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What Year Is It

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