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                             The Life of Phillips, J Hugh
1884/11/19 to 1933/09/23 male 13 Children
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1884/--/-- -1 - 15 European nations partition Africa for "spheres of influence"
1884/--/-- -1 - American author Mark Twain publishes the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
1884/--/-- -1 - Belva Lockwood becomes the first woman nominated as a U.S. presidential candidate.
1884/--/-- -1 - German East Africa is formed from Rwanda, Mozambique,Tanzania and Burundi.
1884/--/-- -1 - Germany occupies South West Africa (Namibia).
1884/--/-- -1 - Lewis E. Waterman invents the first fountain pen with an ink reservoir.
1884/11/19 0 *** Phillips, J Hugh - Born to Phillips, William M. and Armstrong, Susan Bell (Phillips)
1885/--/-- 0 - Boston Symphony Orchestra organizes its Promenade Concerts (the Boston Pops).
1885/--/-- 0 - Cleveland is inaugurated as the 22nd U.S. president; Hendricks becomes vice-president.
1885/--/-- 0 - French chemist Louis Pasteur develops a vaccine for rabies.
1885/--/-- 0 - General Gordon is killed by Mahdist forces at the siege of Khartoum in Sudan.
1885/--/-- 0 - Gottlieb Daimler develops the first motorcycle.
1885/--/-- 0 - Grover Cleveland (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1885/--/-- 0 - J. K. Stanley introduces his safety cycle, the basic model for the modern bicycle.
1885/--/-- 0 - Louis Pasteur administers successful rabies vaccination
1885/--/-- 0 - The Congo Free State (Zaire) becomes the possession of King Leopold II of Belgium.
1885/--/-- 0 - The Indian National Congress movement is founded in Bombay.
1885/02/06 0 *** Settles, Finnie Mildred (Phillips, Ely) [Wife] - Born to Settles, Jim Delaney and Chastene, Eliza (Settles)
1886/--/-- 1 - Apache Indian chief Geronimo surrenders to General Nelson Miles.
1886/--/-- 1 - Britain makes Burma a province of India after winning the Anglo-Burma War.
1886/--/-- 1 - British prime minister Gladstone introduces an unsuccessful Home Rule bill for Ireland.
1886/--/-- 1 - French sculptor Auguste Rodin completes The Kiss.
1886/--/-- 1 - Gold is discovered in Transvaal, South Africa.
1886/--/-- 1 - Haymarket Square labor riot in Chicago kills eleven people
1886/--/-- 1 - Jose Balmaceda becomes president of Chile.
1886/--/-- 1 - Samuel Gompers organizes the American Federation of Labor.
1886/--/-- 1 - The Anglo-German Agreement recognizes German control over Tanganyika (Tanzania).
1886/--/-- 1 - The Statue of Liberty is unveiled in New York Harbor.
1887/--/-- 2 *** Phillips, William Floyd [Brother] - Born to Phillips, William M. and Armstrong, Susan Bell (Phillips)
1887/--/-- 2 - Arthur Conan Doyle publishes the first Sherlock Holmes story.
1887/--/-- 2 - France creates the Union of Indochina (most of modern day Vietnam and Kampuchea).
1887/--/-- 2 - The Michelson-Morley experiment confirms the absence of ether.
1888/--/-- 3 - A patent is issued to American inventor John H. Loud for the first ball-point pen.
1888/--/-- 3 - American inventor George Eastman introduces the Kodak box camera.
1888/--/-- 3 - Britain unites its Caribbean colonies of Trinidad and Tobago.
1888/--/-- 3 - Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh paints Still Life With Sunflowers.
1888/--/-- 3 - Eastman's Kodak camera begins amateur photography
1888/--/-- 3 - Jack the Ripper murders seven women in London.
1888/--/-- 3 - Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov writes Scheherazade.
1888/--/-- 3 - The National Geographic Magazine is published for the first time.
1888/--/-- 3 - William II succeeds Frederick III as emperor of Germany.
1889/--/-- 4 *** Phillips, Nora Ellen [Sister] - Born to Phillips, William M. and Armstrong, Susan Bell (Phillips)
1889/--/-- 4 - Benjamin Harrison (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1889/--/-- 4 - Benjamin Harrison is inaugurated as the 23rd U.S. president.
1889/--/-- 4 - Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria commits suicide at Mayerling.
1889/--/-- 4 - German revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg is exiled in Switzerland.
1889/--/-- 4 - Gustave Eiffel designs the Eiffel Tower for the Paris Exposition.
1889/--/-- 4 - Japan's first prime minister Ito Hirobumi introduces the Meiji Constitution.
1889/--/-- 4 - Montana is inaugurated as the 41st state.
1889/--/-- 4 - Montana is inaugurated as the 41st state; Washington is inaugurated as the 42nd state.
1889/--/-- 4 - North Dakota and South Dakota are inaugurated as the 39th and 40th states.
1889/--/-- 4 - North Dakota is inaugurated as the 39th state of the Union.
1889/--/-- 4 - Pedro II emperor of Brazil is overthrown in a coup; Brazil is declared a republic.
1889/--/-- 4 - South Dakota is inaugurated as the 40th state of the Union.
1889/--/-- 4 - Washington is inaugurated as the 42nd state.
1890/--/-- 5 - AFL founded by S Gompers
1890/--/-- 5 - American naval officer Alfred Mahan publishes The Influence of Sea Power upon History.
1890/--/-- 5 - American psychologist William James publishes The Principles of Psychology.
1890/--/-- 5 - Cecil Rhodes becomes prime minister of the Cape Colony in South Africa.
1890/--/-- 5 - Claude Debussy begins composing Suite Bergamasque, including Clair de lune.
1890/--/-- 5 - Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh commits suicide.
1890/--/-- 5 - German chancellor Otto von Bismarck is dismissed by Emperor William II.
1890/--/-- 5 - Idaho is inaugurated as the 43rd state.
1890/--/-- 5 - Idaho is inaugurated as the 43rd state; Wyoming is inaugurated as the 44th state.
1890/--/-- 5 - Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore publishes Manasi (The Mind's Embodiment).
1890/--/-- 5 - Photographer Jacob Riis documents New York's poor in How the Other Half Lives.
1890/--/-- 5 - Sherman Antitrust Act
1890/--/-- 5 - Sioux Indians are massacred at the Battle of Wounded Knee.
1890/--/-- 5 - The British South Africa Company occupies Zimbabwe; conflicts begin with the Ndebele.
1890/--/-- 5 - The Forth Railway Bridge is opened, replacing the Brooklyn Bridge as the longest span.
1890/--/-- 5 - Wyoming is inaugurated as the 44th state.
1890/--/-- 5 - Zanzibar becomes a British protectorate.
1891/--/-- 6 - Anglo-Irish author Oscar Wilde publishes his only novel The Picture of Dorian Gray.
1891/--/-- 6 - English novelist Thomas Hardy writes Tess of the D'Urbervilles.
1891/--/-- 6 - Eugene Dubois discovers the first Homo erectus remains on Java in Indonesia.
1891/--/-- 6 - French postimpressionist artist Paul Gauguin travels to Tahiti.
1891/--/-- 6 - James Naismith devises the game of basketball in Springfield, Mass.
1891/--/-- 6 - The American Express Company introduces the first traveler's checks.
1892/--/-- 7 *** Phillips, Annie Lee [Sister] - Born to Phillips, William M. and Armstrong, Susan Bell (Phillips)
1892/--/-- 7 - French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec paints At the Moulin Rouge.
1892/--/-- 7 - Impressionist artist Paul Cezanne completes the Card Players.
1892/--/-- 7 - James J. Corbett wins the heavyweight boxing championship from John L. Sullivan.
1892/--/-- 7 - Strike at Carnegie Steel results in ten deaths
1892/--/-- 7 - The San Francisco Examiner begins printing the first newspaper comic strip.
1892/--/-- 7 - Writer and political revolutionary Jose Marti founds the Cuban Revolutionary party.
1893/--/-- 8 - American artist Louis Comfort Tiffany begins producing Art Nouveau glassware.
1893/--/-- 8 - Cleveland is inaugurated as the 24th U.S. president; Hendricks becomes vice-president.
1893/--/-- 8 - France adds Laos to "protectorate" of Indochina
1893/--/-- 8 - France adds Laos to the Union of Indochina.
1893/--/-- 8 - Gladstone's second Irish Home Rule Bill is vetoed by the House of Lords in Britain.
1893/--/-- 8 - Grover Cleveland (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1893/--/-- 8 - Queen Liliuokalani is ousted in Hawaii; Sanford B. Dole, is elected president (1894).
1893/--/-- 8 - The Ivory Coast becomes a French colony.
1893/--/-- 8 - Victor Horta's Tassel House in Brussels initiates the Art Nouveau architectural style.
1894/--/-- 9 *** Phillips, Elizabeth May [Sister] - Born to Phillips, William M. and Armstrong, Susan Bell (Phillips)
1894/--/-- 9 - Britain establishes a protectorate over Buganda and conquers the rest of Uganda.
