The Theatre has Seen Incredible Events Occur during its 122 year history

1901-1909

1901 The Historic Everett Theatre Opens
1901 Marconi Sends First Wireless Transmission
1901 First Nobel prizes are awarded
1902 Triple AAA Started
1903 Orville and Wilbur Wright made the first successful man-powered airplane flight
1904 Construction of the Panama Canal begins
1950 Albert Einstein formulates the special theory of relativity
1904 Long Acre Square in Manhattan, New York, was renamed Times Square
1905 The world’s first nickelodeon opened showing a silent film called The Great Train Robbery
1906 International Morse code distress signal or SOS Adopted
1906 A 7.9 Earthquake in San Francisco kills 3,000
1907 Immigrant Workers in Canada
1908 Henry Ford’s Ford Motor Company introduces the Ford Model T costing $850.00
1909 The Queensboro Bridge Opens

1910-1919

1910 Boy Scouts of America
1911 First Indianapolis 500
1912 Sinking of the Titanic
1913 Ford Introduces Assembly Line
1914 Start Of World War I
1915 Congress established the U.S. Coast Guard Service
1916 World War I Battle Of The Somme (1916 – 1918)
1917 The beginning of the Russian Revolution against Czarist Rule.
1918 First cases of one of the worst influenza epidemic in history were reported at Fort Riley, Kansas
1919 The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing women the right to vote, is passed by Congress

1920-1929

1920 Nineteenth Amendment To The Constitution ratified giving women the right to vote
1921 The Emergency Quota Act is passed to restrict immigration from Southern and Eastern Europe
1922 Fifty thousand people affected during Lower Louisiana Floods
1923 King Tutankhamun’s Tomb is opened by Howard Carter
1923 Fire destroys the Historic Everett Theatre
1924 The first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is held
1924 The Historic Everett Theatre reopens
1925 The classic novel “The Great Gatsby” is published by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald
1926 John Logie Baird conducts the first public demonstration of a television
1927 Charles Lindbergh flies The Spirit of St. Louis across the Atlantic
1928 Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin
1929 The Wall Street Crash of 1929 started the period of The Great Depression

1930-1939

1930 – The Mickey Mouse comic strip debuts in the January 13, 1930, edition of the New York Mirror.
1931 – Empire State Building opens
1931 – Japan invades Manchuria
1932 – Stimson Doctrine
1932 – Norris-Laguardia Act
1932 – Bonus Army marches on DC
1932 – Amelia Earhart flies across Atlantic Ocean
1933 – 20th Amendment
1933 – Franklin Delano Roosevelt becomes President
1933 – Agricultural Adjustment Act
1933 – Civil Works Administration
1933 – Civilian Conservation Corps
1933 – Home Owners Loan Corporation
1933 – Public Works Administration
1933 – 21st Amendment
1933 – Japan and Germany withdraw from League of Nations
1934 – U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
1934 – Federal Housing Administration
1934 – Johnson Act
1934 – Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act
1934 – Tydings-McDuffie Act
1934 – John Dillinger killed
1935 – Social Security Act
1935 – Schechter Poultry Corporation v. US
1935 – National Labor Relations Act
1935 – Huey Long assassinated
1935 – Alcoholics Anonymous founded
1936 – The Boulder Dam (today known as “Hoover Dam”) is completed.
1936 – Jesse Owens wins four gold medals during the 1936 Summer Olympics.
1937 – Hindenburg disaster
1937 – Japanese planes sink Panay in China
1937 – Golden Gate Bridge completed
1938 – Orson Welles’ The War of the Worlds broadcast
1939 – Germany invades Poland; World War II begins

1940-1949

1940 – Selective Service Act
1941 – Attack on Pearl Harbor
1941 – U.S. enters World War II
1941 – After approximately 14 years, carving at Mount Rushmore concludes in October 1941.
1942 – Revenue Act of 1942
1942 – U.S.-controlled Commonwealth of the Philippines conquered by Japanese forces
1944 – GI Bill of Rights
1944 – D-Day
1944 – Bretton Woods Conference
1944 – Battle of the Bulge
1945 – U.S. takes Okinawa
1945 – U.S. joins the United Nations
1945 – atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
1945 – Germany and Japan surrender, ending World War II
1945 – Potsdam Conference
1945 – Franklin Delano Roosevelt dies
1945 – Harry S. Truman becomes President
1946 – Civil Rights Commission
1946 – Philippines regain their independence from the U.S.
1947 – Taft Hartley Act
1947 – U.F.O. crash at Roswell, New Mexico
1947 – Jackie Robinson breaks color barrier in baseball
1948 – Berlin Blockade
1948 – Election of 1948: Truman defeats Dewey
1948 – Nuremberg trials
1949 – North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) formed
1949 – Russia tests first atomic bomb
1949 – Department of War becomes Department of Defense
1949 – Germany divided into East and West
1949 – Dystopian future novel Nineteen Eighty-Four published by George Orwell

1950-1959

1950 – Senator Joseph McCarthy gains power, and McCarthyism (1950-1954) begins
1950 – Korean War begins
1950 – First Organ Transplant.
1951 – 22nd Amendment
1951 – General Douglas MacArthur fired by Truman for invading China
1951- Color TV Introduced. It matters bvecause with out color the shows are not intersting.
1952 – Car Seat Belts Introduced. It matters because without seat belt it is dangerous to drive.
1953 – Dwight D. Eisenhower becomes President
1953 – Rosenbergs executed
1953 – Armistice in Korea
1954 – Joseph McCarthy discredited in Army-McCarthy hearings
1954 – Fall of Dien Bien Phu; French lose control of Vietnam
1955 – Rosa Parks incites Montgomery Bus Boycott
1955 – AFL and CIO merge in America’s largest labor union
1955 – Warsaw Pact
1955 – Jonas Salk develops polio vaccine
1956 – T.V. Remote Control Invented. It matters because it is easy to turn the tv on.
1956 – Interstate Highway Act
1956 – US installs Diem as leader of South Vietnam
1957 – Civil Rights Act of 1957
1957 – Russians launch Sputnik; “space race” begins
1957 – First nuclear power plant goes into service
1958 – NASA formed
1959 – Cuban Revolution
1959 – Alaska and Hawaii become states

