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Subject: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 01/20/16 at 7:38 am

January 20th 1921 – The first Constitution of Turkey is adopted, making fundamental changes in the source and exercise of sovereignty by consecrating the principle of national sovereignty.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/15/16 at 5:00 am

February 15th 1921 – Kingdom of Romania establishes its legation in Helsinki.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/25/16 at 4:12 am

February 25th 1921 – Tbilisi, capital of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, is occupied by Bolshevist Russia.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/01/16 at 10:28 am

March 1st 1921 – The Australian cricket team captained by Warwick Armstrong becomes the first team to complete a whitewash of The Ashes, something that would not be repeated for 86 years.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/07/16 at 1:40 am

March 7th 1921 - Cy Denneny (Ottawa Senators) scored six goals against the Hamilton Tigers.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/12/16 at 2:51 am

March 12th 1921 – İstiklâl Marşı is adopted in the Grand National Assembly of Turkey.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/15/16 at 1:30 pm

March 15th 1921 – Talaat Pasha, former Grand Vizir of the Ottoman Empire and chief architect of the Armenian Genocide is assassinated in Berlin by 23-year-old Armenian, Soghomon thelirian.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/18/16 at 1:48 am

March 15th 1921 – The second Peace of Riga is signed between Poland and the Soviet Union.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/21/16 at 2:57 am

March 21st 1921 – The New Economic Policy is implemented by the Bolshevik Party in response to the economic failure as a result of war communism.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/31/16 at 10:02 am

March 31st 1921 – The Royal Australian Air Force is formed.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/02/16 at 3:33 am

April 2nd 1921 – The Autonomous Government of Khorasan, a military government encompassing the modern state of Iran, is established.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/11/16 at 12:16 pm

April 11th 1921 - The first live sports event on radio took place this day on KDKA Radio. The event was a boxing match between Johnny Ray and Johnny Dundee.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/11/16 at 12:20 pm

April 11th 1921 – Emir Abdullah establishes the first centralised government in the newly created British protectorate of Transjordan.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/06/16 at 2:06 am

May 6th 1921 - The American Soccer League was formed.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/30/16 at 2:19 pm

May 30th 1921 - The U.S. Navy transferred the Teapot Dome oil reserves to the Department of the Interior.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/31/16 at 3:00 am

May 31st 1921 - Suffy McInnis began an errorless streak of 1,700 chances.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/31/16 at 6:11 am

May 31st 1921 – Tulsa race riot: civil unrest in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The official death toll is 39, but recent investigations suggest the actual toll may be much higher.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/10/16 at 3:06 am

June 10th 1921 - Babe Ruth became baseball's all-time home run leader with 120.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/25/16 at 3:50 am

June 25th 1921 - Jock Hutchinson became the first U.S. citizen to win the British Open.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/25/16 at 7:19 am

June 25th 1921 - Samuel Gompers was elected head of the AFL for the 40th time.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/28/16 at 1:35 pm

June 28th 1921 - A coal strike in Great Britain was settled after three months.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/28/16 at 3:41 pm

June 28th 1921 – Serbian King Alexander I proclaims the new constitution of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, known thereafter as the Vidovdan Constitution.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/30/16 at 6:38 am

June 30th 1921 – U.S. President Warren G. Harding appoints former President William Howard Taft Chief Justice of the United States.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/29/16 at 2:04 am

July 29th 1921 – Adolf Hitler becomes leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 08/03/16 at 12:23 am

August 3rd 1921 – Major League Baseball Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis confirms the ban of the eight Chicago Black Sox, the day after they were acquitted by a Chicago court.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: nally on 08/03/16 at 1:10 am


August 3rd 1921 – Major League Baseball Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis confirms the ban of the eight Chicago Black Sox, the day after they were acquitted by a Chicago court.

A rather sad event in sports.


Six days later, my late maternal grandmother was born. (Hard to believe that she would have been 95 this month. She passed away 2 1/2 years ago, from a stroke.)

