The Haunted

Time moves on

...always forwards, never backwards

 

Timeline

  • 16 June 1903, Henry Ford (A Machinist and Engineer) forms the Ford Motor Company to manufacture Automobiles.
  • 17 December 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright made the first successful man-powered airplane flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.
  • December 1903, The world’s first nickelodeon opened showing a silent film called The Great Train Robbery the name was used as it cost 5 cents or a nickel to watch the movie or live vaudeville acts.
  • 02 January 1905, Japanese troops capture Port Arthur from Russia, a blow to national morale and causing further discontent within Russia.
  • 22 January 1905, The massacre of peaceful demonstrators in the square before the Winter Palace, St. Petersburg, on Bloody Sunday helps trigger the abortive Revolution of 1905.
  • 08 February 1905, Cyclone hits Tahiti & adjacent islands, killing some 10,000 people.
  • 11 February 1905, Pope Pius X publishes encyclical Vehementer nos.
  • 03 March 1905, Tsar Nicholas II of Russia agrees to summon a ‘consultative assembly’ and concedes other points including an edict of religious toleration, relief for Jews, and the cancellation of certain debts.
  • 04 March 1905, Theodore Roosevelt is sworn in for a full term as President of the United States.
  • 13 March 1905, Mata Hari introduces her exotic dance act in Paris.
  • 01 April 1905, “SOS” first adopted as a morse distress signal (· · · – – – · · ·) by German government.
  • 04 April 1905, Earthquake in Kangra India, kills 20,000.
  • 12 April 1905, French Dufaux brothers test helicopter.
  • 07 June 1905, Norway dissolves union with Sweden (in effect since 1814), and Norway achieves full independence.
  • 08 June 1905, US President Theodore Roosevelt sends identical notes to Japan and Russia urging them to negotiate and end hostilities, offering his personal services.
  • 29 June 1905, The Automobile Association is founded in the United Kingdom.
  • 01 July 1905, Albert Einstein introduces his theory of special relativity.
  • 05 August 1905, First meeting of the Russian and Japanese peace commissioners takes place in US President Theodore Roosevelt’s home at Oyster Bay, New York.
  • 05 September 1905, Russo-Japanese War – Treaty of Portsmouth: In New Hampshire, a treaty mediated by U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt is signed by victor Japan and Russia. Russia cedes the island of Sakhalin and port and rail rights in Manchuria to Japan.
  • 02 October 1905, HMS Dreadnought is laid down in the United Kingdom, revolutionizing battleship design and triggering a naval arms race.
  • 05 October 1905, Orville and Wilbur Wright’s “Flyer III” flight 38.5 km in 38.3".
  • 13 October 1905, A railroad strike, begun on October 7 (October 20), swiftly developed into a general strike in most of the large cities across Russia.
  • 30 October 1905, October Manifesto: Tsar Nicholas II of Russia is forced to announce the granting of his country’s first constitution (the Russian Constitution of 1906), conceding a national assembly (State Duma) with limited powers.

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