1912

  Nude Descending a Staircase Marcel Duchampwas rejected by the Puteaux Group for exhibition in the Salon des Independants.
  China becomes a Republic.
  US Marines land in Honduras, Cuba and Nicaragua (the later occupation lasted until 1933)
  Balkan Wars. Montenegro and Turkey; Turkey against Bulgaria and Serbia
  Woodrow Wilson becomes US President.
  Maria Montessori starts her first schools.
  Titanic sinks.
  Pravda begins publication
  Fernand Leger paints Woman in Blue 
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