-- 47 - U.S. Marines land in Santo Domingo to quell unrest; the occupation lasts until 1924.
1916/--/-- 47 - U.S. troops under Pershing invade Mexico in retaliation for raids by Pancho Villa.
1916/08/29 48 *** Arnold, Flossie Beatrice [Daughter] - Born to Arnold, Lucian A. and Harlan, Mary Belle Barren County Kentucky
1916/10/-- 48 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (1) AL BOSTON (4)
1917/--/-- 48 - Adoption of the convoy system reduces Allied losses to German submarines.
1917/--/-- 48 - Anglo-American poet T.S. Eliot publishes The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.
1917/--/-- 48 - Art critic and writer Guillaume Apollinaire coins the term surrealism.
1917/--/-- 48 - Astrophysicist Karl Schwarzschild develops the black hole theory.
1917/--/-- 48 - Blacks migrate north and west
1917/--/-- 48 - British forces attack the Germans in the Third Battle of Ypres.
1917/--/-- 48 - British forces under Allenby capture Jerusalem and Bagdhad from the Turks.
1917/--/-- 48 - Dutch artists Theo Van Doesburg and Piet Mondrian found the magazine de Stijl.
1917/--/-- 48 - English composer Gustav Holst completes The Planets.
1917/--/-- 48 - English humorist P.G. Wodehouse creates Bertie Wooster and his butler Jeeves.
1917/--/-- 48 - Germany announces the resumption of unrestricted submarine warfare.
1917/--/-- 48 - Italian forces are defeated by Austria at the Battle of Caporetto.
1917/--/-- 48 - Russian revolutions: communist U.S.S.R. formed
1917/--/-- 48 - Selective Service Act creates draft
1917/--/-- 48 - Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung publishes The Psychology of the Unconscious.
1917/--/-- 48 - T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) leads the Arab revolt against the Turks.
1917/--/-- 48 - The Balfour Declaration endorses a Jewish national homeland in Palestine.
1917/--/-- 48 - The Germans and the Bolshevik leaders sign an armistice at Brest-Litovsk.
1917/--/-- 48 - The Germans help Lenin return to Russia from exile in Switzerland.
1917/--/-- 48 - The Jones Act gives all Puerto Ricans the right to U.S. citizenship.
1917/--/-- 48 - The Russian Revolution begins; Emperor Nicholas II abdicates.
1917/--/-- 48 - The U.S. purchases the Virgin Islands from Denmark.
1917/--/-- 48 - The United States declares war on Germany.
1917/--/-- 48 - The Zimmermann note proposing a secret Mexican alliance with Germany is revealed.
1917/--/-- 48 - The disastrous Nivelle Offensive leads to mutinies in the French Army.
1917/--/-- 48 - The earliest jazz recordings are made in New York City.
1917/--/-- 48 - The first Pulitzer Prizes are awarded for journalism, letters and music.
1917/--/-- 48 - The provisional Kerensky government is deposed; Bolsheviks seize power in Russia.
1917/10/-- 49 - World Series NL NEW YORK (2) AL CHICAGO (4)
1918/--/-- 49 - Advances by French, British and American armies force a general German retreat.
1918/--/-- 49 - American astronomer Harlow Shapley discovers the dimensions of the Milky Way.
1918/--/-- 49 - American author Booth Tarkington writes The Magnificent Ambersons.
1918/--/-- 49 - American forcesunder Pershing help to stem the German offensive.
1918/--/-- 49 - An airmail service begins among New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.
1918/--/-- 49 - An influenza pandemic begins (it kills 21-22 million in 2 years).
1918/--/-- 49 - Austria, Poland and Czechoslovakia become republics in the aftermath of World War I.
1918/--/-- 49 - Bloomsbury Group member Lytton Strachey publishes Eminent Victorians.
1918/--/-- 49 - Bolshevik leader Leon Trotsky organizes the Red Army.
1918/--/-- 49 - Civil war breaks out between the Red and White Russian armies.
1918/--/-- 49 - French composer Erik Satie writes Socrate.
1918/--/-- 49 - German air ace Manfred von Richthofen (the Red Baron) is shot down and killed.
1918/--/-- 49 - Nicholas II, the last emperor of Russia, and his family are executed by the Bolsheviks.
1918/--/-- 49 - Revolution breaks out in Germany; Emperor William II flees to the Netherlands.
1918/--/-- 49 - Shapley determines sun is part of Milky Way galaxy
1918/--/-- 49 - The Germans renew their assault on the Western Front in the Ludendorff Offensive.
1918/--/-- 49 - The Weimar Republic negotiates an armistice for Germany, ending World War I.
1918/--/-- 49 - The world's largest telescope is installed at Mount Wilson Observatory.
1918/--/-- 49 - Women over 30 win the vote in Britain.
1918/10/-- 50 - World Series NL CHICAGO (2) AL BOSTON (4)
1919/--/-- 50 - Boxer Jack Dempsey knocks out Jess Willard to become heavyweight champion.
1919/--/-- 50 - British troops massacre demonstrators at Amritsar in India.
1919/--/-- 50 - English aviators Alcock and Brown make the first nonstop transatlantic flight.
1919/--/-- 50 - French tennis star Suzanne Lenglen wins the Wimbledon tournament for the first time.
1919/--/-- 50 - George Gershwin composes his first hit song Swanee.