1894/--/-- 9 - Czech decorative artist Alfons Mucha designs a poster of Sarah Bernhardt.
1894/--/-- 9 - Dreyfus case splits France
1894/--/-- 9 - English artist Aubrey Beardsley illustrates Oscar Wilde's Salome.
1894/--/-- 9 - English author Rudyard Kipling publishes The Jungle Book.
1894/--/-- 9 - Percival Lowell builds an observatory to study the Martian canals.
1894/--/-- 9 - Rebellion in Korea begins the First Sino-Japanese War.
1894/--/-- 9 - The arrest of army captain Albert Dreyfus creates a political crisis in France.
1894/--/-- 9 - Thousands of Armenians are massacred in Turkey.
1895/--/-- 10 - Anglo-Irish playwright Oscar Wilde writes The Importance of Being Earnest.
1895/--/-- 10 - Japan defeats China; the Shimonoseki Treaty establishes Korean independence.
1895/--/-- 10 - Louis and Auguste Lumiere show the first motion pictures to a Paris cafe audience.
1895/--/-- 10 - Russian revolutionary Vladimir Ilich Lenin is exiled to Siberia.
1895/--/-- 10 - Sir Henry Irving becomes the first British actor to be knighted.
1895/--/-- 10 - The American Bowling Congress (ABC) is founded.
1895/--/-- 10 - The Cuban War of Independence begins against Spain; Jose Marti is killed in battle.
1895/--/-- 10 - The Jameson Raid on the Boer republic of Transvaal increases anti-British hostility.
1895/--/-- 10 - The first list of best-selling books is published by The Bookman magazine.
1895/--/-- 10 - Wilhelm Rontgen discovers x-rays
1895/--/-- 10 - X rays are discovered by German physicist Wilhelm C. Roentgen.
1896/--/-- 11 - A tsunami (tidal wave) kills 27,000 people in Japan.
1896/--/-- 11 - Italian composer Giacomo Puccini writes the opera La Boheme.
1896/--/-- 11 - John Philip Sousa composes The Stars and Stripes Forever.
1896/--/-- 11 - King Menelik II defeats the Italians at Adwa, maintaining Ethiopian independence.
1896/--/-- 11 - Supreme Court rules "separate but equal" legal
1896/--/-- 11 - The first modern Olympic Games are held at Athens in Greece; 13 countries compete.
1896/--/-- 11 - Utah is inaugurated as the 45th state of the Union.
1897/--/-- 12 *** Phillips, Ancil Thomas [Brother] - Born to Phillips, William M. and Armstrong, Susan Bell (Phillips)
1897/--/-- 12 - American comic strip The Katzenjammer Kids is begun by Rudolph Dirks.
1897/--/-- 12 - Austrian artist Gustav Klimt helps to found the Vienna Secession group.
1897/--/-- 12 - British physician Havelock Ellis begins his Studies in the Psychology of Sex.
1897/--/-- 12 - English author Rudyard Kipling publishes Captains Courageous.
1897/--/-- 12 - French dramatist Edmond Rostand writes Cyrano de Bergerac.
1897/--/-- 12 - French primitive artist Henri Rousseau paints The Sleeping Gypsy.
1897/--/-- 12 - McKinley is inaugurated as the 25th U.S. president; Hobart becomes vice-president.
1897/--/-- 12 - Russian author Anton Chekhov writes the play Uncle Vanya.
1897/--/-- 12 - Stanislavsky founds the Moscow Art Theater and begins the method acting technique.
1897/--/-- 12 - The first subway un the U.S. opens in Boston.
1897/--/-- 12 - Theodor Herzl organizes the World Zionist Congress at Basel in Switzerland.
1897/--/-- 12 - William Mckinley (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1898/--/-- 13 - Anglo-Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw publishes Arms and the Man.
1898/--/-- 13 - Britain obtains a 99-year lease for Hong Kong from the Chinese.
1898/--/-- 13 - Commodore Dewey destroys the Spanish fleet in Manila harbor.
1898/--/-- 13 - Cuba occupied by U.S. and released
1898/--/-- 13 - English author H. G. Wells publishes The War of the Worlds.
1898/--/-- 13 - Spain cedes Puerto Rico, Guam and the Philippines to the U.S. in the Treaty of Paris.
1898/--/-- 13 - Spanish-American War, Cuba, Phillipines, US
1898/--/-- 13 - The Boxer Uprising begins in China; Empress Tz'u-hsi imprisons the emperor.
1898/--/-- 13 - The British under Kitchener defeat the Mahdists at Omdurman in Sudan.
1898/--/-- 13 - The Fashoda Incident leads to a French withdrawal from the Sudan.
1898/--/-- 13 - The Spanish fleet is destroyed off Cuba; Spain sues for peace.
1898/--/-- 13 - The Spanish-American War begins with a declaration of war by Congress.
1898/--/-- 13 - The U.S. army uses machine guns for the first time in the battle of Santiago.
1898/--/-- 13 - The U.S. battleship Maine explodes in the Spanish port of Manila in the Philippines.
1898/--/-- 13 - U.S. troops land on Cuba; Theodore Roosevelt's Rough Riders are in action.
1898/--/-- 13 - William Randolph Hearst's yellow journalism inflames anti-Spanish feelings.
1899/--/-- 14 *** Phillips, Harry James [Brother] - Born to Phillips, William M. and Armstrong, Susan Bell (Phillips)
1899/--/-- 14 - American artist Winslow Homer paints the Gulf Stream.
1899/--/-- 14 - American composer Scott Joplin publishes his Maple Leaf Rag.
1899/--/-- 14 - Designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh completes the Glasgow School of Art.
1899/--/-- 14 - English composer Edward Elgar writes The Enigma Variations.
1899/--/-- 14 - Journalist and future statesman Winston Churchill escapes from Boer captivity.
1899/--/-- 14 - Sigmund Freud "Interpretation of Dreams"
1899/--/-- 14 - The British under Robert Baden-Powell are besieged by the Boers at Mafeking.
1899/--/-- 14 - The South African War begins between the Boers (Afrikaners) and the British.
1899/--/-- 14 - U.S. Secretary of State John M. Hay advocates an Open Door Policy for China.
1900/--/-- 15 - American novelist Theodore Dreiser publishes his first novel Sister Carrie.
1900/--/-- 15 - An international force lifts the Boxer siege of Peking.
1900/--/-- 15 - British politician Keir Hardie helps to found the Labour party.
1900/--/-- 15 - Chinese nationalists besiege foreigners in Peking during the Boxer Uprising.
1900/--/-- 15 - Dutch physiologist Willem Einthoven invents the electrocardiograph.
1900/--/-- 15 - Hawaii is made a U.S. Territory; Sanford Dole serves as the first governor.
1900/--/-- 15 - Hector Guimard uses Art Nouveau designs for the entrances to the Paris Metro.
1900/--/-- 15 - Humbert I is assassinated; he is succeeded by Victor Emanuel III as king of Italy.
1900/--/-- 15 - Italian author Gabriele D'Annunzio publishes The Flame of Life.
1900/--/-- 15 - James J. Jeffries beats Jim Corbett to retain the heavyweight boxing title.
1900/--/-- 15 - Max Planck formulates the quantum theory in physics.
1900/--/-- 15 - Psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud publishes The Interpretation of Dreams.
1900/--/-- 15 - Sir Arthur Evans begins the excavation of the Minoan palace at Knossos, Crete.
1900/--/-- 15 - The Boers begin a guerrilla war against the British occupation forces.
1900/--/-- 15 - The British defeat the Boer (Afrikaner) armies in South Africa and occupy Pretoria.
1900/--/-- 15 - The U.S. wins the first Davis Cup tennis contest.
1901/--/-- 16 - A 39,000 year-old frozen mammoth is discovered in Russia.
1901/--/-- 16 - A stele bearing the Code of Hammurabi is discovered in Susa, Iran.
1901/--/-- 16 - American surgeon Walter Reed proves that yellow fever is transmitted by mosquitoes.
1901/--/-- 16 - An American League of baseball is formed in competition to the National League.
1901/--/-- 16 - Andrew Carnegie sells his company and devotes himself to philanthropy.
1901/--/-- 16 - Britain incorporates Ashanti territory into the Gold Coast (Ghana).
1901/--/-- 16 - English author Beatrix Potter publishes her children's book The Tale of Peter Rabbit.
1901/--/-- 16 - Guglielmo Marconi tests radio transmissions between England and Newfoundland.
1901/--/-- 16 - King C. Gillette founds the American Safety Razor Company.
1901/--/-- 16 - Pres. McKinley shot by anarchist
1901/--/-- 16 - President McKinley is assassinated by the anarchist Leon Czolgosz.
1901/--/-- 16 - Queen Victoria dies; she is succeeded by her son Edward VII.
1901/--/-- 16 - Russia occupies Manchuria in north-east China.
1901/--/-- 16 - Sergei Rachmaninoff writes his Second Piano Concerto.
1901/--/-- 16 - Sir Edward Elgar composes the first of his five Pomp and Circumstance Marches.
1901/--/-- 16 - Spanish painter Pablo Picasso's Blue Period begins.
