1910's World Events
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Titanic Sinks in 1912
Departs April 10, 1912 from England
Destination: New York
Carried over 2,000 passengers and 900 crew members
Struck by an iceberg and sunk at 2:20 am
Influenza Pandemic of 1918
Europe military - start
Estimated 21.5 million died
More people died through this than WW1
Public Human Services: unable to meet medical needs
First Transcontinental Phone Call
January 25th 1915
Alexander Graham Bell NY Thomas Watson San Fran, President Woodrow Wilson Washington, Theodore Vail
'Ahoy Ahoy Mr. Watson can you hear me?'
Over 3,400 miles of wire
Machu Picchu is discovered
Machu Picchu is believed to have
been a royal estate or sacred
religious site for Inca leaders.
Machu Picchu was re-discovered by
Hiram Bingham in 1911. It is made up
of 150 buildings consisting of bathrooms,
houses, temples and sanctuaries.(staff 2016)
Mona Lisa tragedy
August 21, 1911 the Mona Lisa
was stolen and recovered in 1913.
The Mona Lisa received more
recognition after it was stolen than
it had while it was displayed.
On May 15, 1918, the United States officially
established airmail service
using Army aircraft and pilots.
The Post Office Department first flight
took off from College Park, Maryland,
on August 12, 1918.
Poison Gas Attack
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Davinci, Leonardo Mona Lisa, (1503)
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