1919/--/-- 50 - German communist Rosa Luxemburg is murdered after the Sparticus uprising.
1919/--/-- 50 - Italian leader Benito Mussolini organizes his Fascist movement.
1919/--/-- 50 - Jan Smuts succeeds Louis Botha as prime minister of South Africa.
1919/--/-- 50 - Lady Astor becomes the first woman member of the British House of Commons.
1919/--/-- 50 - League of Nations
1919/--/-- 50 - Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata is killed.
1919/--/-- 50 - Russian-American anarchist Emma Goldman is deported to the Soviet Union.
1919/--/-- 50 - The Bauhaus school of design is founded in Germany by Walter Gropius.
1919/--/-- 50 - The Chicago White Sox conspire to fix the baseball World Series.
1919/--/-- 50 - The German fleet is scuttled at Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands.
1919/--/-- 50 - The League of Nations is formed with Geneva in Switzerland as its headquarters.
1919/--/-- 50 - The Paris Peace Conference opens at Versailles.
1919/--/-- 50 - The Polish-Soviet War begins over territorial disputes.
1919/--/-- 50 - The Radio Corporation of America (RCA) is formed.
1919/--/-- 50 - Versailles Peace Treaty
1919/--/-- 50 - World War I ends
1919/10/-- 51 - World Series NL CINCINNATI (5) AL CHICAGO (3)
1920/--/-- 51 - 18th Amendment prohibits alcohol
1920/--/-- 51 - 19th Amendment gives women right to vote
1920/--/-- 51 - A Home Rule Bill establishes parliaments for northern and southern Ireland.
1920/--/-- 51 - Admiral Miklos Horthy is appointed regent of Hungary.
1920/--/-- 51 - Adolf Hitler forms the National Socialist German Workers' (Nazi) party.
1920/--/-- 51 - American novelist Sinclair Lewis publishes Main Street.
1920/--/-- 51 - American tennis star Bill Tilden wins the Wimbledon tournament for the first time.
1920/--/-- 51 - Arturo Alessandri becomes president of Chile.
1920/--/-- 51 - British East Africa becomes a crown colony as Kenya.
1920/--/-- 51 - Chaim Weizmann is named president of the World Zionist Organization.
1920/--/-- 51 - Dutch artist Piet Mondrian paints the Composition with Red, Yellow and Blue.
1920/--/-- 51 - French Art Deco glassmaker Rene Lalique opens a glass factory.
1920/--/-- 51 - German East Africa is transferred to British control as Tanganyika (now Tanzania).
1920/--/-- 51 - Mahatma Gandhi begins a noncooperation campaign against British rule in India.
1920/--/-- 51 - Mexican president Venustiano Carranza is deposed and killed by Alvaro Obregon.
1920/--/-- 51 - Mystery writer Agatha Christie publishes her first Hercule Poirot story.
1920/--/-- 51 - Russian artist Aleksandr Rodchenko designs the first mobile.
1920/--/-- 51 - The 18th Amendment institutes the prohibition of alcohol throughout the U.S.
1920/--/-- 51 - The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution gives women the right to vote.
1920/--/-- 51 - The Russian Civil War ends with victory for the Bolsheviks.
1920/--/-- 51 - The U.S. Senate votes against joining the League of Nations.
1920/10/-- 52 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (2) AL CLEVELAND (5)
1921/--/-- 52 - Alexander rules the new Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.
1921/--/-- 52 - American anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti are found guilty of murder.
1921/--/-- 52 - Berber tribes under Abd el-Krim attack garrisons in Spanish Morocco.
1921/--/-- 52 - French cubist artist Fernand Leger paints Three Women.
1921/--/-- 52 - German surrealist artist Max Ernst paints L'Elephant celebes.
1921/--/-- 52 - Harding is inaugurated as the 29th U.S. president; Coolidge becomes vice-president.
1921/--/-- 52 - Japanese premier Hara Takashi is assassinated.
1921/--/-- 52 - Latin lover Rudolph Valentino stars in the silent film The Sheik.
1921/--/-- 52 - Luigi Pirandello's play Six Characters in Search of an Author is produced.
1921/--/-- 52 - Mexican artist Diego Rivera begins painting murals depicting contemporary Mexican life.
1921/--/-- 52 - The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is created by Royal Charter.
1921/--/-- 52 - The Irish Free State becomes a self-governing dominion of Britain.
1921/--/-- 52 - The Reparations Commission fixes Germany's liability at 132 billion gold marks.
1921/--/-- 52 - W. L. MacKenzie King is elected prime minister of Canada for the first time.
1921/--/-- 52 - Warren G. Harding (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1921/10/-- 53 - World Series NL NEW YORK (5) AL NEW YORK (3)
1922/--/-- 53 - Anglo-American poet T.S. Eliot writes The Waste Land.
1922/--/-- 53 - Constantine I abdicates as king of Greece; is succeeded by George II.
1922/--/-- 53 - DeWitt Wallace launches Reader's Digest magazine.
1922/--/-- 53 - Egypt achieves independence from Britain and becomes a monarchy under Fuad I.
1922/--/-- 53 - Emily Post publishes Etiquette in Society, in Business, in Politics, and at Home.
1922/--/-- 53 - English Egyptologist Howard Carter excavates Tutankhamen's tomb.
