November 1918 -- Collapse of Kaiser Wilhelm II's "Second Empire."
November 11, 1918 -- Armistice is announced, end of World War I.
1919 -- Hitler works for the army after World War I, studying political groups; he joins the German Workers' Party.
January 1919 -- Treaty of Versailles is signed.
February 15, 1919 -- 1,700 Jews are murdered in the Ukrainian town of Proskoruv by followers of Simon Petlura, Ukrainian Nationalist Leader.
April 1919 -- Mohandes K. Gandhi leads the Indian Nationalist movement after a British army officer opens fire on a public gathering in the Punjab.
October 1919 -- Ty Cobb of Detroit wins the batting title for the American League with an average of .682, his last batting crown.
1920 -- Civil War in Russia, Jews suffer under warring factions,Bolsheviks win.
1920 -- First effective radio station "KDKA" in Pittsburgh announces the returns of the Harding-Cox election.
January 16, 1920 -- 18th Amendment, the "National Prohibition Act," becomes law. Individuals are allowed to produce wine for religious purposes.
February 25, 1920 -- The NSDAP - National Socialist German Workers Party - publishes a 25-point program in Munich. The party has 60 members. Hitler begins making speeches, drawing thousands; he builds the Nazi Party and the S.A. Stormtroopers, a private army.