1901/--/-- 16 - Temperance advocate Carry Nation uses a hatchet to attack a Kansas saloon.
1901/--/-- 16 - The Commonwealth of Australia is founded.
1901/--/-- 16 - The first U.S. national bowling tournament is held.
1901/--/-- 16 - Theodore Roosevelt (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1901/--/-- 16 - Theodore Roosevelt is inaugurated as the 26th U.S. president.
1901/--/-- 16 - Victor L. Berger and Eugene V. Debs help found the American Socialist party.
1901/01/02 16 - Edward VII succeeds as King of Great Britain and Ireland.
1902/--/-- 17 - American artist Robert Henri paints the New York street scene West 57th Street.
1902/--/-- 17 - Conan Doyle writes the Sherlock Holmes adventure The Hound of the Baskervilles.
1902/--/-- 17 - English author Joseph Conrad publishes Heart of Darkness.
1902/--/-- 17 - French filmmaker Georges Melies produces A Trip to the Moon.
1902/--/-- 17 - Italian opera singer Enrico Caruso makes his first phonographic recording.
1902/--/-- 17 - Maksim Gorky's The Lower Depths is produced at the Moscow Art Theater.
1902/--/-- 17 - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. is appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court.
1902/--/-- 17 - Roosevelt begins conservation of forests
1902/--/-- 17 - The Photo-Secession group is founded in New York by photographer Alfred Stieglitz.
1902/--/-- 17 - The Treaty of Vereeniging ends the South African War.
1902/08/-- 17 - Edward VII crowned King of Great Britain and Ireland and Emperor of India at Wes
1903/--/-- 18 - Alexander, King of Serbia, is assassinated; he is succeeded by Peter I.
1903/--/-- 18 - American author Jack London publishes The Call of the Wild.
1903/--/-- 18 - American novelist Henry James publishes The Ambassadors.
1903/--/-- 18 - Bernard Shaw's play Man and Superman is produced in London.
1903/--/-- 18 - Colonel Francis Younghusband leads a British military expedition into Tibet.
1903/--/-- 18 - Edwin S. Porter directs the pioneering Western film The Great Train Robbery.
1903/--/-- 18 - Emmeline Pankhurst founds the Women's Social and Political Union in Britain.
1903/--/-- 18 - Marie and Pierre Curie win the Nobel Prize for Physics for their work on radioactivity.
1903/--/-- 18 - Orville Wright makes the first successful flight in a self-propelled airplane.
1903/--/-- 18 - Panama declares its independence from Columbia; the U.S. recognizes the new republic.
1903/--/-- 18 - The Rolls-Royce automobile company is founded in Britain.
1903/--/-- 18 - The U.S. acquires perpetual control over the Panama Canal Zone.
1903/--/-- 18 - The first World Series baseball game is played.
1903/--/-- 18 - Vladimir Ilich Lenin organizes the Bolshevik revolutionary group.
1903/--/-- 18 - Wright Bros. first airplane
1903/10/-- 18 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (3) AL BOSTON (5)
1904/--/-- 19 *** Phillips, Hattie Mae [Daughter] - Born to Phillips, J Hugh and Settles, Finnie Mildred (Phillips, Ely)
1904/--/-- 19 *** Phillips, William Delaney [Son] - Born to Phillips, J Hugh and Settles, Finnie Mildred (Phillips, Ely)
1904/--/-- 19 - Italian composer Giacomo Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly is produced.
1904/--/-- 19 - Ivan Pavlov, discoverer of the conditioned reflex, is awarded the Nobel Prize.
1904/--/-- 19 - James Barrie's play Peter Pan is produced in London.
1904/--/-- 19 - Max Weber publishes The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism.
1904/--/-- 19 - Roosevelt asserts U.S. right to intervene in Latin America
1904/--/-- 19 - Russia and Japan at war
1904/--/-- 19 - Russian author Anton Chekhov's play The Cherry Orchard is produced.
1904/--/-- 19 - Territorial disputes in Manchuria begin the Russo-Japanese War.
1904/--/-- 19 - The Abbey Theatre is founded in Dublin.
1904/--/-- 19 - The New York City subway is opened.
1905/--/-- 20 *** Phillips, Robert Lee [Son] - Born to Phillips, J Hugh and Settles, Finnie Mildred (Phillips, Ely)
1905/--/-- 20 - A general strike and revolution begin in Russia; Nicholas II grants a constitution.
1905/--/-- 20 - Albert Einstein proposes Special Theory of Relativity
1905/--/-- 20 - Ambrose Fleming invents the thermionic valve, used to improve radio reception.
1905/--/-- 20 - American humorist and actor Will Rogers makes his New York City debut.
1905/--/-- 20 - American labor leader Eugene V. Debs founds the Industrial Workers of the World.
1905/--/-- 20 - Chinese revolutionary Sun Yat-sen founds the T'ung-meng hui (Alliance Society).
1905/--/-- 20 - Ernst Ludwig Kirchner organizes the expressionist painters group Die Brucke.
1905/--/-- 20 - French territorial ambitions spark the first Moroccan crisis.
1905/--/-- 20 - German physicist Albert Einstein proposes his Special Theory of Relativity.
1905/--/-- 20 - German poet Rainer Maria Rilke publishes The Book of Hours.
1905/--/-- 20 - Henri Matisse and Andre Derain form the Fauves (Wild Beasts) art movement.
1905/--/-- 20 - Psychologist Alfred Binet develops intelligence tests for school children.
1905/--/-- 20 - Roosevelt begins his second term as U.S. president; Fairbanks becomes vice-president.
1905/--/-- 20 - The Cullinan diamond is found in South Africa; it weighs 3,106 carats.
1905/--/-- 20 - The Russian fleet is destroyed by the Japanese at the Battle of Tsushima.
1905/--/-- 20 - The Sinn Fein Irish nationalist movement is founded by Arthur Griffith.
1905/--/-- 20 - The union of Norway and Sweden is dissolved; Haakon VII is elected king of Norway.
1905/--/-- 20 - W.E.B. Du Bois forms the Niagara Movement to demand full civil rights for black Americans.
1905/--/-- 20 - mini-revolution in Russia
1905/10/-- 20 - World Series NL NEW YORK (4) AL PHILADELPHIA (1)
1906/--/-- 21 - British author John Galsworthy publishes the first novel of The Forsythe Saga.
1906/--/-- 21 - H.M.S. Dreadnought, the first modern battleship, is launched.
1906/--/-- 21 - Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen traverses the Northwest Passage.
1906/--/-- 21 - The Aga Khan III forms the All-India Moslim League.
1906/--/-- 21 - The Dreyfus affair ends with the pardoning of French army officer Alfred Dreyfus.
1906/--/-- 21 - The San Francisco earthquake kills 700.
1906/--/-- 21 - Under the Platt Amendment U.S. troops return to Cuba to quell rebellion and restore order.
1906/--/-- 21 - Upton Sinclair's novel The Jungle leads to the U.S. Pure Foods and Drugs Act.
1906/10/-- 21 - World Series NL CHICAGO (2) AL CHICAGO (4)
1907/--/-- 22 - A Triple Entente is formed between Britain, France and Russia.
1907/--/-- 22 - Anna Pavlova dances The Dying Swan, choreographed by Mikhail Fokine.
1907/--/-- 22 - Irish playwright J.M. Synge writes The Playboy of the Western World.
1907/--/-- 22 - Lee De Forest invents the triode, a key component for amplifying radio signals.
1907/--/-- 22 - Oklahoma is inaugurated as the 46th state of the Union.
1907/--/-- 22 - Rasputin gains influence at the court of Russian emperor Nicholas II.
1907/--/-- 22 - The Panic of 1907 begins with the collapse of the U.S. stock market.
1907/--/-- 22 - The first Ziegfeld Follies are staged in New York City.
1907/10/-- 22 - World Series NL CHICAGO (4) AL DETROIT (0)
1908/--/-- 23 *** Phillips, Charles [Son] - Born to Phillips, J Hugh and Settles, Finnie Mildred (Phillips, Ely)
1908/--/-- 23 - An earthquake at Messina in Italy kills 80,000.
1908/--/-- 23 - Austria-Hungary annexes Bosnia and Hercegovina.
1908/--/-- 23 - Austrian artist Gustav Klimt paints The Kiss.
1908/--/-- 23 - Automaker William Durant founds the General Motors Company.
1908/--/-- 23 - British soldier Robert Baden-Powell founds the Boy Scout movement.
1908/--/-- 23 - Filmmakers Charles Pathe and Leon Gaumont produce the first newsreel.
1908/--/-- 23 - GE patents electric toaster
1908/--/-- 23 - Jack Johnson becomes the first black heavyweight boxing champion.
1908/--/-- 23 - Kenneth Grahame publishes his children's story The Wind in the Willows.
1908/--/-- 23 - King Leopold II of the Belgians establishes the Independent State of Congo in Africa.
1908/--/-- 23 - Liberal leader Herbert Asquith becomes prime minister of Britain.
