between the wars.


Treaty of Versailles

June 28, 1919

The Treaty of Versailles was really important because it brought a end between the Germans and the allied powers in world war one. The Treaty of Versailles was signed in the Hall of Mirrors in Germany. The Germans were not invited until 1926.

Women won the right to vote

August 18, 1920

On the 18th of August, 1920 Women won the right to vote in America, a right known as women suffrage.

The first Television was invented


The television was created by a 21 year old inventor name Philo Taylor Farnsworth. The television was first demonstrated in San Francisco on the 7th of September, 1927. The first image Philo transmitted on the television was a simple line.

First Anzac day dawn service

April 25, 1927

At 6am on the 25th of April, the first official dawn service was held in Sydney Cenotaph.

The Great Depression

1929 - 1939

The Great Depression was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Everyone went bankrupped

Pluto was discovered


Pluto was discovered in 1930, by Clyde Tombaugh. It was discovered when astronomers notice that the orbits of Neptune and Uranus were being affected by the gravity of an unexplained object in the solar system.

The opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge


The construction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge started in 1923. More than 750,000 people gathered around the Harbour for the opening. The premier of NSW (Jack Lang) opened the Bridge.

Hitler is appointed Chancellor

January 30 1933

In 1933, Hitler became Chancellor through a shady backroom deal.

Spanish Civil War starts

July 17, 1936 - 1939

The Spanish Civil War started from the military revolt against the Republican government of spain. An initial military coup failed to win control of the entire country. It was a bloody war.

Aboriginal Day of Mourning

January 26, 1938

On the 26 of January, 1938 it was the 150th anniversary of the first fleet landing in Australia. On that same day in a Sydney hall Aboriginal Women and Men gathered together.