I am checking Wiki and there is no notable history for that day.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 08/25/16 at 12:36 am

August 25th 1921 – The first skirmishes of the Battle of Blair Mountain occur.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 08/27/16 at 12:53 am

August 27th 1921 - The owner of Acme Packing Company bought a pro football team for Green Bay, WI. J.E. Clair paid tribute to those who worked in his plant by naming the team the Green Bay Packers.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 08/27/16 at 5:28 am

August 27th 1921 – The British install the son of Sharif Hussein bin Ali (leader of the Arab Revolt of 1916 against the Ottoman Empire) as King Faisal I of Iraq.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 09/04/16 at 3:08 am

September 4th 1921 - The first police broadcast was made by radio station WIL in St. Louis, MO.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 09/05/16 at 2:32 am

September 5th 1921 – Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle party in San Francisco ends with the death of the young actress Virginia Rappe: One of the first scandals of the Hollywood community.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 09/10/16 at 2:13 am

September 10th 1921 - The Ayus Autobahn in Germany opened near Berlin. The road is known for its nonexistent speed limit.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 09/11/16 at 5:59 am

September 11th 1921 – Nahalal, the first moshav in Palestine, is settled as part of a Zionist plan to colonize Palestine and creating a Jewish state, later to be Israel.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 09/20/16 at 5:29 am

September 20th 1921 - KDKA in Pittsburgh, PA, started a daily radio newscast. It was one of the first in the U.S.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 09/21/16 at 12:30 am

September 21st 1921 – A storage silo in Oppau, Germany, explodes, killing 500-600 people.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 10/08/16 at 3:42 am

October 8th 1921 – KDKA in Pittsburgh's Forbes Field conducts the first live broadcast of a football game.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 10/21/16 at 5:45 pm

October 21st 1921 – President Warren G. Harding delivers the first speech by a sitting U.S. President against lynching in the deep South.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 10/26/16 at 4:46 am

October 26th 1921 – The Chicago Theatre opens.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 10/29/16 at 3:00 am

October 29th 1921 – The Link River Dam, a part of the Klamath Reclamation Project, is completed.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 10/29/16 at 3:02 am

October 29th 1921 – Second trial of Sacco and Vanzetti in the United States of America.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 10/29/16 at 3:02 am

October 29th 1921 – The Harvard University football team loses to Centre College, ending a 25-game winning streak. This is considered one of the biggest upsets in college football.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 11/09/16 at 4:55 am

November 9th 1921 – The Italian National Fascist Party comes into existence.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 11/11/16 at 4:50 am

November 11th 1921 – The Tomb of the Unknowns is dedicated by US President Warren G. Harding at Arlington National Cemetery.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 11/14/16 at 1:41 am

November 14th 1921 – Foundation of the Communist Party of Spain.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 11/14/16 at 3:29 am

November 14th 1921 - In Chicago, IL, on KYW Radio, the first opera by a professional company was broadcast.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 11/25/16 at 2:04 am

November 25th 1921 - The first play-by-play broadcast of a football game was aired in College Station, TX, via an amateur radio station. The game was between the University of Texas and Texas A&M in Austin.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 12/06/16 at 3:50 am

December 6th 1921 – The Anglo-Irish Treaty is signed in London by British and Irish representatives.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 01/11/17 at 4:05 pm

January 11th 1922 – First use of insulin to treat diabetes in a human patient.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: nally on 01/23/17 at 11:03 pm

January 23rd 1922:

At Toronto General Hospital, 14-year old Leonard Thompson received an injection of refined insulin by James Collip. This time the treatment was successful. John James Rickard Macleod and Frederick Banting would receive the 1923 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their research.

U.S. President Warren G. Harding opened an agricultural conference in Washington. In the conference's opening speech Harding proposed that the farming industry organize along the lines of other industries, with machinery of finance for furnishing operating capital.

Died: Arthur Nikisch, 66, Hungarian conductor.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/10/17 at 6:03 am

March​10th 1922 – Mahatma Gandhi is arrested in India, tried for sedition, and sentenced to six years in prison, only to be released after nearly two years for an appendicitis operation.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/15/17 at 3:02 am

March 15th 1922 – After Egypt gains nominal independence from the United Kingdom, Fuad I becomes King of Egypt.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/20/17 at 2:24 am

March 20th 1922 - U.S. President Warren G. Harding ordered U.S. troops back from the Rhineland.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/20/17 at 2:50 am

March​ 20th 1922 – The USS Langley is commissioned as the first United States Navy aircraft carrier.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/01/17 at 9:47 pm

May 1st 1922 - Charlie Robertson (Chicago White Sox) pitched a perfect no-hit, no-run game against the Detroit Tigers. The Sox won 3-0. Another perfect game did not come along until 46 years later.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/02/17 at 4:29 am

May 2nd 1922 - WBAP-AM began broadcasting in north Texas.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/05/17 at 2:04 am

May 5th 1922 - A contract was awarded to New York's White Construction Co. for the construction of Yankee Stadium I.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: nally on 05/30/17 at 6:10 pm

May 30th 1922: The Lincoln Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/24/17 at 11:03 pm

June 24th 1922 - The American Professional Football Association took the name of The National Football League (NFL).