1922/--/-- 53 - English composer William Walton composes Facade.
1922/--/-- 53 - Explorer Roy Chapman Andrews discovers the first fossil dinosaur eggs in the Gobi desert.
1922/--/-- 53 - Irish poet and novelist James Joyce publishes Ulysses.
1922/--/-- 53 - Irish revolutionary statesman Michael Collins is assassinated.
1922/--/-- 53 - Kemal Ataturk's attempts to restore Turkish territory leads to the Chanak Crisis.
1922/--/-- 53 - Mahatma Gandhi is imprisoned for civil disobedience in India.
1922/--/-- 53 - Robert Flaherty produces the first major film documentary Nanook of the North.
1922/--/-- 53 - The Fascists march on Rome; King Victor Emmanuel III names Mussolini prime minister.
1922/--/-- 53 - William T. Cosgrave becomes the first prime minister of the Irish Free State.
1922/10/-- 54 - World Series NL NEW YORK (4) AL NEW YORK (0)
1923/--/-- 54 - "King" Oliver's Creole Jazz Band is the first black band to be recorded.
1923/--/-- 54 - Adolf Hitler's coup d'etat in Munich fails; he is captured and imprisoned.
1923/--/-- 54 - Aircraft designer Willy Messerschmitt opens a factory in Germany.
1923/--/-- 54 - American poet E. E. Cummings writes the novel The Enormous Room.
1923/--/-- 54 - Briton Hadden and Henry R. Luce found the weekly newsmagazine Time.
1923/--/-- 54 - Calvin Coolidge (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1923/--/-- 54 - Child violinist Yehudi Menuhin makes his public debut at age 7.
1923/--/-- 54 - Filmmaker Cecil B. De Mille directs the biblical epic The Ten Commandments.
1923/--/-- 54 - French and Belgian troops occupy the Ruhr to enforce German war reparations.
1923/--/-- 54 - General Miguel Primo de Rivera rules as dictator of Spain.
1923/--/-- 54 - Irish poet William Butler Yeats wins the Nobel Prize for literature.
1923/--/-- 54 - Italy becomes first fascist state
1923/--/-- 54 - Jewish philosopher Martin Buber publishes Ich und Du (I and Thou).
1923/--/-- 54 - Physicist Hermann Oberth publishes The Rocket into Planetary Space.
1923/--/-- 54 - Spanish engineer Juan de la Cierva invents the autogiro.
1923/--/-- 54 - Stanley Baldwin becomes Conservative prime minister of Britain for the first time.
1923/--/-- 54 - The Treaty of Lausanne establishes the boundaries of modern Turkey.
1923/--/-- 54 - Tokyo and Yokohama are destroyed by an earthquake; 100,000 are killed.
1923/--/-- 54 - Turkey is declared a republic; Ataturk Kemal becomes the first president.
1923/--/-- 54 - Vladimir Zworykin patents the iconoscope, the first television transmission tube.
1923/--/-- 54 - Warren G. Harding dies; Calvin Coolidge is inaugurated as the 30th U.S. president.
1923/10/-- 55 - World Series NL NEW YORK (2) AL NEW YORK (4)
1924/--/-- 55 - Adolf Hitler publishes his Nazi political tract Mein Kampf (My Battle).
1924/--/-- 55 - Arab leader Ibn Saud drives the Hashimites from Mecca.
1924/--/-- 55 - English novelist E.M. Forster publishes A Passage To India.
1924/--/-- 55 - French physicist Louis de Broglie proposes the wavelength nature of particles.
1924/--/-- 55 - German novelist Thomas Mann publishes The Magic Mountain.
1924/--/-- 55 - J. Edgar Hoover is appointed director of the Bureau of Investigation (renamed the FBI).
1924/--/-- 55 - Ramsay MacDonald forms the first Labour government in Britain.
1924/--/-- 55 - Schrodinger proposes wave mechanics
1924/--/-- 55 - Soviet leader Lenin dies; new leader Joseph Stalin begins a purge of his opponents.
1924/--/-- 55 - The Boston Bruins become the first professional ice hockey team.
1924/--/-- 55 - The military declare a republic in Greece; King George II is exiled.
1924/--/-- 55 - U.S. Congress investigates suspicious dealings in the Teapot Dome scandal.
1924/10/-- 56 - World Series NL NEW YORK (3) AL WASHINGTON (4)
1925/--/-- 56 - Ahmed Zogu proclaims Albania a monarchy and rules as King Zog.
1925/--/-- 56 - American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald publishes The Great Gatsby.
1925/--/-- 56 - American writer John Dos Passos publishes Manhattan Transfer.
1925/--/-- 56 - Astronomer Edwin Hubble composes a classification scheme for galaxies.
1925/--/-- 56 - Automaker Walter P. Chrysler founds the Chrysler Corporation.
1925/--/-- 56 - Black American dancer Josephine Baker stars in La Revue negre in Paris.
1925/--/-- 56 - Clarence Birdseye begins marketing his quick-frozen food packages.
1925/--/-- 56 - Friedrich Ebert dies; Paul von Hindenburg becomes president of the German republic.
1925/--/-- 56 - John T. Scopes is tried in Tennessee for teaching the theory of evolution.
1925/--/-- 56 - Reza Shah Pahlavi rules as shah of Iran.
1925/--/-- 56 - Russian filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein directs The Battleship Potemkin.
