The Masks of Nyarlathotep

What his fate would be, he did not know; but he felt that he was held for the coming of that frightful soul and messenger of infinity's Other Gods, the crawling chaos Nyarlathotep

26 juin 2006

Gazette 1920

1920

August 8, Woman’s suffrage.

November 3, Warren Harding defeats Cox at the presidential elections.

The Ku Klux Klan, revived in 1925, begins selling memberships across the country, swelling its ranks.

Eskimo Pie ice cream bars are introduced.

Al Capone comes to Chicago from New York at the invitation of gagster Johnny Torrio.

10 janvier, Naissance de la Société des Nations, ancêtre de l'ONU.

Création du parti national socialiste des travailleurs allemands (nazi) par Adolf Hitler. 

La guerre civile russe se termine par la victoire des Bolcheviks.

Le Kenya devient une colonie de la couronne britannique. 

1er août : Le Mahatma Gandhi commence une campagne de désobéissance civile.

Un tremblement de terre de magnitude 8,5 sur l'échelle de Richter fait 180.000 victimes à Kansu en Chine.

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Art et Culture:

Le peintre hollandais Piet Mondrian peint sa Composition avec rouge, jaune et bleu.

Henri Matisse - Paint Interior at Nice. 

Buster Keaton make many short movies. 

Hercule Poirot makes his first appearance. 

Mamie Smith's first blues recordings become a hit, alerting record companies to the African American market. 

The Cologne Dadaist group is formed by Jean Arp, Max Ernst and Alfred Grünwald.

   

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Mode : 

Femmes: C’est le règne de la femme-éphèbe en sobre costume tailleur ou en simple robe-chemise.

Hommes : Le smoking remplace presque complètement l’habit qui voit son port limité aux soirées officielles. La redingote succombe devant le veston pour tous.

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Archeology :

Work begins at Pueblo Bonito and other sites in Chaco Canyon by Neil Merton Judd for the National Geographic Society. 

The Inscriptions of Copán by Sylvanus Morley. 

May 24, The massacre in Kenya of the long missing Carlyle expedition is confrimed. Five Nandi tribemen are convicted of murder.

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Science : 

KDKA, First radio broadcasting station on the air and first domestic radio sets come to stores in USA. 

Albert Einstein delivers his Leiden Lecture.

Ernest Rutherford predicts the existence of the neutron.

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