1908/--/-- 23 - Mary Baker Eddy establishes the Christian Science Monitor.
1908/--/-- 23 - Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque cofound the cubism art movement.
1908/--/-- 23 - The Ashcan school of painters exhibit in New York City.
1908/--/-- 23 - The Ford Motor Company produces the first Model T automobile.
1908/--/-- 23 - The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is founded.
1908/--/-- 23 - The Tunguska fireball explodes in Siberia with the force of a modern H-bomb.
1908/--/-- 23 - The Young Turk Revolution in Turkey leads to political reform.
1908/10/-- 23 - World Series NL CHICAGO (4) AL DETROIT (1)
1909/--/-- 24 - American architect Frank Lloyd Wright builds the Robie House in Chicago.
1909/--/-- 24 - American artist George Bellows paints the prize fight scene Stag at Sharkey's.
1909/--/-- 24 - American explorer Robert E. Peary reaches the North Pole.
1909/--/-- 24 - American poet William Carlos Williams publishes Poems, his first book.
1909/--/-- 24 - American writer Gertrude Stein publishes Three Lives.
1909/--/-- 24 - French aviator Louis Bleriot makes the first flight across the English Channel.
1909/--/-- 24 - NAACP in NYC
1909/--/-- 24 - Russian impresario Serge Diaghilev presents the Ballet Russe in Paris.
1909/--/-- 24 - Taft is inaugurated as the 27th U.S. president; Sherman becomes vice-president.
1909/--/-- 24 - William Howard Taft (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1909/10/-- 24 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (4) AL DETROIT (3)
1910/--/-- 25 *** Phillips, Louise [Daughter] - Born to Phillips, J Hugh and Settles, Finnie Mildred (Phillips, Ely)
1910/--/-- 25 - British Empire covers 1/5th of world land area
1910/--/-- 25 - British author Arnold Bennett publishes Clayhanger.
1910/--/-- 25 - British politician Winston Churchill is appointed first lord of the Admiralty.
1910/--/-- 25 - France groups four African territories together as French Equatorial Africa.
1910/--/-- 25 - French primitive artist Henri Rousseau paints The Dream.
1910/--/-- 25 - French sculptor Auguste Rodin casts the bronze figure The Thinker.
1910/--/-- 25 - Fundamentalism begins with "Five Points"
1910/--/-- 25 - George V succeeds his father Edward VII as king of Great Britain and Ireland.
1910/--/-- 25 - German bacteriologist Paul Ehrlich synthesizes Salversan, a cure for syphilis.
1910/--/-- 25 - Italian artists led by Umberto Boccioni found the futurism movement.
1910/--/-- 25 - Japanese forces annex Korea.
1910/--/-- 25 - Madero, Villa and Zapata lead a revolution against Mexican dictator Porfirio Diaz.
1910/--/-- 25 - Russian-born artist Wassily Kandinsky executes his first abstract painting.
1910/--/-- 25 - The Art Deco architectural and decorative arts style begins to become popular.
1910/--/-- 25 - The Union of South Africa is formed; Louis Botha becomes the first prime minister.
1910/05/-- 25 - George V succeeds as King of Great Britain and Ireland.
1910/10/-- 25 - World Series NL CHICAGO (1) AL PHILADELPHIA (4)
1911/--/-- 26 - American aviator Glen Curtiss flies the first successful seaplane.
1911/--/-- 26 - American novelist Edith Wharton publishes Ethan Frome.
1911/--/-- 26 - American songwriter Irving Berlin publishes Alexander's Ragtime Band.
1911/--/-- 26 - Elmer A. Sperry designs the first American gyrocompass.
1911/--/-- 26 - English author G.K. Chesterton publishes the first Father Brown story.
1911/--/-- 26 - German-American anthropologist Franz Boas publishes The Mind of Primitive Man.
1911/--/-- 26 - Hans Geiger invents an electrical device to count individual alpha particles.
1911/--/-- 26 - Italy's attempts to annex Cyrenaica and Tripolitania leads to the Italo-Turkish War.
1911/--/-- 26 - Mexican dictator Porfirio Diaz is overthrown; Francisco Madero becomes president.
1911/--/-- 26 - Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen reaches the South Pole ahead of Robert Scott.
1911/--/-- 26 - Richard Strauss' opera Der Rosenkavalier is performed for the first time.
1911/--/-- 26 - Robert A Millikan measures electron's charge
1911/--/-- 26 - Russian artist Marc Chagall paints I and My Village.
1911/--/-- 26 - Sir Ernest Rutherford formulates his theory of atomic structure.
1911/--/-- 26 - The Ch'ing dynasty is deposed in China; a republic is formed under Sun Yat-sen.
1911/--/-- 26 - The first film studio is established at Hollywood in California.
1911/--/-- 26 - Tibet declares its independence from China.
1911/--/-- 26 - Willis Carrier designs the first practical air conditioning system.
1911/06/02 26 - George V crowned King of Great Britain and Ireland at Westminster Abbey by Randa
1911/10/-- 26 - World Series NL NEW YORK (2) AL PHILADELPHIA (4)
1912/--/-- 27 *** Phillips, Ruth [Daughter] - Born to Phillips, J Hugh and Settles, Finnie Mildred (Phillips, Ely)
1912/--/-- 27 - American Indian Jim Thorpe wins the Olympic decathlon and pentathlon.
1912/--/-- 27 - American author Edgar Rice Burroughs publishes Tarzan of the Apes.
1912/--/-- 27 - American writer Willa Cather publishes her first novel Alexander's Bridge.
1912/--/-- 27 - Arizona is inaugurated as the 48th state.
1912/--/-- 27 - Austrian psychologist Alfred Adler publishes The Neurotic Constitution.
1912/--/-- 27 - British explorers under Scott reach the South Pole but die during their return.
1912/--/-- 27 - French Dada artist Marcel Duchamp paints Nude Descending a Staircase.
1912/--/-- 27 - German geophysicist Alfred Wegener formulates his continental drift hypothesis.
1912/--/-- 27 - Morocco is divided between France and Spain after the second Moroccan crisis.
1912/--/-- 27 - New Mexico is inaugurated as the 47th state.
1912/--/-- 27 - New Mexico is inaugurated as the 47th state; Arizona is inaugurated as the 48th state.
1912/--/-- 27 - Piltdown man is discovered in Britain, beginning an elaborate scientific hoax.
1912/--/-- 27 - Russian dancer Vaslav Nijinsky choreographs and dances in The Afternoon of the Faun.
1912/--/-- 27 - The Balkan League begins the first Balkan War against the Ottoman Empire.
1912/--/-- 27 - The liner Titanic sinks after colliding with an iceberg on her maiden voyage.
1912/--/-- 27 - Theodore Roosevelt campaigns for the U.S. presidency under the Bull Moose ticket.
1912/10/-- 27 - World Series NL NEW YORK (3) AL BOSTON (4)
1913/--/-- 28 *** Phillips, Ansel Thomas [Son] - Born to Phillips, J Hugh and Settles, Finnie Mildred (Phillips, Ely)
1913/--/-- 28 - American poet Robert Frost publishes A Boy's Will.
1913/--/-- 28 - Bertrand Russell and A.E. Whitehead publish Principia Mathematica.
1913/--/-- 28 - Danish physicist Niels Bohr publishes his atomic theory.
1913/--/-- 28 - English novelist D.H. Lawrence publishes Sons and Lovers.
1913/--/-- 28 - Federal income tax is introduced in the U.S.
1913/--/-- 28 - Igor Stravinsky's ballet The Rite of Spring causes a scandal at the Paris premiere.
1913/--/-- 28 - Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore wins the Nobel Prize for literature.
1913/--/-- 28 - King George I of Greece is assassinated; he is succeeded by Constantine I
1913/--/-- 28 - Marcel Proust writes the first volume of Remembrance of Things Past.
1913/--/-- 28 - Medical missionary Albert Schweitzer builds a hospital at Lambarene in Africa.
1913/--/-- 28 - Russian revolutionary Joseph Stalin is exiled to Siberia by the tsarist government.
1913/--/-- 28 - Samuel Goldwyn founds his first movie company with Jesse Lasky and Cecil B. De Mille.
1913/--/-- 28 - Socialists Sidney and Beatrice Webb found the political journal The New Statesman.
1913/--/-- 28 - The constructivism art movement begins in Russia.
1913/--/-- 28 - The island of Crete is united with Greece.
1913/--/-- 28 - The second Balkan War begins with a Bulgarian attack on Serbia.
1913/--/-- 28 - Victoriano Huerta leads a military coup in Mexico; president Francisco Madero is killed.
1913/--/-- 28 - Wilson is inaugurated as the 28th U.S. president; Marshall becomes vice-president.
1913/--/-- 28 - Woodrow Wilson (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1913/08/30 28 *** Mcginnis, Lucinda T. (Phillips) [Grandmother] - Died Boyle County Kentucky
1913/10/-- 28 - World Series NL NEW YORK (1) AL PHILADELPHIA (4)
1914/--/-- 29 - A British expedition led by Ernest Shackleton is marooned in the Antarctic.
