Studio 54 opens
In the early 1950s in Long Island, a mass produced, planned community was erected.
Levittown, as it was named, is now an iconic symbol of the “American Dream” in the context of
postwar American culture.
Pigasus was a 145-pound domestic pig that was nominated for President of the United States as a theatrical gesture by the Youth International Party (Yippies) On August 23, 1968, just before the opening of the Democratic National Convention. At a rally announcing his candidacy, Pigasus was seized by Chicago policemen and several of his Yippie backers were arrested for disorderly conduct.
The sinking of the RMS Titanic occurred on the night of 14 April through to the morning of 15 April 1912 in the North Atlantic Ocean, four days into the ship's maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City.
Emu War in 1932
Color reversal film introduced by Eastman Kodak in 1935
Christmas Truce on the Western Front, 1914
Villisca Axe Murders of 1912
Helvetica designed by Max Miedinger and Eduard Hoffmann at the Haas type foundry in 1957
Dawn of the flappers, 1920
Cuban Missile Crisis 1962
Weatherman organized in 1969