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Subject: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/01/14 at 4:09 am

April 1st 1924 – Adolf Hitler is sentenced to five years in jail for his participation in the "Beer Hall Putsch". However, he spends only nine months in jail, during which he writes Mein Kampf.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/01/14 at 4:09 am

April 1st 1924 – The Royal Canadian Air Force is formed.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: gibbo on 04/02/14 at 2:22 am

Geez Philip. You might be the only one who can remember 90 years ago!  ;)

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/02/14 at 2:41 am


Geez Philip. You might be the only one who can remember 90 years ago!  ;)
Sometimes it feels like that!

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/10/14 at 5:30 am

May 10th 1924 – J. Edgar Hoover became the director of the Bureau of Investigation, which would later become the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/21/14 at 5:55 am

May 21st 1924 – University of Chicago students Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold, Jr. murdered a 14-year-old boy in a thrill killing out of a desire to commit a perfect crime.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/10/14 at 2:16 am

June 10th 1924 – Fascists kidnap and kill Italian Socialist leader Giacomo Matteotti in Rome.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 08/28/14 at 5:49 am

August 28th 1924 – The Georgian opposition stages the August Uprising against the Soviet Union.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 01/02/15 at 6:56 pm

January 3rd 1925 – Benito Mussolini announces he is taking dictatorial powers over Italy.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/21/15 at 2:22 am

1925 – The New Yorker publishes its first issue.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/28/15 at 8:02 pm

1925 – The Charlevoix-Kamouraska earthquake strikes northeastern North America.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: nally on 02/28/15 at 8:12 pm

A bit late, but... 27 Feb 1925, my maternal grandfather was born; he would live to be 60 years old (d. 1985). :\'( (So this past Friday would have been his 90th birthday.)

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: nally on 03/04/15 at 10:39 pm

March 4, 1925: Calvin Coolidge was inaugurated for a full term as President of the U.S. (he had taken over in August of 1923 when President Harding passed away).

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/01/15 at 4:58 am

1925 – The All-China Federation of Trade Unions is officially founded. Today it is the largest trade union in the world, with 134 million members.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/01/15 at 4:58 am

1925 – The first Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer is held at the University of Toronto, Canada.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/05/15 at 4:35 am

1905 – The trial in the Stratton Brothers case begins in London, England; it marks the first time that fingerprint evidence is used to gain a conviction for murder.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/14/15 at 4:33 am

May 14th 1925 – Virginia Woolf's novel Mrs Dalloway is published.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/30/15 at 4:13 am

May 30th 1925 – May Thirtieth Movement: Shanghai Municipal Police Force shoot and kill 13 protesting workers.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/10/15 at 4:21 am

June 10th 1925 – The United Church of Canada, the country's largest Protestant church, held its inaugural service in Toronto's Mutual Street Arena.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/16/15 at 4:02 pm

June 16th 1925 – The most famous Young Pioneer camp of the Soviet Union, Artek, is established.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/10/15 at 1:33 am

July 20th 1925 – Scopes Trial: In Dayton, Tennessee, the so-called "Monkey Trial" begins with John T. Scopes, a young high school science teacher accused of teaching evolution in violation of the Butler Act.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/18/15 at 2:59 am

July 18th 1925 – Adolf Hitler publishes his personal manifesto Mein Kampf.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Baltimoreian on 07/18/15 at 10:59 am


July 18th 1925 – Adolf Hitler publishes his personal manifesto Mein Kampf.


Damn, it's been 90 years since he published Mein Kampf? Well, at least Germany wouldn't celebrate its anniversary due to their extreme anti-Nazi laws.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/18/15 at 11:00 am


Damn, it's been 90 years since he published Mein Kampf? Well, at least Germany wouldn't celebrate its anniversary due to their extreme anti-Nazi laws.
I believe reading it is frowned on.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Baltimoreian on 07/18/15 at 11:02 am


I believe reading it is frowned on.


Especially for the fact that it lead Hitler and the Nazis to take over Germany, kill over 11 million innocent people and started the Second World War.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/18/15 at 11:05 am


Especially for the fact that it lead Hitler and the Nazis to take over Germany, kill over 11 million innocent people and started the Second World War.
Yes indeed.

