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Dated Events

  • Real World: January 9. George Polley, the "Human Fly," scales the Woolworth Building in New York City, getting to the 30th floor before he is arrested for climbing without a permit.
  • Real World: January 19. The U.S. Senate votes against the United States joining the League of Nations.
  • Real World: February 17. Anna Anderson, who tried to commit suicide in Berlin, is taken to a mental hospital. Once there, she claims to be Anastasia, the Grand Duchess of Russia.
  • Real World: March. Sweden becomes the first nation to adopt a social democratic government.
  • Real World: July 14. France deposes Faisal I of Syria, then occupies the cities of Aleppo and Damascus.
  • Real World: August 18. The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving suffrage to women, is passed.
  • Real World: September 16. A bomb in a horse wagon explodes in front of the J.P. Morgan building in New York City, killing 39 and injuring 400.
  • Real World: November 21. During a football match in Dublin, British forces open fire on the spectators and players, in response to the assassination of 12 British agents. This event becomes known as "Bloody Sunday."
  • Real World: December 23. The border between French-controlled Syria and British-controlled Palestine is ratified.

Undated Events

  • DC (Generations): Thomas and Martha Wayne are killed by a mugger; young Bruce Wayne becomes determined to avenge their deaths. (The Waynes knew this would happen, but chose to die so that Batman would be created.) (Superman & Batman: Generations, Superman & Batman: Generations II)

New Fictional Works

Notable Books

Thuvia, Maid of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Mysterious Affair of Styles by Agatha Christie.

Notable Films

Deerslayer, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Der Golem, wie er in die Welt kam (The Golem, How He Came Into the World), The Last of the Mohicans, The Mark of Zorro.

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