Time Machine: 1900s

Take a look back at some of the most significant events of the century. Take our quiz!

Quiz

Take a look back at some of the most significant events of the century. Take our quiz!

1. 1909: Which industrialist became the world's first billionaire in 1909?

  • Andrew Carnegie.
  • John D. Rockefeller.
  • Cornelius Vanderbilt.

2. 1907: The first daily comic strip debuted in 1907. Which one was it?

  • "Li'l Abner."
  • "Mr. Mutt."
  • "Mickey Mouse."

3. 1906: In 1906 women were granted the right to vote in which European country?

  • Italy.
  • Spain.
  • Finland.

4. 1903: The Wright Brothers historic flight at Kitty Hawk eclipsed what other event as the one of the top stories of 1903?

  • The Great San Francisco Earthquake.
  • The first World Series.
  • The discovery of radium.

5. 1900: In 1900 this landmark book was published:

  • Moby Dick.
  • The Interpretation of Dreams.
  • The Red Badge of Courage.

Your Results:

1. 1909: Which industrialist became the world's first billionaire in 1909?
John D. Rockefeller.

2. 1907: The first daily comic strip debuted in 1907. Which one was it?
"Mr. Mutt."

3. 1906: In 1906 women were granted the right to vote in which European country?
Finland.

4. 1903: The Wright Brothers historic flight at Kitty Hawk eclipsed what other event as the one of the top stories of 1903?
The first World Series.

5. 1900: In 1900 this landmark book was published:
The Interpretation of Dreams.

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