1925/--/-- 56 - Swiss-born artist Paul Klee paints Fish Magic.
1925/--/-- 56 - The Locarno Pact finalizes the treaties between the World War I protagonists.
1925/--/-- 56 - The New Yorker magazine is founded in New York City.
1925/--/-- 56 - The all-black revue Runnin' Wild introduces the Charleston dance craze.
1925/02/20 57 *** Arnold, Flora Belle (Bunch) [Daughter] & Bunch, John W. - Married
1925/10/-- 57 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (4) AL WASHINGTON (3)
1926/--/-- 57 - American artist Georgia O'Keeffe paints her flower portrait Black Iris.
1926/--/-- 57 - American golfer Bobby Jones wins the U.S. Open and the British Open tournaments.
1926/--/-- 57 - American physicist Robert Goddard launches the first liquid-propellant rocket.
1926/--/-- 57 - Antonio Oscar de Fragoso Carmona becomes president after a military coup in Portugal.
1926/--/-- 57 - Chiang Kai-shek organizes the Northern Expedition to unite China.
1926/--/-- 57 - Eamon De Valera organizes the Fianna Fail party in the Republic of Ireland.
1926/--/-- 57 - English author A.A. Milne writes the children's book Winnie-the-Pooh.
1926/--/-- 57 - French troops in Morocco subdue a tribal rebellion led by Abd el-Krim.
1926/--/-- 57 - Germany is admitted to the League of Nations.
1926/--/-- 57 - Hirohito becomes emperor of Japan.
1926/--/-- 57 - Nobile, Amundsen and Ellsworth pilot the airship Norge over the North Pole.
1926/--/-- 57 - Richard E. Byrd and Floyd Bennett make the first airplane flight over the North Pole.
1926/--/-- 57 - Russian composer Dmitry Shostakovich premiers his First Symphony.
1926/--/-- 57 - The General Strike breaks out in Britain involving 3 million workers.
1926/--/-- 57 - The Harlem Globetrotters basketball team is organized in Chicago.
1926/--/-- 57 - U.S. Marines land in Nicaragua to suppress a revolution (they depart in 1933).
1926/10/-- 58 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL NEW YORK (3)
1927/--/-- 58 - American dancer Isadora Duncan is killed in a tragic car accident.
1927/--/-- 58 - American writer Thornton Wilder publishes The Bridge of San Luis Rey.
1927/--/-- 58 - Baseball player Babe Ruth scores a record 60 home runs for the New York Yankees.
1927/--/-- 58 - Blackface singer Al Jolson appears in the first sound motion picture The Jazz Singer.
1927/--/-- 58 - Charles Lindbergh flies solo nonstop from New York to Paris in 33.5 hours.
1927/--/-- 58 - Civil war in China
1927/--/-- 58 - Comedy team Laurel and Hardy appear in their first film Putting Pants on Philip.
1927/--/-- 58 - Dancer Martha Graham opens her first dance studio in New York City.
1927/--/-- 58 - Duke Ellington's jazz band stars at Harlem's Cotton Club in New York City.
1927/--/-- 58 - English novelist Virginia Woolf writes To The Lighthouse.
1927/--/-- 58 - Finnish architect Alvar Aalto designs the Turun Sanomat newspaper building.
1927/--/-- 58 - Georges Lemaitre proposes an expanding model for the creation of the universe.
1927/--/-- 58 - German filmmaker Fritz Lang directs the futuristic film Metropolis.
1927/--/-- 58 - German-Swiss author Hermann Hesse publishes Steppenwolf.
1927/--/-- 58 - Helen Newington Wills wins the Wimbledon tennis championship.
1927/--/-- 58 - Lindbergh crosses Atlantic non-stop
1927/--/-- 58 - The Iron Guard fascist organization is founded in Romania.
1927/06/18 59 *** Bunch, Gaylord J. [Grandson] - Born to Bunch, John W. and Arnold, Flora Belle (Bunch) Barren County KY
1927/10/-- 59 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (0) AL NEW YORK (4)
1927/10/20 59 *** Arnold, Maxie [Grandson] - Born to Arnold, Luther B.
1928/--/-- 59 - Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly across the Atlantic.
1928/--/-- 59 - American anthropologist Margaret Mead publishes Coming of Age in Samoa.
1928/--/-- 59 - American comedy team Amos 'n' Andy produce their first radio show.
1928/--/-- 59 - American composer Virgil Thomson writes the opera Four Saints in Three Acts.
1928/--/-- 59 - Arturo Toscanini is made conductor of the New York Philharmonic.
1928/--/-- 59 - Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's play The Front Page is produced.
1928/--/-- 59 - Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill collaborate on the play The Threepenny Opera.
1928/--/-- 59 - British bacteriologist Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin.
1928/--/-- 59 - Chiang Kai-shek captures Peking; the Kuomintang government is established.
1928/--/-- 59 - English novelist Evelyn Waugh publishes Decline and Fall.
1928/--/-- 59 - English physicist Paul Dirac formulates a mathematical description of elementary particles.
1928/--/-- 59 - French composer Maurice Ravel composes the ballet Bolero.
1928/--/-- 59 - Heisenberg's uncertainty principle
1928/--/-- 59 - Luis Bunuel and Salvador Dali collaborate on the surrealist film Un Chien andalou.
