Final History Timeline

Events

First Airplane flight

1903

Publication of The Jungle

1906

Henry Ford develops assembly line

1908

NAACP founded

1909

1st Radio Broadcast

1910

16th Amendment

1913

WWI Begins

1914

Lusitania sinks

1915

Russian Revolution

1917

WWI ends

1918

19th Amendment

1920

Prohibition begins

1920

Great Grandmother Born

1920

1st talking movie

1923

Orchard School founded

1923

Lindbergh flies over Atlantic

1927

Stock Market Crash

1929

Japan invades Manchuria

1931

Tennessee Valley Authority

1933

FDR introduces new deal

1933

Hitler becomes chancellor of Germany

1933

WPA

1935

Social Security Act

1935

Germany invades Poland

1939

Japan attacks Pearl Harbor

1941

D-Day invasion of Normandy

1944

Atomic Bomb dropped on Hiroshima

1945

Berlin Airlift

1948

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

1949

North Korea invades South Korea

1950

Inventions

Traffic signal- Garrett Morgan

1923

Rocket- Robert Goddard

1926

Penicillin- Alexander Fleming

1928

TV- Vladimir Zworykin

1929

Xerox-Chester Carlson

1938

Blood plasma preservation- Dr. Charles Drew

1938

Microwave- Percy Le Baron

1946

Velcro- George de Mestral

1948

Presidents

Theodore Rosevelt

1901 - 1909

William Taft

1909 - 1913

Woodrow Wilson

1913 - 1921

Warren Harding

1921 - 1923

Calvin Coolidge

1923 - 1929

Herbert Hoover

1929 - 1933

FDR

1933 - 1945

Harry Truman

1945 - 1953