Is it still sold in bookstores?

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Baltimoreian on 07/18/15 at 11:18 am


Yes indeed.

Is it still sold in bookstores?


I really don't know, but you can get the book online since I tried to search up the book title on Google.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/18/15 at 11:20 am


I really don't know, but you can get the book online since I tried to search up the book title on Google.
Historians would read for research.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/21/15 at 3:45 am

July 21st 1925 – American high school biology teacher John T. Scopes was found guilty of violating Tennessee's Butler Act by teaching evolution in class.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/21/15 at 3:56 am

July 21st 1925 – Sir Malcolm Campbell, father of Donald Campbell, becomes the first man to break the 150 mph (241 km/h) land barrier at Pendine Sands in Wales. He drove a Sunbeam at a two-way average speed of 150.33 mph (242 km/h).

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 08/05/15 at 9:53 am

August 5th 1925 – The Welsh political party Plaid Cymru was founded with the goals of promoting the Welsh language and the political independence of the Welsh nation.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 09/03/15 at 4:41 am

September 3rd 1925 – The USS Shenandoah, the U.S. Navy's first rigid airship, was torn apart in a squall line over Ohio.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 09/06/15 at 3:12 am

September 6th 1905 - Chicago White Sox' pitcher Frank Smith no-hits Detroit Tigers, 15-0.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 09/14/15 at 12:48 am

September 14th 1905 - RAC Tourist Trophy is first run on the Isle of Man.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 09/22/15 at 4:19 am

September 22nd 1925 - New York Yankees' Ben Paschal hits two inside-the-park homers.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: muppethammer26 on 01/01/16 at 9:47 am

January 1, 1926: Flooding of the Rhine River struck Cologne; 50,000 were forced to evacuate their homes.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/14/16 at 2:32 am

March 14th 1926 – El Virilla train accident, Costa Rica: A train falls off a bridge over the Río Virilla between Heredia and Tibás. 248 are killed and 93 wounded.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/15/16 at 7:11 am

March 15th 1926 – The dictator Theodoros Pangalos is elected President of Greece without opposition.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/16/16 at 2:03 am

March 16th 1926 – History of Rocketry: Robert Goddard launches the first liquid-fueled rocket, at Auburn, Massachusetts.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/06/16 at 12:29 pm

April 6th 1926 – Varney Airlines makes its first commercial flight (Varney is the root company of United Airlines).

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/20/16 at 3:21 am

April 20th 1926 – Western Electric and Warner Bros. announce Vitaphone, a process to add sound to film.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/24/16 at 4:42 am

April 24th 1926 – The Treaty of Berlin is signed. Germany and the Soviet Union each pledge neutrality in the event of an attack on the other by a third party for the next five years.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/09/16 at 7:00 am

May 9th 1926 – Admiral Richard E. Byrd and Floyd Bennett claim to have flown over the North Pole (later discovery of Byrd's diary appears to cast some doubt on the claim.)

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/12/16 at 1:50 am

May 12th 1926 – The Italian-built airship Norge becomes the first vessel to fly over the North Pole.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/12/16 at 2:42 am

May 12th 1926 – General Strike: In the United Kingdom, a nine-day general strike by trade unions ends.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/15/16 at 4:09 am

May 15th 1926 - The New York Rangers were officially granted a franchise in the NHL. The NHL also announced that Chicago and Detroit would be joining the league in November.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/17/16 at 7:46 am

May 17th 1926 - The U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires was damaged by bombs that were believed set by sympathizers of Sacco and Vanzetti.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/18/16 at 3:29 am

May 18th 1926 – Evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson disappears while visiting a Venice, California beach.

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: ralfy on 05/21/16 at 2:05 pm

"Dormont Hollywood Theater Screens 'The Third Man' As Part Of 90th Anniversary Celebrations"

http://wesa.fm/post/dormont-hollywood-theater-screens-third-man-part-90th-anniversary-celebrations

Subject: Re: 90 Years Ago Thread

Written By: nally on 06/01/16 at 12:17 pm

June 1st, 1926: American actors Marilyn Monroe (d. 1962) and Andy Griffith (d. 2012) were born.

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