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WORLD EVENTS: 1916 WORLD EVENTS
  • Henry Ford's Model T, of which 577,936 are produced this year, sells for only $360, down from the $850 price of just eight years earlier

  • The discovery of heparin by a Johns Hopkins medical student marks an important advance in the prevention of internal blood clotting.

  • The theory of progressive education is formulated by John Dewey

  • Theodore Dreiser's 1915 novel The Genius is suppressed in New York City

  • Woodrow Wilson is reelected President of the United States

  • The Eighth Symphony of Gustav Mahler premieres in a performance by the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra

  • Margaret Sanger opens the first birth control clinic

  • Jeannette Rankin is the first woman elected to Congress
  • 1916
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