1920s Timeline

1920s Timeline

Population surpassess 100,000,000

January 1, 1920

League of Nations established... US Senate votes against joining

January 10, 1920

Women get the vote!

August 18, 1920

Warren Harding is elected president

November 2, 1920

Emergency Quota Act

May 19, 1921

Congressional resolution signed, declaring peace in WWI

July 2, 1921

Fist Miss America pageant

September 7, 1921 - September 8, 1921

Reader's Digest founded

February 5, 1922

Armaments Congress ends

February 6, 1922

Teapot Dome Scandal begins

April 7, 1922

Time Magazine published

March 2, 1923

First sound on a film motion picture is shown

April 15, 1923

President Harding dies in office

August 8, 1923

First Winter Olympics

January 1, 1924

Indian Citizenship Act

June 2, 1924

Calvin Coolidge elected president

November 4, 1924

Nellie Taylor Ross is inaugurated as the first woman governor

January 5, 1925

Radiovision (precursor to TV) is born

June 13, 1925

Scopes Trial begins

July 10, 1925

Air Commerce Act is passed

May 10, 1926

NBC Radio Network formed

November 15, 1926

Great Mississippi Flood kills 700,000

April 22, 1927 - May 5, 1927

Charles Lindbergh makes first non-stop transatlantic flight

May 20, 1927

Work on Mount Rushmore begins

October 4, 1927

First "talkie"- "The Jazz Singer"

October 6, 1927

First success in invention of TV

November 7, 1927

Amelia Earhart flies over the Atlantic Ocean

June 17, 1928

Herbert Hoover elected president

November 6, 1928

US Congress approves Hoover Dam construction

December 21, 1928

St. Valentine's Day Massacre

February 14, 1929

Teapot Dome Scandal ends

October 25, 1929

Stock Market Crash

October 29, 1929