What year is it?

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  1. Lucky13

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    #1 Lucky13, Mar 11, 2012
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    Let's see if you can figure this out without cheating, ie. the world famous web! :lol:

    January 16 – The FBI kills the Barker Gang, including Ma Barker, in a shootout.
    February 22 – Airplanes are banned from flying over the White House.
    July 16 – The world's first parking meters are installed in Oklahoma City.
    March 22 – The world's first Televison program is transmitted from the Funkturm in Berlin, Germany.
    May 29 - CMStP&P begin to operate its famous Hiawatha train, between Chicago and the Twin Cities. Eastbound 100 and westbound No. 101. Much of the train, coaches and trucks, was designed by the Swede Karl F. Nystrom.
     
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    Fairly certain it was in the 1930's and I thought the first transmission was in 1936 for the Berlin Olympics.

    I will guess 1936.


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    It was the same year that the first Bf109 flew (civ. reg. D-IABI)...

    Wheels, you were a year late :lol:
     
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    Correct GG! 1935 it is! Your turn mate....
     
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    Ok, here's the next challenge!

    Jan 13th - The Church of England accepts the theory of evolution.
    Mar 19th - Toronto Maple Leafs score 8 goals in 5 minutes
    Jun 23rd - Civil Aeronautics Authority (US) established
    Sep 16th - George E T Eyston sets world auto speed record at 357.5 MPH
    Dec 8th - Highest temperature for December in US recorded in La Mesa Calif

    And no cheating...going to Wiki to find the answers will result in everlasting guilt, flat beer and countless unsolicited Viagra spams in your inbox...
     
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    Some time in the 20s I'll guess 1926
     
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    You got it, your turn!
     
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    Righto, back in a minute
     
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    January 2 Isaac Asimov, Russian-born author born
    January 27 Hiroyoshi Nishizawa, Japanese fighter ace born
    January 28 The Spanish Legion is founded and stationed in North Africa to fight lions in Morocco.
    May 26, The Boeing G.A.-X twin-engine attack triplane is tested.
    July 30–August 8 – 1st World Scout Jamboree held at Olympia, London.
     
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    Have no bl**dy idea! :oops: :lol:
     
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    Hmmm...good clues...I'll say 1919
     
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    No clue on the most recent one...


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    I'll say 1912
     
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    No one has it yet.
     
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    You got it TBolt
     
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    Feb 9 Airmail contracts canceled. Army Air Corps ordered to take over the mail routs.
    March 16 Walt Disney won an Academy Award for "The Three Little Pigs"
    May 5 Kentucky Derby won my "Cavalcade"
    May 26 Opening day of the second year of The Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago,
    July 22 John Dillinger shot to death out side of Chicago's Biograph Theater by the FBI.
     
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    Just a guess, 1924?
     
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