1914/--/-- 29 - A German fleet defeats the British at Coronel but is decimated at the Falklands.
1914/--/-- 29 - Archduke Franz Ferdinand is assassinated in Sarajevo, precipitating World War I.
1914/--/-- 29 - Austrian forces invade Serbia but are repulsed with heavy losses.
1914/--/-- 29 - Black composer W.C. Handy writes the St. Louis Blues.
1914/--/-- 29 - Charlie Chaplin develops his little tramp character in a series of slapstick films.
1914/--/-- 29 - France, Russia and Britain (the Allies) are at war with Germany and Austria-Hungary.
1914/--/-- 29 - George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmallion is performed for the first time.
1914/--/-- 29 - German forces invade Belgium and France but are halted at the Marne.
1914/--/-- 29 - German submarines begin to exact a heavy toll on Allied shipping.
1914/--/-- 29 - Japan joins the Allies and captures the German base of Tsingtao in China.
1914/--/-- 29 - Mack Sennett produces comedy films starring the Keystone Kops.
1914/--/-- 29 - Parisian couturier Coco Chanel begins designing clothes.
1914/--/-- 29 - President Wilson declares U.S. neutrality in World War I.
1914/--/-- 29 - Russian forces invade East Prussia but are defeated at the Battle of Tannenberg.
1914/--/-- 29 - The Panama Canal is completed, connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
1914/--/-- 29 - Turkey declares war on the Allies; Britain annexes Turkish Cyprus.
1914/--/-- 29 - U.S. Marines land at Veracruz in Mexico; President Huerta resigns.
1914/--/-- 29 - World War I begins
1914/10/-- 29 - World Series NL BOSTON (4) AL PHILADELPHIA (0)
1915/--/-- 30 - A German submarine torpedoes the British liner Lusitania; 124 Americans are killed.
1915/--/-- 30 - Albert Einstein formulates his General Theory of Relativity.
1915/--/-- 30 - Anglo-French forces land at Gallipoli in an attempt to force Turkey out of the war.
1915/--/-- 30 - Austrian writer Franz Kafka publishes The Metamorphosis.
1915/--/-- 30 - D. W. Griffith's movie The Birth of a Nation is shown for the first time.
1915/--/-- 30 - Emiliano Zapata and Pancho Villa lead rebellions against Venustiano Carranza in Mexico.
1915/--/-- 30 - English author Somerset Maugham publishes Of Human Bondage.
1915/--/-- 30 - German Zeppelin airships begin bombing attacks on Britain.
1915/--/-- 30 - Italy joins the Allies and invades Austrian territory.
1915/--/-- 30 - President Wilson recognizes the Mexican government of Venustiano Carranza.
1915/--/-- 30 - Serbia is overrun by the combined forces of Austria, Germany and Bulgaria.
1915/--/-- 30 - The Anzacs (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) fight at Gallipoli.
1915/--/-- 30 - The Dada art and literary movement is formed.
1915/--/-- 30 - The Germans use poison gas for the first time at Ypres on the Western Front.
1915/--/-- 30 - U.S. Marines land in Haiti, beginning a 20-year period of military occupation.
1915/--/-- 30 - War poet Rupert Brooke's 1914 and Other Poems is published in the year he dies.
1915/10/-- 30 - World Series NL PHILADELPHIA (1) AL BOSTON (4)
1916/--/-- 31 - Albert Einstein proposes General Theory of Relativity
1916/--/-- 31 - Allied forces withdraw from Gallipoli after strong Turkish opposition.
1916/--/-- 31 - American poet Carl Sandburg publishes his first book Chicago Poems.
1916/--/-- 31 - British forces assault the German line at the Somme; tanks are used for the first time.
1916/--/-- 31 - German assaults at Verdun are repulsed by the French with great loss of life.
1916/--/-- 31 - James Joyce publishes A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.
1916/--/-- 31 - Jeannette Rankin becomes the first female member of U.S. House of Representatives.
1916/--/-- 31 - Lloyd George becomes prime minister of Britain's wartime coalition government.
1916/--/-- 31 - Margaret Sanger is arrested for opening a birth-control clinic in Brooklyn.
1916/--/-- 31 - North Sea storms flood lowlands in the Netherlands, 10,000 lives are lost.
1916/--/-- 31 - T. Tzara DADA
1916/--/-- 31 - The British and German fleets clash at the Battle of Jutland.
1916/--/-- 31 - The Easter Rising in Dublin is suppressed within a week by the British.
1916/--/-- 31 - The Russian Brusilov Offensive meets with success on the Eastern Front.
1916/--/-- 31 - The Trans-Siberian railway is completed -- the longest continuous rail line in the world.
1916/--/-- 31 - U.S. Marines land in Santo Domingo to quell unrest; the occupation lasts until 1924.
1916/--/-- 31 - U.S. troops under Pershing invade Mexico in retaliation for raids by Pancho Villa.
1916/10/-- 31 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (1) AL BOSTON (4)
1917/--/-- 32 - Adoption of the convoy system reduces Allied losses to German submarines.
1917/--/-- 32 - Anglo-American poet T.S. Eliot publishes The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.
1917/--/-- 32 - Art critic and writer Guillaume Apollinaire coins the term surrealism.
1917/--/-- 32 - Astrophysicist Karl Schwarzschild develops the black hole theory.
1917/--/-- 32 - Blacks migrate north and west
1917/--/-- 32 - British forces attack the Germans in the Third Battle of Ypres.
1917/--/-- 32 - British forces under Allenby capture Jerusalem and Bagdhad from the Turks.
1917/--/-- 32 - Dutch artists Theo Van Doesburg and Piet Mondrian found the magazine de Stijl.
1917/--/-- 32 - English composer Gustav Holst completes The Planets.
1917/--/-- 32 - English humorist P.G. Wodehouse creates Bertie Wooster and his butler Jeeves.
1917/--/-- 32 - Germany announces the resumption of unrestricted submarine warfare.
1917/--/-- 32 - Italian forces are defeated by Austria at the Battle of Caporetto.
1917/--/-- 32 - Russian revolutions: communist U.S.S.R. formed
1917/--/-- 32 - Selective Service Act creates draft
1917/--/-- 32 - Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung publishes The Psychology of the Unconscious.
1917/--/-- 32 - T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) leads the Arab revolt against the Turks.
1917/--/-- 32 - The Balfour Declaration endorses a Jewish national homeland in Palestine.
1917/--/-- 32 - The Germans and the Bolshevik leaders sign an armistice at Brest-Litovsk.
1917/--/-- 32 - The Germans help Lenin return to Russia from exile in Switzerland.
1917/--/-- 32 - The Jones Act gives all Puerto Ricans the right to U.S. citizenship.
1917/--/-- 32 - The Russian Revolution begins; Emperor Nicholas II abdicates.
1917/--/-- 32 - The U.S. purchases the Virgin Islands from Denmark.
1917/--/-- 32 - The United States declares war on Germany.
1917/--/-- 32 - The Zimmermann note proposing a secret Mexican alliance with Germany is revealed.
1917/--/-- 32 - The disastrous Nivelle Offensive leads to mutinies in the French Army.
1917/--/-- 32 - The earliest jazz recordings are made in New York City.
1917/--/-- 32 - The first Pulitzer Prizes are awarded for journalism, letters and music.
1917/--/-- 32 - The provisional Kerensky government is deposed; Bolsheviks seize power in Russia.
1917/10/-- 32 - World Series NL NEW YORK (2) AL CHICAGO (4)
1918/--/-- 33 - Advances by French, British and American armies force a general German retreat.
1918/--/-- 33 - American astronomer Harlow Shapley discovers the dimensions of the Milky Way.
1918/--/-- 33 - American author Booth Tarkington writes The Magnificent Ambersons.
1918/--/-- 33 - American forcesunder Pershing help to stem the German offensive.
1918/--/-- 33 - An airmail service begins among New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.
1918/--/-- 33 - An influenza pandemic begins (it kills 21-22 million in 2 years).
1918/--/-- 33 - Austria, Poland and Czechoslovakia become republics in the aftermath of World War I.
1918/--/-- 33 - Bloomsbury Group member Lytton Strachey publishes Eminent Victorians.
1918/--/-- 33 - Bolshevik leader Leon Trotsky organizes the Red Army.
1918/--/-- 33 - Civil war breaks out between the Red and White Russian armies.
1918/--/-- 33 - French composer Erik Satie writes Socrate.
1918/--/-- 33 - German air ace Manfred von Richthofen (the Red Baron) is shot down and killed.
1918/--/-- 33 - Nicholas II, the last emperor of Russia, and his family are executed by the Bolsheviks.
1918/--/-- 33 - Revolution breaks out in Germany; Emperor William II flees to the Netherlands.
1918/--/-- 33 - Shapley determines sun is part of Milky Way galaxy
1918/--/-- 33 - The Germans renew their assault on the Western Front in the Ludendorff Offensive.
1918/--/-- 33 - The Weimar Republic negotiates an armistice for Germany, ending World War I.
1918/--/-- 33 - The world's largest telescope is installed at Mount Wilson Observatory.