1928/--/-- 59 - Spanish poet Federico Garcia Lorca publishes Gypsy Ballads.
1928/--/-- 59 - The Chaco War breaks out between Bolivia and Paraguay over territorial disputes.
1928/--/-- 59 - The Kellog-Briand Pact outlawing war is signed by 15 nations.
1928/--/-- 59 - The first Five-Year Plan for economic reform begins in the Soviet Union.
1928/--/-- 59 - Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse appears in Steamboat Willie, the first sound cartoon.
1928/10/-- 60 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (0) AL NEW YORK (4)
1929/--/-- 60 - Alexander institutes absolute rule as king of Yugoslavia.
1929/--/-- 60 - American explorer Richard E. Byrd flies over the South Pole.
1929/--/-- 60 - American novelist William Faulkner publishes The Sound and the Fury.
1929/--/-- 60 - British poet Robert Graves publishes his war memoir Goodbye To All That.
1929/--/-- 60 - Erich Maria Remarque publishes his war novel All Quiet On the Western Front.
1929/--/-- 60 - Ernest Hemingway writes the war novel A Farewell To Arms.
1929/--/-- 60 - French artist and writer Jean Cocteau publishes Les Enfants Terribles.
1929/--/-- 60 - Heinrich Himmler is appointed head of the SS, Hitler's blackshirted elite guard.
1929/--/-- 60 - Herbert C. Hoover (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1929/--/-- 60 - Hoover is inaugurated as the 31st U.S. president; Curtis becomes vice-president.
1929/--/-- 60 - Jews and Arabs clash at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem.
1929/--/-- 60 - Seven Chicago gangsters are machine-gunned in the St. Valentine's Day Massacre.
1929/--/-- 60 - Soviet leader Joseph Stalin exiles Leon Trotsky.
1929/--/-- 60 - Stock Market crashes
1929/--/-- 60 - The Lateran Treaty creates the independent state of the Vatican City.
1929/--/-- 60 - The Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) is founded in New York City.
1929/--/-- 60 - The Wall Street crash leads to a world-wide economic depression.
1929/--/-- 60 - The Workers Party of America is renamed the Communist Party of the United States.
1929/--/-- 60 - The first Academy Awards are presented; Wings wins best-picture prize.
1929/08/10 61 *** Shoultz, Clara (Arnold) & Arnold, John Leslie [Son] - Married
1929/10/-- 61 - World Series NL CHICAGO (1) AL PHILADELPHIA (4)
1930/--/-- 61 - American artist Edward Hopper paints Early Sunday Morning.
1930/--/-- 61 - American astronomer Clyde W. Tombaugh discovers the planet Pluto.
1930/--/-- 61 - American poet Hart Crane publishes The Bridge.
1930/--/-- 61 - Artist Grant Wood paints American Gothic.
1930/--/-- 61 - British engineer Frank Whittle patents a gas turbine engine for jet aircraft.
1930/--/-- 61 - Carol II is proclaimed king of Romania.
1930/--/-- 61 - Dashiell Hammett publishes the detective novel The Maltese Falcon.
1930/--/-- 61 - English-born American writer W. H. Auden publishes his Poems.
1930/--/-- 61 - Getulio Vargas is appointed president of Brazil after a military coup.
1930/--/-- 61 - Haile Selassie is declared emperor of Ethiopia.
1930/--/-- 61 - Marlene Dietrich stars in Josef von Sternberg's film The Blue Angel.
1930/--/-- 61 - Noel Coward's play Private Lives is produced in London.
1930/--/-- 61 - The British airship R101 crashes in France.
1930/--/-- 61 - The city of Constantinople is re-named Istanbul.
1930/--/-- 61 - Vannevar Bush develops a differential analyzer, an early type of analog computer.
1930/--/-- 61 - Worldwide depression begins
1930/10/-- 62 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (2) AL PHILADELPHIA (4)
1931/--/-- 62 *** Bunch, John Walter Jr. [Grandson] - Born to Bunch, John W. and Arnold, Flora Belle (Bunch)
1931/--/-- 62 - American cartoonist Chester Gould creates the adventure comic strip Dick Tracy.
1931/--/-- 62 - American journalist and writer Damon Runyon publishes Guys and Dolls.
1931/--/-- 62 - American writer Pearl Buck publishes The Good Earth.
1931/--/-- 62 - Auguste Piccard makes the first manned balloon flight into the stratosphere.
1931/--/-- 62 - Ben Shahn begins a series of paintings inspired by the Sacco-Vanzetti case.
1931/--/-- 62 - Chicago gangster Al Capone is jailed for income tax evasion.
1931/--/-- 62 - Explorer George Hubert Wilkins makes a submarine voyage under the Arctic ice.
1931/--/-- 62 - Japanese forces occupy Manchuria.
1931/--/-- 62 - Lawrence invents cyclotron
1931/--/-- 62 - Organic chemist W. H. Carothers invents nylon, the first successful synthetic fiber.
1931/--/-- 62 - Radio astronomy begins when Karl Jansky detects radio waves from space.
1931/--/-- 62 - Spain is declared a republic; King Alfonso XIII abdicates.
1931/--/-- 62 - The Empire State Building becomes the tallest building in the world.
1931/--/-- 62 - The Star-Spangled Banner becomes the U.S. national anthem.
