The Year is 1926 ...

Admiral Richard E. Byrd and Floyd Bennett are first to fly over North Pole.
Flordia land boom collapeses. People miss tax payments and mortgage payments. Businesses fail.

The Hurricane' (aka 'The Big Blow') strikes Florida 25 years before hurricanes are given names. Over 325 people killed. Over 800 missing.

Ford intiates five-day per week, eight-hour day work schedule.

U.S. Marines back to Nicaragua.


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