1918/--/-- 33 - Women over 30 win the vote in Britain.
1918/10/-- 33 - World Series NL CHICAGO (2) AL BOSTON (4)
1919/--/-- 34 *** Phillips, Erman Ray [Son] - Born to Phillips, J Hugh and Settles, Finnie Mildred (Phillips, Ely)
1919/--/-- 34 - Boxer Jack Dempsey knocks out Jess Willard to become heavyweight champion.
1919/--/-- 34 - British troops massacre demonstrators at Amritsar in India.
1919/--/-- 34 - English aviators Alcock and Brown make the first nonstop transatlantic flight.
1919/--/-- 34 - French tennis star Suzanne Lenglen wins the Wimbledon tournament for the first time.
1919/--/-- 34 - George Gershwin composes his first hit song Swanee.
1919/--/-- 34 - German communist Rosa Luxemburg is murdered after the Sparticus uprising.
1919/--/-- 34 - Italian leader Benito Mussolini organizes his Fascist movement.
1919/--/-- 34 - Jan Smuts succeeds Louis Botha as prime minister of South Africa.
1919/--/-- 34 - Lady Astor becomes the first woman member of the British House of Commons.
1919/--/-- 34 - League of Nations
1919/--/-- 34 - Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata is killed.
1919/--/-- 34 - Russian-American anarchist Emma Goldman is deported to the Soviet Union.
1919/--/-- 34 - The Bauhaus school of design is founded in Germany by Walter Gropius.
1919/--/-- 34 - The Chicago White Sox conspire to fix the baseball World Series.
1919/--/-- 34 - The German fleet is scuttled at Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands.
1919/--/-- 34 - The League of Nations is formed with Geneva in Switzerland as its headquarters.
1919/--/-- 34 - The Paris Peace Conference opens at Versailles.
1919/--/-- 34 - The Polish-Soviet War begins over territorial disputes.
1919/--/-- 34 - The Radio Corporation of America (RCA) is formed.
1919/--/-- 34 - Versailles Peace Treaty
1919/--/-- 34 - World War I ends
1919/10/-- 34 - World Series NL CINCINNATI (5) AL CHICAGO (3)
1920/--/-- 35 - 18th Amendment prohibits alcohol
1920/--/-- 35 - 19th Amendment gives women right to vote
1920/--/-- 35 - A Home Rule Bill establishes parliaments for northern and southern Ireland.
1920/--/-- 35 - Admiral Miklos Horthy is appointed regent of Hungary.
1920/--/-- 35 - Adolf Hitler forms the National Socialist German Workers' (Nazi) party.
1920/--/-- 35 - American novelist Sinclair Lewis publishes Main Street.
1920/--/-- 35 - American tennis star Bill Tilden wins the Wimbledon tournament for the first time.
1920/--/-- 35 - Arturo Alessandri becomes president of Chile.
1920/--/-- 35 - British East Africa becomes a crown colony as Kenya.
1920/--/-- 35 - Chaim Weizmann is named president of the World Zionist Organization.
1920/--/-- 35 - Dutch artist Piet Mondrian paints the Composition with Red, Yellow and Blue.
1920/--/-- 35 - French Art Deco glassmaker Rene Lalique opens a glass factory.
1920/--/-- 35 - German East Africa is transferred to British control as Tanganyika (now Tanzania).
1920/--/-- 35 - Mahatma Gandhi begins a noncooperation campaign against British rule in India.
1920/--/-- 35 - Mexican president Venustiano Carranza is deposed and killed by Alvaro Obregon.
1920/--/-- 35 - Mystery writer Agatha Christie publishes her first Hercule Poirot story.
1920/--/-- 35 - Russian artist Aleksandr Rodchenko designs the first mobile.
1920/--/-- 35 - The 18th Amendment institutes the prohibition of alcohol throughout the U.S.
1920/--/-- 35 - The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution gives women the right to vote.
1920/--/-- 35 - The Russian Civil War ends with victory for the Bolsheviks.
1920/--/-- 35 - The U.S. Senate votes against joining the League of Nations.
1920/10/-- 35 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (2) AL CLEVELAND (5)
1921/--/-- 36 - Alexander rules the new Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.
1921/--/-- 36 - American anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti are found guilty of murder.
1921/--/-- 36 - Berber tribes under Abd el-Krim attack garrisons in Spanish Morocco.
1921/--/-- 36 - French cubist artist Fernand Leger paints Three Women.
1921/--/-- 36 - German surrealist artist Max Ernst paints L'Elephant celebes.
1921/--/-- 36 - Harding is inaugurated as the 29th U.S. president; Coolidge becomes vice-president.
1921/--/-- 36 - Japanese premier Hara Takashi is assassinated.
1921/--/-- 36 - Latin lover Rudolph Valentino stars in the silent film The Sheik.
1921/--/-- 36 - Luigi Pirandello's play Six Characters in Search of an Author is produced.
1921/--/-- 36 - Mexican artist Diego Rivera begins painting murals depicting contemporary Mexican life.
1921/--/-- 36 - The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is created by Royal Charter.
1921/--/-- 36 - The Irish Free State becomes a self-governing dominion of Britain.
1921/--/-- 36 - The Reparations Commission fixes Germany's liability at 132 billion gold marks.
1921/--/-- 36 - W. L. MacKenzie King is elected prime minister of Canada for the first time.
1921/--/-- 36 - Warren G. Harding (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1921/09/25 36 *** Phillips, Hazel June (Ely, Galbreath, Allen & others) [Daughter] - Born to Phillips, J Hugh and Settles, Finnie Mildred (Phillips, Ely)
1921/10/-- 36 - World Series NL NEW YORK (5) AL NEW YORK (3)
1922/--/-- 37 - Anglo-American poet T.S. Eliot writes The Waste Land.
1922/--/-- 37 - Constantine I abdicates as king of Greece; is succeeded by George II.
1922/--/-- 37 - DeWitt Wallace launches Reader's Digest magazine.
1922/--/-- 37 - Egypt achieves independence from Britain and becomes a monarchy under Fuad I.
1922/--/-- 37 - Emily Post publishes Etiquette in Society, in Business, in Politics, and at Home.
1922/--/-- 37 - English Egyptologist Howard Carter excavates Tutankhamen's tomb.
1922/--/-- 37 - English composer William Walton composes Facade.
1922/--/-- 37 - Explorer Roy Chapman Andrews discovers the first fossil dinosaur eggs in the Gobi desert.
1922/--/-- 37 - Irish poet and novelist James Joyce publishes Ulysses.
1922/--/-- 37 - Irish revolutionary statesman Michael Collins is assassinated.
1922/--/-- 37 - Kemal Ataturk's attempts to restore Turkish territory leads to the Chanak Crisis.
1922/--/-- 37 - Mahatma Gandhi is imprisoned for civil disobedience in India.
1922/--/-- 37 - Robert Flaherty produces the first major film documentary Nanook of the North.
1922/--/-- 37 - The Fascists march on Rome; King Victor Emmanuel III names Mussolini prime minister.
1922/--/-- 37 - William T. Cosgrave becomes the first prime minister of the Irish Free State.
1922/10/-- 37 - World Series NL NEW YORK (4) AL NEW YORK (0)
1923/--/-- 38 - "King" Oliver's Creole Jazz Band is the first black band to be recorded.
1923/--/-- 38 - Adolf Hitler's coup d'etat in Munich fails; he is captured and imprisoned.
1923/--/-- 38 - Aircraft designer Willy Messerschmitt opens a factory in Germany.
1923/--/-- 38 - American poet E. E. Cummings writes the novel The Enormous Room.
1923/--/-- 38 - Briton Hadden and Henry R. Luce found the weekly newsmagazine Time.
1923/--/-- 38 - Calvin Coolidge (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1923/--/-- 38 - Child violinist Yehudi Menuhin makes his public debut at age 7.
1923/--/-- 38 - Filmmaker Cecil B. De Mille directs the biblical epic The Ten Commandments.
1923/--/-- 38 - French and Belgian troops occupy the Ruhr to enforce German war reparations.
1923/--/-- 38 - General Miguel Primo de Rivera rules as dictator of Spain.
1923/--/-- 38 - Irish poet William Butler Yeats wins the Nobel Prize for literature.
1923/--/-- 38 - Italy becomes first fascist state
1923/--/-- 38 - Jewish philosopher Martin Buber publishes Ich und Du (I and Thou).
1923/--/-- 38 - Physicist Hermann Oberth publishes The Rocket into Planetary Space.
1923/--/-- 38 - Spanish engineer Juan de la Cierva invents the autogiro.
1923/--/-- 38 - Stanley Baldwin becomes Conservative prime minister of Britain for the first time.
1923/--/-- 38 - The Treaty of Lausanne establishes the boundaries of modern Turkey.
1923/--/-- 38 - Tokyo and Yokohama are destroyed by an earthquake; 100,000 are killed.
1923/--/-- 38 - Turkey is declared a republic; Ataturk Kemal becomes the first president.
1923/--/-- 38 - Vladimir Zworykin patents the iconoscope, the first television transmission tube.
