The British Columbian municipalities of Point Grey and
South Vancouver are amalgamated into what?
King Alexander of the Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes suspends
A: His country's constitution.
The Albanian missionary sister Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, later
known as Mother Teresa, arrives where?
A: In Calcutta from Ireland to begin her work in India.
What begins publication in France?
A: Annales d'histoire économique et sociale.
First appearance of what comic strip hero in Thimble
All Quiet on the Western Front (Im Westen nichts Neues), by
Erich Maria Remarque, is what?
A: Published in book form.
The Kingdom of Italy and the Holy See of the Catholic
Church sign the Lateran Treaty to establish what?
A: The Vatican City as an independent sovereign enclave within Rome, resolving
the "Roman Question".
What is the "Saint Valentine's Day Massacre"?
A: Five gangsters (rivals of Al Capone), plus two civilians, are shot dead in
What National Park is established by the United States
A: The Grand Teton National Park.
What bridge, the longest bridge in the world at this time,
A: The San Francisco Bay Toll-Bridge.
Herbert Hoover is inaugurated as the what?
A: The 31st President of the United States, succeeding Calvin Coolidge.
Imperial Airways begins operating the first commercial
flights between where?
A: London and Karachi.
Karl Benz the creator of the first "what" dies?
The inaugural Monaco Grand Prix is won by whom driving a
A: William Grover-Williams.
The Wickersham Commission begins its investigation of
"what" following alcohol Prohibition in the United States?
A: Organized crime.
Where is "The Battle Of Blood Alley" fought by a razor
A: In Sydney, Australia
The 1st Academy Awards are presented in a 15-minute
ceremony at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, honoring what?
A: The best movies of 1927 and 1928.
What movie won Best Picture for 1927?
The Treaty of Lima settles a border dispute between whom?
A: Peru and Chile.
The Lateran Treaty, making Vatican City a sovereign state,
Pope Pius XI emerges from the Apostolic Palace and enters
St. Peter's Square in a huge procession witnessed by about 250,000 persons, thus
A: Nearly 60 years of self-imposed status by the papacy as Prisoner in the
The Geneva Convention addresses the treatment of what?
A: Prisoners of war.
Fritz von Opel pilots the first what?
A: Rocket-powered aircraft, the Opel RAK.1, in front of a large crowd in
Frankfurt am Main.
In the wall street crash of 1929, three multi-digit
percentage drops wipe out more than how much money from the New York Stock
A: $30 billion.
Former U.S. Interior Secretary Albert B. Fall is convicted
A: Bribery for his role in the Teapot Dome scandal.
He becomes the first Presidential cabinet member to go to
prison for what?
A: Actions in office.
Where is an annular solar eclipse seen?
A: Over the Atlantic Ocean and Africa.
In New York City, what opens to the public?
A: The Museum of Modern Art.
Bernt Balchen, U.S. Admiral Richard Byrd, Captain Ashley
McKinley and Harold June become the first men to do what?
A: To fly over the South Pole.