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With QUEEN VICTORIA DEAD in January 1901, it is the true end of an era. In September, President Roosevelt to nation's highest office. A tremendous earthquake levels San Francisco in April 1906, man conquers the elements when PERRY DISCOVERS THE NORTH POLE in September 1909, and the Titanic hits an iceberg and sinks to the bottom of the North Atlantic in 1912. World War I begins in begins in 1914, and in the midst of world chaos, the Easter Rising explodes during April 1916 in Dublin. With the War coming to a close, the Bolshevik revolution brings the Romanoff dynasty to an end in Russia in March 1917.
From horse and carriage to automobile and space exploration, these pages deliver a thrilling account of the many historic events that shape our nation and its people. These pages also renew a commitment to the philosophy Adolph S. Ochs expressed in the first edition of the paper printed under his leadershi1896: "To give the news impartially, without fear or favor, regardless of any party, sect or interest involved."
Posted February 24, 2003