1919. Pachelbel’s Canon is published and Germany signs the Treaty of Versailles.
1918. Ding dong the war is dead!
1917. New allies enter the Great War and existing allies depart.
1916. The madness of the Great War continues unabated.
1914. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir-presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne is assassinated by Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip.
1913. One year before the Great War. The world is in a good place.
1911. The world’s first scheduled airmail post is delivered in the UK, and the first public electric escalators are installed in a tube station in London.
1910. A year of portents and changes.
1907. Oklahoma becomes a state, the United States limits immigration, and on December 31 at midnight, the first electric ball drops in Times Square.
1906. Sweden is in the middle of a national crisis.