1931/02/16 63 *** Ferrell, William Carter & Arnold, Flossie Beatrice [Daughter] - Married Gatlin, Sumner County TN
1931/10/-- 63 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL PHILADELPHIA (3)
1932/--/-- 63 - American physicist Carl D. Anderson discovers the positron.
1932/--/-- 63 - American sculptor Alexander Calder creates his first mobile.
1932/--/-- 63 - American southern author Erskine Caldwell publishes Tobacco Road.
1932/--/-- 63 - Antonio de Oliveira Salazar assumes dictatorial powers as premier of Portugal.
1932/--/-- 63 - Arab leader Ibn Saud founds the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
1932/--/-- 63 - British author Aldous Huxley publishes Brave New World.
1932/--/-- 63 - Charles Lindbergh's infant son is kidnapped.
1932/--/-- 63 - Eamon de Valera is elected president of the Republic of Ireland.
1932/--/-- 63 - Engelbert Dollfuss is elected chancellor of Austria.
1932/--/-- 63 - English physicist James Chadwick discovers the neutron.
1932/--/-- 63 - Presidential nominee Franklin D. Roosevelt pledges a New Deal.
1932/--/-- 63 - Radio City Music Hall opens in New York City's Rockefeller Center.
1932/--/-- 63 - Revolution in Siam (Thailand) replaces the monarchy with a constitutional government.
1932/--/-- 63 - Sir Oswald Mosley founds the British Union of Fascists.
1932/--/-- 63 - The Bonus Army of war veterans is dispersed by troops in Washington, D.C.
1932/--/-- 63 - The Royal Shakespeare Theater opens at Stratford-on-Avon, England.
1932/--/-- 63 - The first particle accelerator is built at the Cavendish Laboratory in England.
1932/10/-- 64 - World Series NL CHICAGO (0) AL NEW YORK (4)
1932/12/17 64 *** Arnold, Robert Paul & Arnold, Nettie Jewell (Arnold) [Daughter] - Married
1933/--/-- 64 - A fossilized skull of the prehistoric Steinheim man is found in Germany.
1933/--/-- 64 - Actor Charles Laughton stars in the film The Private Life of Henry VIII.
1933/--/-- 64 - Busby Berkeley choreographs the dances for the film Gold Diggers of 1933.
1933/--/-- 64 - Dancers Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers star in the film Flying Down to Rio.
1933/--/-- 64 - Edwin Armstrong invents frequency modulation (FM) to eliminate radio static.
1933/--/-- 64 - Fiorello La Guardia is elected mayor of New York City for the first time.
1933/--/-- 64 - Frances Perkins becomes the first woman cabinet member in U.S. history.
1933/--/-- 64 - Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1933/--/-- 64 - French novelist and political activist Andre Malraux publishes Man's Fate.
1933/--/-- 64 - Fulgencio Batista leads a military coup against Gerardo Machado y Morales in Cuba.
1933/--/-- 64 - Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey found their first swing band.
1933/--/-- 64 - Joseph Goebbels is appointed as minister of propaganda for the Nazi party.
1933/--/-- 64 - Mae West stars in the films She Done Him Wrong and I'm No Angel.
1933/--/-- 64 - Norwegian fascist Vidkun Quisling founds the National Unity party.
1933/--/-- 64 - President Paul von Hindenburg names Adolf Hitler as chancellor of Germany.
1933/--/-- 64 - Roosevelt begins "New Deal"
1933/--/-- 64 - Roosevelt is inaugurated as the 32nd U.S. president; Garner becomes vice-president.
1933/--/-- 64 - The 21st Amendment ends the prohibition era in the U.S.
1933/--/-- 64 - The Marx Brothers star in the classic comedy film Duck Soup.
1933/--/-- 64 - The National Recovery Administration (NRA) is launched by President Roosevelt.
1933/--/-- 64 - The Nazis erect the first concentration camps in Germany.
1933/--/-- 64 - The Public Works Administration (PWA) is formed to fund public construction projects.
1933/--/-- 64 - The Reichstag fire gives the Nazis a pretext for outlawing the German Communist party.
1933/--/-- 64 - The Stavisky affair causes a financial scandal in France.
1933/10/-- 65 - World Series NL NEW YORK (4) AL WASHINGTON (1)
1934/--/-- 65 - Adolf Hitler becomes "Fueher" of Germany
1934/--/-- 65 - Alexander, king of Yugoslavia, is assassinated; his son Peter II succeeds him.
1934/--/-- 65 - American cartoonist Al Capp begins the comic strip Li'l Abner.
1934/--/-- 65 - Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss is murdered by Austrian Nazis.
1934/--/-- 65 - Cole Porter writes the score for the Broadway musical Anything Goes.
1934/--/-- 65 - Drought leads to severe dust storms in the Dust Bowl region of the Great Plains.
1934/--/-- 65 - Elijah Muhammad becomes leader of the Nation of Islam (the Black Muslims).
1934/--/-- 65 - Fermi creates plutonium
1934/--/-- 65 - George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein found The School of American Ballet.
1934/--/-- 65 - Henry Miller publishes the Tropic of Cancer. (It is banned in the U.S. until 1961.)
1934/--/-- 65 - Hitler becomes Fuhrer (leader) of Germany after Hindenburg's death.
1934/--/-- 65 - John Dillinger, public enemy number one, is killed by the FBI.
