United Press (later United Press International) was founded in New York.
Lee DeForest became, in essence, the first disc jockey, by using phonograph records to test
wireless audio in New York City.
Coal mine explosions in Monongahela, West Virginia and Jacobs Creek, Pennsylvania killed a
total of 601 workers.
President Roosevelt banned the immigration of Japanese laborers.
On November 16th, Oklahoma became the 46th state.
The U.S. faced its 20th depression since 1790.
Popular Vaudeville comedians such as Smith & Dale were finding a new medium for their "schtick" — phonograph recordings.
Patriotic songs like You're A Grand Old Flag were America's favorites.