1923/--/-- 38 - Warren G. Harding dies; Calvin Coolidge is inaugurated as the 30th U.S. president.
1923/06/22 38 *** Phillips, James Madison [Grandfather] - Died Boyle County Kentucky
1923/10/-- 38 - World Series NL NEW YORK (2) AL NEW YORK (4)
1924/--/-- 39 *** Phillips, William David [Son] - Born to Phillips, J Hugh and Settles, Finnie Mildred (Phillips, Ely)
1924/--/-- 39 - Adolf Hitler publishes his Nazi political tract Mein Kampf (My Battle).
1924/--/-- 39 - Arab leader Ibn Saud drives the Hashimites from Mecca.
1924/--/-- 39 - English novelist E.M. Forster publishes A Passage To India.
1924/--/-- 39 - French physicist Louis de Broglie proposes the wavelength nature of particles.
1924/--/-- 39 - German novelist Thomas Mann publishes The Magic Mountain.
1924/--/-- 39 - J. Edgar Hoover is appointed director of the Bureau of Investigation (renamed the FBI).
1924/--/-- 39 - Ramsay MacDonald forms the first Labour government in Britain.
1924/--/-- 39 - Schrodinger proposes wave mechanics
1924/--/-- 39 - Soviet leader Lenin dies; new leader Joseph Stalin begins a purge of his opponents.
1924/--/-- 39 - The Boston Bruins become the first professional ice hockey team.
1924/--/-- 39 - The military declare a republic in Greece; King George II is exiled.
1924/--/-- 39 - U.S. Congress investigates suspicious dealings in the Teapot Dome scandal.
1924/10/-- 39 - World Series NL NEW YORK (3) AL WASHINGTON (4)
1925/--/-- 40 - Ahmed Zogu proclaims Albania a monarchy and rules as King Zog.
1925/--/-- 40 - American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald publishes The Great Gatsby.
1925/--/-- 40 - American writer John Dos Passos publishes Manhattan Transfer.
1925/--/-- 40 - Astronomer Edwin Hubble composes a classification scheme for galaxies.
1925/--/-- 40 - Automaker Walter P. Chrysler founds the Chrysler Corporation.
1925/--/-- 40 - Black American dancer Josephine Baker stars in La Revue negre in Paris.
1925/--/-- 40 - Clarence Birdseye begins marketing his quick-frozen food packages.
1925/--/-- 40 - Friedrich Ebert dies; Paul von Hindenburg becomes president of the German republic.
1925/--/-- 40 - John T. Scopes is tried in Tennessee for teaching the theory of evolution.
1925/--/-- 40 - Reza Shah Pahlavi rules as shah of Iran.
1925/--/-- 40 - Russian filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein directs The Battleship Potemkin.
1925/--/-- 40 - Swiss-born artist Paul Klee paints Fish Magic.
1925/--/-- 40 - The Locarno Pact finalizes the treaties between the World War I protagonists.
1925/--/-- 40 - The New Yorker magazine is founded in New York City.
1925/--/-- 40 - The all-black revue Runnin' Wild introduces the Charleston dance craze.
1925/10/-- 40 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (4) AL WASHINGTON (3)
1926/--/-- 41 *** Phillips, Jesse [Son] - Born to Phillips, J Hugh and Settles, Finnie Mildred (Phillips, Ely)
1926/--/-- 41 - American artist Georgia O'Keeffe paints her flower portrait Black Iris.
1926/--/-- 41 - American golfer Bobby Jones wins the U.S. Open and the British Open tournaments.
1926/--/-- 41 - American physicist Robert Goddard launches the first liquid-propellant rocket.
1926/--/-- 41 - Antonio Oscar de Fragoso Carmona becomes president after a military coup in Portugal.
1926/--/-- 41 - Chiang Kai-shek organizes the Northern Expedition to unite China.
1926/--/-- 41 - Eamon De Valera organizes the Fianna Fail party in the Republic of Ireland.
1926/--/-- 41 - English author A.A. Milne writes the children's book Winnie-the-Pooh.
1926/--/-- 41 - French troops in Morocco subdue a tribal rebellion led by Abd el-Krim.
1926/--/-- 41 - Germany is admitted to the League of Nations.
1926/--/-- 41 - Hirohito becomes emperor of Japan.
1926/--/-- 41 - Nobile, Amundsen and Ellsworth pilot the airship Norge over the North Pole.
1926/--/-- 41 - Richard E. Byrd and Floyd Bennett make the first airplane flight over the North Pole.
1926/--/-- 41 - Russian composer Dmitry Shostakovich premiers his First Symphony.
1926/--/-- 41 - The General Strike breaks out in Britain involving 3 million workers.
1926/--/-- 41 - The Harlem Globetrotters basketball team is organized in Chicago.
1926/--/-- 41 - U.S. Marines land in Nicaragua to suppress a revolution (they depart in 1933).
1926/10/-- 41 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL NEW YORK (3)
1927/--/-- 42 - American dancer Isadora Duncan is killed in a tragic car accident.
1927/--/-- 42 - American writer Thornton Wilder publishes The Bridge of San Luis Rey.
1927/--/-- 42 - Baseball player Babe Ruth scores a record 60 home runs for the New York Yankees.
1927/--/-- 42 - Blackface singer Al Jolson appears in the first sound motion picture The Jazz Singer.
1927/--/-- 42 - Charles Lindbergh flies solo nonstop from New York to Paris in 33.5 hours.
1927/--/-- 42 - Civil war in China
1927/--/-- 42 - Comedy team Laurel and Hardy appear in their first film Putting Pants on Philip.
1927/--/-- 42 - Dancer Martha Graham opens her first dance studio in New York City.
1927/--/-- 42 - Duke Ellington's jazz band stars at Harlem's Cotton Club in New York City.
1927/--/-- 42 - English novelist Virginia Woolf writes To The Lighthouse.
1927/--/-- 42 - Finnish architect Alvar Aalto designs the Turun Sanomat newspaper building.
1927/--/-- 42 - Georges Lemaitre proposes an expanding model for the creation of the universe.
1927/--/-- 42 - German filmmaker Fritz Lang directs the futuristic film Metropolis.
1927/--/-- 42 - German-Swiss author Hermann Hesse publishes Steppenwolf.
1927/--/-- 42 - Helen Newington Wills wins the Wimbledon tennis championship.
1927/--/-- 42 - Lindbergh crosses Atlantic non-stop
1927/--/-- 42 - The Iron Guard fascist organization is founded in Romania.
1927/10/-- 42 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (0) AL NEW YORK (4)
1928/--/-- 43 - Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly across the Atlantic.
1928/--/-- 43 - American anthropologist Margaret Mead publishes Coming of Age in Samoa.
1928/--/-- 43 - American comedy team Amos 'n' Andy produce their first radio show.
1928/--/-- 43 - American composer Virgil Thomson writes the opera Four Saints in Three Acts.
1928/--/-- 43 - Arturo Toscanini is made conductor of the New York Philharmonic.
1928/--/-- 43 - Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's play The Front Page is produced.
1928/--/-- 43 - Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill collaborate on the play The Threepenny Opera.
1928/--/-- 43 - British bacteriologist Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin.
1928/--/-- 43 - Chiang Kai-shek captures Peking; the Kuomintang government is established.
1928/--/-- 43 - English novelist Evelyn Waugh publishes Decline and Fall.
1928/--/-- 43 - English physicist Paul Dirac formulates a mathematical description of elementary particles.
1928/--/-- 43 - French composer Maurice Ravel composes the ballet Bolero.
1928/--/-- 43 - Heisenberg's uncertainty principle
1928/--/-- 43 - Luis Bunuel and Salvador Dali collaborate on the surrealist film Un Chien andalou.
1928/--/-- 43 - Spanish poet Federico Garcia Lorca publishes Gypsy Ballads.
1928/--/-- 43 - The Chaco War breaks out between Bolivia and Paraguay over territorial disputes.
1928/--/-- 43 - The Kellog-Briand Pact outlawing war is signed by 15 nations.
1928/--/-- 43 - The first Five-Year Plan for economic reform begins in the Soviet Union.
1928/--/-- 43 - Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse appears in Steamboat Willie, the first sound cartoon.
1928/10/-- 43 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (0) AL NEW YORK (4)
1929/--/-- 44 - Alexander institutes absolute rule as king of Yugoslavia.
1929/--/-- 44 - American explorer Richard E. Byrd flies over the South Pole.
1929/--/-- 44 - American novelist William Faulkner publishes The Sound and the Fury.
1929/--/-- 44 - British poet Robert Graves publishes his war memoir Goodbye To All That.
1929/--/-- 44 - Erich Maria Remarque publishes his war novel All Quiet On the Western Front.
1929/--/-- 44 - Ernest Hemingway writes the war novel A Farewell To Arms.
1929/--/-- 44 - French artist and writer Jean Cocteau publishes Les Enfants Terribles.
1929/--/-- 44 - Heinrich Himmler is appointed head of the SS, Hitler's blackshirted elite guard.
