World Events, 1920-1929

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Can you name the major events in world history between 1920 and 1929?

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The charter of this international organization, formed after the First World War, enters into force.January 10, 1920
This woman, formerly an enemy of the Catholic Church, is canonized by Pope Benedict XVMay 16, 1920
This amendment is finally passed, giving women the right to vote in United States elections.August 26, 1920
Riots in Jaffa, a city in this British territory, result in the deaths of 93 people. May 7, 1921
These Italian immigrants are found guilty of murder in Massachusetts, a case which will have wide implcations for immigration policy in the United States.July 14, 1921
This physicist wins the Nobel Prize for his work on photoelectrics. November 9, 1921
Italy begins its reconquest of this Mediterranean region, originally captured by Italy in 1912.Jauary 26, 1922
This country, which gained independence the previous year, descends into a civil war which will last nearly a year.June 28, 1922
This man, proponent of a new political ideology called Fascism, becomes the premier of Italy.October 30, 1922
This famed news magazine, best known for its annual issue on an important figure in the world, is published for the first time.March 2, 1923
The modern country of Turkey is officially recognized and brought into existence by the this treaty, signed in Switzerland.July 24, 1923
The Great Kantō earthquake kills between 100,000 and 150,000 people in this Asian countrySeptember 1, 1923
This revolutionary dies; his body remains on view in the capital of his homeland.January 21, 1924
A stringent immigration law is signed in this country, which will set limitations on immigrant groups, and ban immigration from East Asia.May 24, 1924
Musicals titled 'Lady Be Good' and 'Fascinating Rhythm', by this songwriter, debut on Broadway in New York City.December 1, 1924
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A race is run to deliver a diptheria cure to the city of Nome, Alaska; it will be comemmorated by this annual event.January 27, 1925
Volume 1 of this book is published, outlining the 'struggle' and political ideas of a man held in a German prison for an attempt to overthrow the Bavarian government.July 18, 1925
John Logie Baird becomes on of two men generally credited with the invention of this technology.October 30, 1925
This man becomes the youngest general in the history of Spain; he will later go on to lead the country for 35 years.February 25, 1926
Reza Khan is crowned Shah of Iran, using this adopted family name to begin his dynasty.April 25, 1926
The Shōwa Era begins in Japan with the ascension of this emperor to the throne.December 26, 1926
The first transatlantic telephone call is placed between these two cities.January 7, 1927
This immensely influential film by German director Fritz Lang debuts in Berlin.March 13, 1927
The federal government of Australia officially moves to this city, its new capital.May 9, 1927
This man is awarded the Medal of Honor by the United States for the first solo transatlantic flight, which he completed the previous May.March 21, 1928
Alfred E. Smith becomes the first _________ nominated by a major party to the office of President of the United States.June 29, 1928
Ahmet Zogu becomes the ruler of Albania under this name, for which he is better known.August 25, 1928
Sam Nujoma, who on May 21, 1990 became the first president of this African Country, is born.May 12, 1929
This document, outlining the treatment of prisoners of war, is signed. July 27, 1929
During the New York Stock Exchange collapse in October, this date - October 28, 1929, became known as:October 28, 1929

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