Fad's of the previous Decades;
if you would like to know some
fun knowledge from the past
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Sunday, September 11, 2011
The 1910's was an exciting decade full of entertainment, science, technology, fads and many more! Popular interests in the 1910 decade was going to the movies, the dance craze called the Tango, and The Saturday Evening Post. Also, Picasso and Matisse began to be widely appreciated for their abstract art work. But then in 1912 disaster struck, the sinking of the Titanic.
Haley's Comet Makes an Appearance
The Tango Catches On
The Mona Lisa is Stolen
Ernest Rutherford Discovers the Structure of an Atom
The Titanic Sinks
Oreo Cookies Were First Introduced
First Crossword Puzzle
Personal Income Tax Introduced to the U.S.
First Traffic Light
World War One Begins
D.W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation Released
First Self Service Grocery Store Opens in the U.S.
U.S. Enters World War One
First Pulitzer Prizes Awarded
Daylight Savings Time Introduced
Spanish Flu Pandemic
The Treaty of Versailles Ends World War One
Women's fashion industry expanded dramatically after the invention of the sewing machine in the mi-19th century. By 1910, the trend towards looser, lighter clothing picked up during this time compared to the tight form from the 1900 decade before. Men's clothing and fashion trends changed very little from the previous decades. They stuck to preferred military looks, and bowler hats.