1934/--/-- 65 - Lazaro Cardenas is chosen by Plutarco Calles as president of Mexico.
1934/--/-- 65 - Lillian Hellman's play The Children's Hour is produced.
1934/--/-- 65 - Mao Tse-tung leads the Chinese Communists on the Long March.
1934/--/-- 65 - Naturalist Charles W. Beebe makes a record dive of 3,028 ft in a bathyscaphe.
1934/--/-- 65 - SA leader Ernst Roehm is assassinated on the orders of Hitler.
1934/--/-- 65 - Surrealist artist Rene Magritte paints The Human Condition.
1934/--/-- 65 - The British ocean liner Queen Mary is launched.
1934/--/-- 65 - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is formed to regulate broadcasting.
1934/--/-- 65 - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is formed to protect U.S. investors.
1934/10/-- 66 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL DETROIT (3)
1935/--/-- 66 - American writer Thomas Wolfe publishes Of Time and the River.
1935/--/-- 66 - Arthur Dempster discovers U-235, the isotope of uranium used in atomic bombs.
1935/--/-- 66 - Child film actress Shirley Temple stars in The Little Colonel.
1935/--/-- 66 - Controversial Louisiana senator Huey P. Long is assassinated.
1935/--/-- 66 - Eduard Benes succeeds Tomas Masaryk as president of Czechoslovakia.
1935/--/-- 66 - Errol Flynn stars in the swashbuckling adventure film Captain Blood.
1935/--/-- 66 - Filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock directs The 39 Steps.
1935/--/-- 66 - George Gershwin composes the modern American opera Porgy and Bess.
1935/--/-- 66 - Hitler announces German rearmament in violation of the Treaty of Versailles.
1935/--/-- 66 - Italy invades Abyssinia (now Ethiopia).
1935/--/-- 66 - King of Swing Benny Goodman forms the Benny Goodman Trio.
1935/--/-- 66 - Leni Riefenstahl directs the Nazi propaganda film Triumph of the Will.
1935/--/-- 66 - Physicist Hideki Yukawa predicts the existence of the meson subatomic particle.
1935/--/-- 66 - Robert Sherwood's play The Petrified Forest is produced.
1935/--/-- 66 - Scottish physicist Robert Watson-Watt patents the first practical radar system.
1935/--/-- 66 - Social Security Act provides retirement insurance
1935/--/-- 66 - Swedish film actress Greta Garbo stars in Anna Karenina.
1935/--/-- 66 - The Monopoly board game is patented in the U.S.
1935/--/-- 66 - The Moscow subway is opened.
1935/--/-- 66 - The Nuremberg Racial Laws deprive German Jews of their citizenship.
1935/--/-- 66 - The monarchy is restored in Greece under George II.
1935/10/-- 67 - World Series NL CHICAGO (2) AL DETROIT (4)
1936/--/-- 67 - Black athlete Jesse Owens wins 4 gold medals at the Berlin Olympic Games.
1936/--/-- 67 - Boulder Dam is completed in Arizona (it is renamed Hoover Dam in 1947).
1936/--/-- 67 - Edward VIII abdicates as king of Great Britain; he is succeeded by George VI.
1936/--/-- 67 - HItler and Mussolini announce the Rome-Berlin Axis (alliance).
1936/--/-- 67 - Henry R. Luce begins publishing Life magazine.
1936/--/-- 67 - Ioannis Metaxas establishes a dictatorship in Greece.
1936/--/-- 67 - Italy and Germany send military forces and aid to support Franco in Spain.
1936/--/-- 67 - Italy annexes Abyssinia (Ethiopia); Emperor Haile Selassie is exiled.
1936/--/-- 67 - Japan concludes the Anti-Comintern Pact with Germany.
1936/--/-- 67 - John Maynard Keynes writes The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money.
1936/--/-- 67 - Margaret Mitchell publishes her only novel Gone With the Wind.
1936/--/-- 67 - Olympic ice skater Sonja Henie turns professional.
1936/--/-- 67 - Spanish Civil War
1936/--/-- 67 - Stalin begins the Great Purge of Soviet Russia's political and military leadership.
1936/--/-- 67 - The British Broadcasting Service (BBC) begins the first public television service.
1936/--/-- 67 - The Soviet Union and the International Brigades support the Nationalists in Spain.
1936/--/-- 67 - The Spanish Civil War begins when General Franco leads a military revolt.
1936/--/-- 67 - The works of the composer Dmitry Shostakovich are denounced in Russia.
1936/01/-- 67 - Edward VIII succeeds as King of Great Britain and Ireland.
1936/10/-- 68 - World Series NL NEW YORK (2) AL NEW YORK (4)
1936/12/10 68 - George VI succeeds as King of Great Britain and Ireland upon the abdication of E
1937/--/-- 68 - American author John Steinbeck publishes Of Mice and Men.
1937/--/-- 68 - Anastasio Somoza Garcia becomes president of Nicaragua.
1937/--/-- 68 - Aviatrix Amelia Earhart is lost during a flight across the Pacific.
1937/--/-- 68 - Ballet dancer Margot Fonteyn debuts in Giselle at Sadler's Wells, London.
1937/--/-- 68 - Danish author Isak Dinesen publishes her autobiography Out of Africa.
