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1919

1919 History Facts:
  • The Treaty of Versailles signed 28 June, concluding World War I.
1919 Science & Technology Facts:
  • Ernest Rutherford (physicist) splits atom for the first time.
  • Wireless telephone is invented, this enabled pilots to be able to talk in-flight.
  • First non-stop flight across the Atlantic, made from Newfoundland to Ireland by John Alcock (British) & Arthur Whitten Brown (American).
  • The first airline company in the world was KLM of the Netherlands in 1919.

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