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1910 – 1913Russell & Whitehead's "Principia Mathematica" 1910George Owen Squier Invents Telephone Carrier Multiplexing 1910Sex-Linked Inheritance; Demonstration that Genes are Carried on Chromosomes 1911A Mechanical Punched-Card Tabulating System 1911Management of Water Pollution June 11, 1911 – 1913"Die Brucke" and its Goals for a World Information Clearing House September 10, 1911Genetic Recombination is Proposed 1912 – 1915Torres y Quevedo Invents the First Decision-Making Automaton 1912Brunsviga Sells 20,000 Variable-Toothed Gear Calculators in One Year 1912"Ridgway Colors" 1912The Theory of Continental Drift 1912 – 1991Origins of the "Garrison-Morton" Bibliography of the History of Medicine 1912 – 1914Incunable of Poetic and Typographic Experimentation of the 20th Century 1912Discovery of the Diffraction of X-Rays in Crystals 1912The First School of Journalism is Founded at Columbia University November 1912 – February 1913Discovery of the "Bragg Relation" in Crystallography 1913"Our Vanishing Wild Life" 1913 – 1934The First European Work on Theoretical Astronautics 1913 – 1914Moseley's Law in X-Ray Spectra 1913Discovery of Nondisjunction 1913Using Cross-Over Data to Construct the First Genetic Map January 1, 1913The U. S. Post Office Begins Parcel Post Service February 17 – March 15, 1913The Armory Show Introduces "Modern Art" to the United States May 11, 1913Marinetti's Manifesto of his Typographical Revolution July – November 1913The Structure and Dynamics of the Atom July 1913Discovery of X-Ray Crystallography 1914Thomas J. Watson President of CTR 1914Edward Kleinschmidt Invents the Teletype 1914The Audit Bureau of Circulation, the First Circulation Auditing Organization, is Founded 1914Edwin Armstrong Invents the Regenerative Circuit 1914William Brinton Issues "Graphic Methods for Presenting Facts", the First American Book on Information Graphics July 24 – July 27, 1914Summarizing the State of the Computer / Calculator Industry Prior to World War I August 1 – August 3, 1914World War I Begins August 25, 1914Destruction of the University Library at Leuven 1915Lowenheim's Contribution to the Lowenheim-Skolem Theorem 1915Mendelian Laws are Demonstrated by Observable Events Occurring in Cells 1915Discovery of Bacteriophages: Viruses that Infect Bacteria January 25, 1915The First Transcontinental Telephone Call 1916The First National Opinion Poll? 1916Plant Succession 1916General Relativity 1916 – 1924Napoleon's Penis, and Other Napoleon Memorabilia 1916The Standard Work on Hot-Metal Casting and Composition 1916 – 2013Destruction of the Doves Press Type and its Digital Revival in 2013 April 23, 1916The Proclamation of the Irish Republic October 1916 – October 25, 1917The Russian Revolution 1917The Basis for Computed Tomography 1917Invention of SONAR 1917Foundation of Barnes & Noble 1917Coining the Term Bacteriophage 1917The Pulitzer Prize is Established by the Will of Joseph Pulitzer 1918Foundation of Biometrical Genetics June 21, 1918Eccles & Jordan Invent the Flip-Flop Circuit, the Basis for Electronic Memory October 19, 1918Coordinating National Standards Development November 11, 1918The End of World War I 1919Early Versions of the Enigma 1919800,000 Burroughs Calculators Have Been Sold 19196,292 Different Incunabula in North American Libraries 1919 – March 16, 1936The Earliest Practical Treatise on the Development of Rocketry for Space Flight 1919First Use of the Word Gene November 6, 1919The First Experimental Proof of General Relativity 1920Introduction of the Word "Robot" 1920Skolem's Contribution to the Lowenheim-Skolem Theorem August 31, 1920Station 8MK in Detroit Broadcasts the First Radio News Program October 1920Invention of the Theremin November 2, 1920The First Commercial Radio Broadcast