1937/--/-- 68 - Dow Chemical develops plastics
1937/--/-- 68 - English writer and scholar J.R.R. Tolkien publishes the fantasy novel The Hobbit.
1937/--/-- 68 - Farouk succeeds Fuad I as king of Egypt.
1937/--/-- 68 - Frank Lloyd Wright begins building the Taliesin West complex in Arizona.
1937/--/-- 68 - French filmmaker Jean Renoir directs Grand Illusion.
1937/--/-- 68 - German aircraft supporting Franco's forces destroy the town of Guernica in Spain.
1937/--/-- 68 - Joe Louis the Brown Bomber wins the heavyweight boxing championship.
1937/--/-- 68 - Nationalist and Communist forces unite to combat the Japanese in China.
1937/--/-- 68 - Neville Chamberlain succeeds Stanley Baldwin as prime minister of Britain.
1937/--/-- 68 - Swing bandleader Artie Shaw records Begin the Beguine.
1937/--/-- 68 - The Duke of Windsor (former King Edward VIII) marries the divorcee Mrs. Simpson.
1937/--/-- 68 - The German airship Hindenburg is destroyed by fire at Lakehurst, N.J.
1937/--/-- 68 - The Golden Gate Bridge is opened in San Francisco.
1937/--/-- 68 - The Japanese invasion of China begins the Second Sino-Japanese War.
1937/05/02 69 - George VI crowned King of Great Britain and Ireland at Westminster Abbey by Cosm
1937/10/-- 69 - World Series NL NEW YORK (1) AL NEW YORK (4)
1938/--/-- 69 - A coelacanth, a fish thought extinct for 65 million years, is caught off the cost of Africa.
1938/--/-- 69 - American composer Aaron Copland writes the ballet score for Billy the Kid.
1938/--/-- 69 - American singer Ella Fitzgerald records A-tisket, A-tasket.
1938/--/-- 69 - British prime minister Neville Chamberlain declares "peace for our time."
1938/--/-- 69 - Chamberlain and Daladier appease Hitler at the Munich Conference.
1938/--/-- 69 - Chester Carlson invents xerography, the first electrostatic dry-copying process.
1938/--/-- 69 - Don Budge becomes the first player to win the Grand Slam (4 tennis championships).
1938/--/-- 69 - General Franco isolates the Republican forces in Spain and attacks Catalonia.
1938/--/-- 69 - German chemist Otto Hahn discovers the principles of nuclear fission.
1938/--/-- 69 - Germany occupies the Sudetenland in western Czechoslovakia.
1938/--/-- 69 - Hitler invades Austria; a union (Anschluss) of Austria and Germany is proclaimed.
1938/--/-- 69 - Hungarian Lajos Biro invents the first practical ball-point pen.
1938/--/-- 69 - Ismet Inonu succeeds Kemal Atuturk as president of Turkey.
1938/--/-- 69 - Jewish property is attacked in Germany in the Kristallnacht (night of broken glass).
1938/--/-- 69 - Jewish psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud flees to England to escape Nazi persecution.
1938/--/-- 69 - Orson Welles' radio broadcast of War of the Worlds causes panic in the U.S.
1938/--/-- 69 - Swing musician Glenn Miller organizes his band.
1938/--/-- 69 - The House Committee on Un-American Activities investigates U.S. subversives.
1938/--/-- 69 - The U.S. and Britain send aid to the Chinese in their war against Japan.
1938/--/-- 69 - Thornton Wilder wins the Pulitzer Prize for his play Our Town.
1938/--/-- 69 - Walt Disney's feature-length cartoon Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is shown.
1938/05/02 70 *** Arnold, Lucian A. - Died Suicide by gunshot Randolph cem Hwy 640 metcalfe county KY
1938/05/02 70 *** Harlan, Mary Belle [Wife] - Died shot and killed by Lucian Arnold. Big Meadow Church cem Barren Co. KY
1938/10/-- 70 - World Series NL CHICAGO (0) AL NEW YORK (4)

In 1868 Transportation was by:
          Foot
          Horse
          Bicycle
          Train
          Steamboat
By 1938 Transportation was by:
          Balloon
          Car & Bus
          Diesel ship
          Propeller airplane
in addition.
By 1938 Transportation by:
          Horse
          Balloon
had been discontinued.

In 1868 Communications was by:
          Word of Mouth
          Post Office
          Telegraph
By 1938 Communications was by:
          Telephone
in addition.

In 1868 Food Preparation was by:
          Wood
By 1938 Food Preparation was by:
          Gas
          Refrigeration
in addition.

In 1868 Entertainment was by:
          Social Intercourse
          Organized Sports
          Travel
          Professional Sports
          Movies
          Radio
          Television
          Theme parks
          Computer

In 1868 Health Care was by:
          Operations
          Anesthetic
          X-Rays
          MRI

In 1868 War Making was by:
          Calvary
          gun
          Artillery
          Machine guns
          Submarine
          Iron Clad ships
          Mines
By 1938 War Making was by:
          tank
          TNT
          Chemical agents
          Aeroplane
in addition.
By 1938 War Making by:
          Calvary
had been discontinued.

In 1868 Navigation was by:
          Stars & Maps
          Compass
By 1938 Navigation was by:
          Radio Signals
in addition.

from the SFHR database of Duane Bristow 10-13-2019 12:22:42


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Last revised 10/13/19.