The Golden Age of Magic
c.1875: Alexander Herrmann's preeminence in America
*1948: Television begins to proliferate
The Golden Age of
**1893: World's Columbian Exposition "Midway", Chicago
c.1970: Advent of disability rights & political correctness
The Golden Age of Pro
1911: 2nd Hackenschmidt vs Gotch, Comiskey Park
1979: Vince McMahon Sr. renames his company WWF,
three years later sells to McMahon Jr.
The Golden Age of Roller
1935: Leo Seltzer promotes Transcontinental Roller Derby.
1973: son Jerry Seltzer folds up the business after some
years of great success.
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