What Year Is It

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What Year Is It

  1. 1. What year is it?<br />By: Lauren Sandler<br />
  2. 2. World Events<br />The Cristero War erupts<br />in Mexico between Catholic <br />rebels and the Mexican <br />government <br /> The Royal and Parliamentary Titles Act renames<br /> the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland<br /> to the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland <br />During the Nanchang Uprising<br />the Communist Chinese People’s<br />Liberation Army is formed <br />
  3. 3. Newsworthy Items<br />Charles Lindbergh makes first<br />transatlantic flight from New York <br />to Paris in the Spirit of St. Louis<br /> Ferdinando Sacco & Bartolomeo Vanzetti<br /> are executed in Massachusetts for armed<br /> robbery and murder <br />The Holland Tunnel opens going across<br />The Hudson River linking New York and<br />New Jersey<br />
  4. 4. Leon Trotsky is expelled from the <br /> Soviet Communist Party and…<br />…Joseph Stalin is left with <br />undisputed control of <br />the Soviet Union<br />
  5. 5. Disasters<br />Great Mississippi Flood <br />devastates several states<br /> Bath School disaster in Bath Township, Michigan<br />
  6. 6. Technology<br /> 1st transatlantic call<br /> made from New York<br /> to London<br />The Ford Motor Company unveils the Model A car<br />1st successful long distance<br />demonstration of television by <br />Bell Telephone Co. of Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover<br />
  7. 7. Sports<br />New York Giants win <br />National Football League<br />Title<br /> Babe Ruth hits a Major League record of 60 home runs<br />New York Yankees defeat the<br />Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 to win the<br />World Series <br />Ottawa Senators defeat the Boston Bruins in 4 games to win the Stanley Cup <br />
  8. 8. Entertainment<br />The Academy of Motion Picture<br />Arts & Sciences is founded. Douglas <br />Fairbanks is elected its first president<br />Random House Publishing is founded by Bennett Cerf & Donald Klopfer<br />Kern & Hammerstein’s musical <br />Show Boat opens on Broadway<br />The Jazz Singer, the first “talkie” premieres on October 6th in New York City<br />
  9. 9. Film Premieres<br />
  10. 10. So…what year is it???<br />1927<br />

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