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

29 juin 2006

Gazette 1923


August 2 - Warren G. Harding, 29th President of the United States (1921 - 1923) dies in office and is succeeded by Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929).

March 2 - Time Magazine hits newsstands for the first time

September 18-26 - Newspaper printers strike in New York

April - End of Irish Civil War

October 29 - Turkey becomes a republic following the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire.

November 15 - The inflation in Germany reaches its height. One dollar is worth 4,200,000,000,000,000 Papiermarks (4.2 quadrillion). Gustav Stresemann abolishes the old currency.

Interpol is set up.

Début de la dictature de Primo de Rivera en Espagne (fin en 1930).

14 décembre : Allemagne : fixation du temps de travail à 54 heures pour les fonctionnaires et 59 heures pour les ouvriers des usines sidérurgiques.


Art et Culture

The Charleston dance craze, condemned by many as immoral, sweeps the nation.

March - Antigone by Jean Cocteau appears on a Paris stage. Settings by Pablo Picasso, music by Arthur Honegger, and costumes by Gabrielle Chanel. Antonin Artaud played the part of Tiresias.

October 16 - The Walt Disney Company is founded by Walt Disney and his brother, Roy.

A Woman of Paris, starring Edna Purviance; directed by Charles Chaplin.

Men Like Gods - H. G. Wells.

Explosion of recordings of African American musicians; Bessie Smith, Ida Cox, Joe "King" Oliver, Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Sidney Bechet, many others make their first recordings.

George Enescu makes his debut as a conductor with the Philadelphia Orchestra in New York City.




Les jupes racourcissent considérablement.

Aux poignets et au coup, bracelets et colliers soulignent la fragilité des attaches.

La mode est aux grands sautoirs de perles, vraies ou fausses.

Chez les hommes, le fin du fin est la coiffure en arrière, « à l’aviateur » ou encore « à l’embusqué » - jeu de mot qui a survécu à la guerre : « loin du front ».



Expedition under Neil Merton Judd to collect dendrochronological specimens in order to date habitation of Chaco Canyon.



Science et Technologie

September 4 - In Lakehurst, New Jersey, the first American airship, the USS Shenandoah, takes to the sky for the first time.

Le physicien allemand Hermann Oberth publie « Die Rakete zu den Planetenraumen » (La fusée dans l'espace planétaire).

Vladimir Kosma Zworykin dépose le brevet de l'iconoscope, premier tube cathodique pour télévision.



Mythos :

October 23, Death of doctor Munoz, New York city. “Cool Air”



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