1929/--/-- 44 - Herbert C. Hoover (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1929/--/-- 44 - Hoover is inaugurated as the 31st U.S. president; Curtis becomes vice-president.
1929/--/-- 44 - Jews and Arabs clash at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem.
1929/--/-- 44 - Seven Chicago gangsters are machine-gunned in the St. Valentine's Day Massacre.
1929/--/-- 44 - Soviet leader Joseph Stalin exiles Leon Trotsky.
1929/--/-- 44 - Stock Market crashes
1929/--/-- 44 - The Lateran Treaty creates the independent state of the Vatican City.
1929/--/-- 44 - The Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) is founded in New York City.
1929/--/-- 44 - The Wall Street crash leads to a world-wide economic depression.
1929/--/-- 44 - The Workers Party of America is renamed the Communist Party of the United States.
1929/--/-- 44 - The first Academy Awards are presented; Wings wins best-picture prize.
1929/10/-- 44 - World Series NL CHICAGO (1) AL PHILADELPHIA (4)
1930/--/-- 45 - American artist Edward Hopper paints Early Sunday Morning.
1930/--/-- 45 - American astronomer Clyde W. Tombaugh discovers the planet Pluto.
1930/--/-- 45 - American poet Hart Crane publishes The Bridge.
1930/--/-- 45 - Artist Grant Wood paints American Gothic.
1930/--/-- 45 - British engineer Frank Whittle patents a gas turbine engine for jet aircraft.
1930/--/-- 45 - Carol II is proclaimed king of Romania.
1930/--/-- 45 - Dashiell Hammett publishes the detective novel The Maltese Falcon.
1930/--/-- 45 - English-born American writer W. H. Auden publishes his Poems.
1930/--/-- 45 - Getulio Vargas is appointed president of Brazil after a military coup.
1930/--/-- 45 - Haile Selassie is declared emperor of Ethiopia.
1930/--/-- 45 - Marlene Dietrich stars in Josef von Sternberg's film The Blue Angel.
1930/--/-- 45 - Noel Coward's play Private Lives is produced in London.
1930/--/-- 45 - The British airship R101 crashes in France.
1930/--/-- 45 - The city of Constantinople is re-named Istanbul.
1930/--/-- 45 - Vannevar Bush develops a differential analyzer, an early type of analog computer.
1930/--/-- 45 - Worldwide depression begins
1930/10/-- 45 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (2) AL PHILADELPHIA (4)
1931/--/-- 46 - American cartoonist Chester Gould creates the adventure comic strip Dick Tracy.
1931/--/-- 46 - American journalist and writer Damon Runyon publishes Guys and Dolls.
1931/--/-- 46 - American writer Pearl Buck publishes The Good Earth.
1931/--/-- 46 - Auguste Piccard makes the first manned balloon flight into the stratosphere.
1931/--/-- 46 - Ben Shahn begins a series of paintings inspired by the Sacco-Vanzetti case.
1931/--/-- 46 - Chicago gangster Al Capone is jailed for income tax evasion.
1931/--/-- 46 - Explorer George Hubert Wilkins makes a submarine voyage under the Arctic ice.
1931/--/-- 46 - Japanese forces occupy Manchuria.
1931/--/-- 46 - Lawrence invents cyclotron
1931/--/-- 46 - Organic chemist W. H. Carothers invents nylon, the first successful synthetic fiber.
1931/--/-- 46 - Radio astronomy begins when Karl Jansky detects radio waves from space.
1931/--/-- 46 - Spain is declared a republic; King Alfonso XIII abdicates.
1931/--/-- 46 - The Empire State Building becomes the tallest building in the world.
1931/--/-- 46 - The Star-Spangled Banner becomes the U.S. national anthem.
1931/10/-- 46 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL PHILADELPHIA (3)
1932/--/-- 47 - American physicist Carl D. Anderson discovers the positron.
1932/--/-- 47 - American sculptor Alexander Calder creates his first mobile.
1932/--/-- 47 - American southern author Erskine Caldwell publishes Tobacco Road.
1932/--/-- 47 - Antonio de Oliveira Salazar assumes dictatorial powers as premier of Portugal.
1932/--/-- 47 - Arab leader Ibn Saud founds the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
1932/--/-- 47 - British author Aldous Huxley publishes Brave New World.
1932/--/-- 47 - Charles Lindbergh's infant son is kidnapped.
1932/--/-- 47 - Eamon de Valera is elected president of the Republic of Ireland.
1932/--/-- 47 - Engelbert Dollfuss is elected chancellor of Austria.
1932/--/-- 47 - English physicist James Chadwick discovers the neutron.
1932/--/-- 47 - Presidential nominee Franklin D. Roosevelt pledges a New Deal.
1932/--/-- 47 - Radio City Music Hall opens in New York City's Rockefeller Center.
1932/--/-- 47 - Revolution in Siam (Thailand) replaces the monarchy with a constitutional government.
1932/--/-- 47 - Sir Oswald Mosley founds the British Union of Fascists.
1932/--/-- 47 - The Bonus Army of war veterans is dispersed by troops in Washington, D.C.
1932/--/-- 47 - The Royal Shakespeare Theater opens at Stratford-on-Avon, England.
1932/--/-- 47 - The first particle accelerator is built at the Cavendish Laboratory in England.
1932/10/-- 47 - World Series NL CHICAGO (0) AL NEW YORK (4)
1933/--/-- 48 - A fossilized skull of the prehistoric Steinheim man is found in Germany.
1933/--/-- 48 - Actor Charles Laughton stars in the film The Private Life of Henry VIII.
1933/--/-- 48 - Busby Berkeley choreographs the dances for the film Gold Diggers of 1933.
1933/--/-- 48 - Dancers Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers star in the film Flying Down to Rio.
1933/--/-- 48 - Edwin Armstrong invents frequency modulation (FM) to eliminate radio static.
1933/--/-- 48 - Fiorello La Guardia is elected mayor of New York City for the first time.
1933/--/-- 48 - Frances Perkins becomes the first woman cabinet member in U.S. history.
1933/--/-- 48 - Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1933/--/-- 48 - French novelist and political activist Andre Malraux publishes Man's Fate.
1933/--/-- 48 - Fulgencio Batista leads a military coup against Gerardo Machado y Morales in Cuba.
1933/--/-- 48 - Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey found their first swing band.
1933/--/-- 48 - Joseph Goebbels is appointed as minister of propaganda for the Nazi party.
1933/--/-- 48 - Mae West stars in the films She Done Him Wrong and I'm No Angel.
1933/--/-- 48 - Norwegian fascist Vidkun Quisling founds the National Unity party.
1933/--/-- 48 - President Paul von Hindenburg names Adolf Hitler as chancellor of Germany.
1933/--/-- 48 - Roosevelt begins "New Deal"
1933/--/-- 48 - Roosevelt is inaugurated as the 32nd U.S. president; Garner becomes vice-president.
1933/--/-- 48 - The 21st Amendment ends the prohibition era in the U.S.
1933/--/-- 48 - The Marx Brothers star in the classic comedy film Duck Soup.
1933/--/-- 48 - The National Recovery Administration (NRA) is launched by President Roosevelt.
1933/--/-- 48 - The Nazis erect the first concentration camps in Germany.
1933/--/-- 48 - The Public Works Administration (PWA) is formed to fund public construction projects.
1933/--/-- 48 - The Reichstag fire gives the Nazis a pretext for outlawing the German Communist party.
1933/--/-- 48 - The Stavisky affair causes a financial scandal in France.
1933/09/23 48 *** Phillips, J Hugh - Died Danville, KY. Salt River Baptist Church cem. Boyle co.
1933/10/-- 48 - World Series NL NEW YORK (4) AL WASHINGTON (1)

In 1884 Transportation was by:
          Foot
          Horse
          Bicycle
          Train
          Steamboat
By 1933 Transportation was by:
          Balloon
          Car & Bus
          Diesel ship
          Propeller airplane
in addition.
By 1933 Transportation by:
          Horse
had been discontinued.

In 1884 Communications was by:
          Word of Mouth
          Post Office
          Telegraph
By 1933 Communications was by:
          Telephone
in addition.

In 1884 Food Preparation was by:
          Wood
By 1933 Food Preparation was by:
          Gas
          Refrigeration
in addition.

In 1884 Entertainment was by:
          Social Intercourse
          Organized Sports
          Travel
          Professional Sports
          Movies
          Radio
          Television
          Theme parks
          Computer

In 1884 Health Care was by:
          Operations
          Anesthetic
          X-Rays
          MRI

In 1884 War Making was by:
          Calvary
          gun
          Artillery
          Machine guns
          Submarine
          Iron Clad ships
          Mines
By 1933 War Making was by:
          tank
          TNT
          Chemical agents
          Aeroplane
in addition.
By 1933 War Making by:
          Calvary
had been discontinued.

In 1884 Navigation was by:
          Stars & Maps
          Compass
By 1933 Navigation was by:
          Radio Signals
in addition.

from the SFHR database of Duane Bristow 02-04-2016 10:06:14


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Last revised 02/04/16.