On Armistace Day the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier was dedicated by President Harding at Arlington Cemetery with the burial of a World War I soldier.

Nicola Sacco and Bartolemeo Vanzetti, American anarchists, were convicted of murder after a sensational trial. Executed in 1927 after appeals were exhausted, world-wide protests of their case continued, making this event the most debated and protested court case in American history.