News On July 2, 1900 at Lake Constance in south of Germany, the first flight in a steer able airship was successful. The plane was 420 feet long, had 16 horsepower, and two propellers. Instant coffee was invented in 1901 by Satori Kato , a Japanese scientist working in Chicago . It was 1902 that animal crackers officially became Barnum's Animal and evoked the familiar circus time theme. Later in 1902 the now-familiar box was designed for the Christmas season with the innovative idea of attaching a string to hang from the Christmas tree. These five-cent cartons were a big hit and are still so today.
Sports The famous baseball anthem, "Take Me Out To The Ball Game", was first heard in 1909. In the 1900's football was popular The upper class preferred expensive, show time sports like tennis, golf, horse racing, sailing, and polo .
Technology Science 1900: Brownie camera; the beginning of the Kodak Company. Willis H. Carrier designed a practical system for indoor air-conditioning. (1902 ) 1903 : Technical improvements in radio, telegraph, phonograph, movies and printing.
<ul><ul><li>Music, Literature </li></ul></ul>1904 The comic book was invented, building on the tradition of comic strips. “ What You Goin' Do When the Rent Comes 'Round” by Harry Von Tilzer (1905)
Movies, Media Fantasmagorie (1908) aka A Fantasy; Metamorphosis Directed by Émile Cohl 2 Min.; France; Black and White; Silent La vie et la passion de Jésus Christ (1905) The Life and Passion of Jesus Christ Directed by Ferdinand Zecca and Lucien Nongeut 44 min.; France; Black and White (tinted); Silent
POLITICS When President McKinley was assassinated Theodore became the 26th president in 1901. William McKinley was president from 1807- 1901. Theodore Roosevelt was president from 1901-1909
Questions 1. Who invented instant coffee? 2. When where comic books made? 3. How big was the first plane? 4. Who was the 26 th president? 5. What was the most popular sport? 6. Who directed Fantasmagorie? 7. When did the first flight take place?