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/30/17 at 8:36 pm

June 30th 1922 – In Washington D.C., U.S. Secretary of State Charles Evans Hughes and Dominican Ambassador Francisco J. Peynado sign the Hughes–Peynado agreement, which ends the United States occupation of the Dominican Republic.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 08/24/17 at 7:07 am

August 24th 1922 - First Philadelphia Phillies' player to hit for the cycle (Cy Williams).

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 09/01/17 at 3:48 pm

September 1st 1922 - The first daily news program on radio was "The Radio Digest," on WBAY radio in New York City, NY.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 09/05/17 at 9:49 am

September 5th 1922 - New York Yankees play final game at the Polo Grounds, after 7 years.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 09/13/17 at 4:28 pm

September 13th 1922 – The final act of the Greco-Turkish War, the Great Fire of Smyrna, commences.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 09/21/17 at 9:21 am

September 21st 1922 - US President Warren G Harding signs a joint resolution of approval to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 10/02/17 at 4:56 am

October 2nd 1932 - Boston Braves play first NFL game, lose 14-0.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 10/04/17 at 4:20 am

October 4th 1922 - The entire World Series of Baseball is broadcast over radio for the first time over WJZ New York City and WGY Schenectady.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 10/04/17 at 12:23 pm

October 4th 1922 - First facsimile photo sent over city telephone lines, Washington, DC.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 10/08/17 at 12:46 pm

October 8th 1922 - New York Giants beat New York Yankees, 4 games to 0, with a tie in 19th World Series.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 10/19/17 at 3:36 pm

October 19th 1922 – British Conservative MPs meeting at the Carlton Club vote to break off the Coalition Government with David Lloyd George of the Liberal Party.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 10/27/17 at 1:57 pm

October 27th 1922 – A referendum in Rhodesia rejects the country's annexation to the South African Union.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 10/28/17 at 2:22 am

October 28th 1922 - First US coast-to-coast radio broadcast of a football game.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 10/28/17 at 4:27 pm

October 28th 1922 - Benito Mussolini took control of the Italian government and introduced fascism to Italy.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 10/31/17 at 3:26 pm

October 31st 1922 – Benito Mussolini is made Prime Minister of Italy

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 11/01/17 at 3:39 pm

November 1st 1922 – Abolition of the Ottoman sultanate: The last sultan of the Ottoman Empire, Mehmed VI, abdicates.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 11/14/17 at 5:36 am

November 14th 1922 – The British Broadcasting Company begins radio service in the United Kingdom.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/28/18 at 5:32 am

April 28th 1923 – Wembley Stadium is opened, named initially as the Empire Stadium.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/09/18 at 12:30 pm

June 9th 1923 – Bulgaria's military takes over the government in a coup.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: nally on 07/13/18 at 11:29 am

July 13th 1923: The Hollywood Sign is dedicated in the Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles. It originally reads "Hollywoodland," but the four last letters are dropped after renovation in 1949.

Happy 95th birthday to the Hollywood Sign!

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 10/06/18 at 3:58 pm

October 6th 1923 - First National League unassisted baseball triple play (Ernie Padgett, Boston Braves against Philadelphia Phillies)

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 10/10/18 at 2:32 pm

October 10th 1923 - New York Giants and New York Yankees become first teams to play each other for three consecutive World Series, also first played at Yankee Stadium (World Series #20).

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 10/31/18 at 7:01 pm

October 31st 1923 – The first of 160 consecutive days of 100° Fahrenheit at Marble Bar, Western Australia.

Subject: Re: 95 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 12/02/18 at 3:24 pm

December 2nd 1823 – Monroe Doctrine: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President James Monroe proclaims American neutrality in future European conflicts, and warns European powers not to interfere in the Americas.

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