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The Mexican Revolution begins, ushering in a decade that would see a great deal of war and suffering.

Thomas Edison introduces the concept of the talking motion picture.

The luxury liner Titanic sinks on her maiden voyage. 1,523 die, 705 are saved.

Woodrow Wilson becomes president. Federal Reserve Board is formed. Ford introduces first moving production line for the Model T automobile.

Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand leads to launch of the first World War in Europe.

First trans-continental phone call is made, between New York and San Francisco.

The US enters World War I.

Armistice brings World War I to a close.

Attempted assassination of Lenin begins the Red Terror, the elimination of all opposition to communism in Russia.