1960’s

1970’s

1970 – Environmental Protection Agency created
1971 – 26th Amendment ratified
1972 – U.S. presidential election, 1972 (including Watergate burglary)
1972 – Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty with USSR
1973 – Roe v. Wade Supreme Court ruling over-turns state laws against abortion
1973 – Skylab, USA’s first space station launched
1974 – Richard Nixon resigns Presidency over Watergate
1974 – Gerald R. Ford becomes President (by succession rather than election)
1976 – U.S. presidential election, 1976
1977 – Jimmy Carter becomes President
1978 – Humphrey Hawkins Full Employment Act
1978 – Camp David Accords (1978)
1979 – Three Mile Island nuclear accident
1979 – Iran hostage crisis begins

1980’s

1980 – Mount St. Helens eruption in Washington kills 57 (see 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens)
1980 – U.S. boycotts Summer Olympics in Moscow to protest 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan
1980 – U.S. presidential election, 1980
1981 – Ronald Reagan becomes President (Iran releases hostages)
1981 – Attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan by John Hinckley
1983 – 241 U.S. Marines killed by suicide bomb in Lebanon
1984 – U.S. presidential election, 1984 (Ronald Reagan is re-elected)
1986 – Space Shuttle Challenger accident
1987 – Dennis Conner onboard “Stars & Stripes” returns the America’s Cup to America.
1988 – Discovery launched as first post-Challenger space shuttle flight
1988 – U.S. presidential election, 1988
1988 – Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty went into effect.
1989 – George H. W. Bush becomes President
1989 – Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska’s Prince William Sound
1989 – Loma Prieta earthquake kills 63 in greater San Francisco Bay Area

1990’s

1990 – Hubble Space Telescope placed in orbit
1990 – Iraq invades Kuwait leading to 1991 Gulf War
1991 – Gulf War
1991 – Oakland Hills firestorm kills 25 and destroys 3469 homes and apartments
1992 – Hurricane Andrew kills 23 and causes $26.5 billion in damage as it strikes Florida and later Louisiana
1992 – U.S. presidential election, 1992
1993 – Bill Clinton becomes President
1993 – World Trade Center bombing kills 6 and injures at least 1040
1994 – Northridge earthquake kills 57 in Los Angeles area
1995 – 168 killed in Oklahoma City bombing
1995 – TWA flight 800 explodes off of Long Island killing all 230 aboard
1996 – Centennial Olympic Park bombing at Summer Olympics in Atlanta kills 1 and injures 11
1996 – U.S. presidential election, 1996 (Bill Clinton is re-elected)
1998 – 224 killed in 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Tanzania and Kenya

2000-2010

2000 – USS Cole bombing in Yemen
2001 – September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks on the World Trade Center and The Pentagon
2001 – Invasion of Afghanistan Operation “Enduring Freedom”
2002 – Department of Homeland Security created.
2002 – U.S. withdraws from Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty.
2003 – Space Shuttle Columbia disaster
2003 – Invasion of Iraq Operation “Iraqi Freedom” commences.
2004 – Occupation of Iraq, 2003-2004
2004 – U.S. presidential election, 2004 (George W. Bush is re-elected).
2005 – The 2005 Atlantic hurricane season takes its toll in the Southeast, most notably, Hurricane Katrina became the costliest hurricane of all time.
2007 – The I-35W Mississippi River bridge in Minneapolis, Minnesota collapses, killing 13
2008 – The Super Tuesday tornado outbreak kills over 60 people
2008 – U.S. presidential election, 2008; Barack Obama elected 44th President of the United States.
2009 – Barack Obama is inaugurated
2009 – Pop icon Michael Jackson die

2011-2019

2011 Osama Bin Laden Killed by US Forces 2011
2012 Hurricane Sandy 2012
2012 Obama Reelected
2012 Sandy Hook School Shooting
2013 Boston Marathon Bombing 2013
2015 Supreme Court – Same Sex Marriage
2016-Donald Trump Elected 2016
2017- FBI Director Fired 2017
2018- Trump Leaves Iran Nuclear Accord 2018
2018-Only 30,000 Refugees to be admitted in 2017
2018-Trump Addresses UN
2018-Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed to the Supreme Court
2018-Massacre at Synagogue in Pittsburgh
2018-Midterm Elections
2018-Mattis Resigns After Trump Announcement on Syria
2019-Government Shut Down Ends after 35 Days
2019-Mueller Report Released on Trump and Russia

2020-Present

2020-COVID-19 Spreads Around the World
2020-Vice President Biden Becomes Presumptive Democratic Nominee
2020-Space-X Launches Astronauts to Space Station
2020-Former Vice President Biden Elected President
2021-Insurrection in Washington- The Capitol is Attacked
2021-Second Impeachment Trial of Donald Trump
2021-2020 Census Data Released
2021- Taliban Victorious in Afghanistan US Evacuates 122,000
2022- Supreme Court Rules on Vaccine Mandates
2022- January 6th Committee Holds Public Hearings
2022- Supreme Court Overturns Roe vs Wade
2022- Four Major Bills Passed by Congress
2022- Congress Concludes Trump Should be Prosecuted
2023- The Tump Indictments
2023- The Speaker of the House Removed

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