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TIMELINE - FRANKART ERA 1920-22

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1920

Frankart copyrights its C101 “Flame” candlestick.

January 8, 1920 – Al Jolson records “Swanee”, written by George Gershwin and lyrics by Irving   Caesar, becoming Gershwin’s first hit and his best-selling song.

January 16, 1920 – The League of Nations holds its first council meeting in Paris. 

January 17, 1920 - Prohibition starts as the 18th Amendment becomes effective

March 19, 1920 – The Senate rejects ratification of the Treaty of Versailles ending World War I or to authorize the United States to join the League of Nations. 

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1920

March 27, 1920 – Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford are married. 

August 18, 1920 - Women granted right to vote as the 19th amendment is ratified and added to the U.S. Constitution

November 2, 1920 – The first radio commercial broadcast occurs, with KDKA in Pittsburgh broadcasting the U.S. presidential election.

November 2, 1920 – Warren G. Harding wins the presidential election in a landslide victory.

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1921

July 29, 1921 – Adolf Hitler becomes the leader of the National Socialist (Nazi) Party.

August 2, 1921 – Enrico Caruso dies in Naples, Italy. He was 48.

September 7, 1921 - First “Atlantic City Pageant” (renamed in 1922 to “Miss America” pageant) was held in Atlantic City.

October 21, 1921 – “The Sheik” starring Rudolf Valentino premieres in Los Angeles.

November 14, 1921 – Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle’s first of three trials on manslaughter begins.

December 1921 – Albert Einstein is awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics.   

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1922

January 1, 1922 – The Soviet Union is created following the Russian revolution and the overthrow of the Russian Tsar

April 3, 1922 – Joseph Stalin becomes General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, holding it until his death in 1953. 

July 11, 1922 – The Hollywood Bowl opens in Los Angeles.

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1922

October 1922 – The March on Rome of the National Fascist Party leads to Benito Mussolini becoming the Prime Minister of Italy.

November 4, 1922 - The steps to the Tomb of Tutankhamen (King Tut) are discovered by Howard Carter’s excavation group.   

Frankart copyrights its T301 “renowned” Frankart ashtray, B401 “Frog”        bookends and B402 “baby” bookends.

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