Sounds of the 20's


Bye Bye Blackbird Popular Song
Bix Beiderbecke's Tiger Rag
A Song and Dance, The Charleston
Charles Lindbergh Flys Non-stop Across the Atlantic
The A&P Gypsies
Phonographic Recording
Horn Solo
Amos 'n' Andy Network Radio

1920's Fast Facts


  • 1923- Violent uproar from Ku Klux Klan spread throughout the U.S.
  • 1924- Robert Frost wins the first Pulitzer Prize. Only 3 others were won.
  • 1927- The Jazz Singer was the first motion picture with some talking, starring Al Jolson.
  • 1928- After 44 years of research the last volume of the Oxford English Dictionary was published.
  • 1920-Women’s Suffrage 19th amendment (women’s right to vote) ratified, or to become confirmed.
  • 1923-Adolf Hitler’s “Beer Hall Putsch” is sentenced to five years in prison. He there writes Meni Kampf, which is released after eight months.
  • 1925- The first women governor to be elected in the U.S. was Nellie Tayloe Ross of Wyoming.
  • 1929-The U.S. stock market collapsed, losing $26 billion dollars. It was the first sign of depression and world economic crisis.
  • 1926-National Socialism or Nazism which were worker parties that ruled Germany under Adolf Hitler.
  • 1928-Penicillin was any group of chemically similar substances obtained from molds of the genus Penicillium and is an aniboitic.
  • 1929-Leon Trotsky was in the communist revolutionary and was one of the principal leaders in the USSR.
  • 1929-Television was invented in the 1920’s that showed you moving images by electrical signal,especially by means of electromagnetic radiation.

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Sports 1920's




20th Century Decades