Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Overview of the World in 1912

Good day to you readers,

The world in 1912 had its ups and downs. Political figures rose to power. New Mexico became the 47th state in the Union.

Explorer Robert F Scott, from England, reached the South Pole a month after Roald Amundsen and his team.
The Olympic games opened at Stockholm, Sweden. The Titanic sunk off Newfoundland.

Then there were the young women who worked for Curtis Publishing. The danced the "Turkey Trot" during their lunch break and were promptly fired.

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