Historical Time Line
1897: William McKinley was inaugurated as president.
Sidewheel paddle steamboats traveled on the Navesink River. Trains crossed
the nation but cars were rare.
Cars, airplanes, radios and electric lights appeared and
became wide spread early in the twentieth century.
Medical science at the beginning of the century is not much different than
it had been for the past few hundred years.
By the middle of the century, antibiotic and immunizations have changed medicine.
TVs are in every home. Transitors are appearing and are changing the
world with smaller radios, TV's and a few computers.
On July 21, 1969, Neil Armstrong steps on the moon.