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Comic strip hero Popeye makes his first appearance in Thimble Theatre.
The Soviet Union, Poland, Estonia, Romania and Latvia agree not to use force in settling disputes between themselves by signing the "Litvinov Protocol."
The Vatican City is established as an independent domain within Rome by the signing of the Lateran Treaty by the Kingdom of Italy and the Holy See of the Catholic Church.
The "Saint Valentine's Day Massacre" leaves two civilians and five gangster rivals of Al Capone dead in Chicago.
The San Francisco Bay Toll-Bridge opens as the longest bridge in the world. Read More
Calvin Coolidge is succeeded after the inauguration of the 31st President of the United States, Herbert Hoover.
The first commercial flights between London and Karachi begin operation by the airline Imperial Airways.
A hung parliament is returned again in the general election of the United Kingdom, leaving the final determination on which party will govern to the Liberals.
After being signed in Paris on August 27, 1928, the Kellogg-Briand Pact goes into effect, renouncing war as an instrument of foreign policy.
133 Jews and 116 Palestinians are killed in Palestine riots in Mandatory Palestine. Read More
The British Broadcasting Corporation make the first transmissions of the 30-line television system experiment by John Logie Baird.
The $26,350,000,000 that has been decided upon by the Young Plan as the cost of all reparations to be paid by Germany over a 58½ years period due to the destruction of World War I as is finalized.
The Opel RAK.1, which was the first rocket-powered aircraft, is piloted by Fritz von Opel in front of a large crowd in Frankfurt am Main.
The New York Stock Exchange loses more than $30 billion by the occurrence of three multi-digit percentage drops.
The first Presidential cabinet member to be imprisoned for actions in office is Albert B. Fall, a former U.S. Interior Secretary, for his involvement in the Teapot Dome scandal.
The Atlantic Ocean and Africa is able to see an annular solar eclipse. Read More
Conscription in Australia ends. Read More
New York is home to the opening of the Museum of Modern Art. Read More
Demands for Indian independence is made by the All-India Congress. Read More