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The year 1930 marks the beginning of the Great Depression. Access to information of all the events, not only leading up to, but also surrounding this massive event is available in our archive. Some of the most notable events from the year 1930, including the Great Depression, is the announcement of Pluto as a planet, the institution of the Motion Picture Production Code, the completion of the Turkish-Siberia Railway, the London Naval Treaty, and so much more! Each title is available individually, and all are searchable via an interface that allows users to easily view, search, zoom, print and save digital page images.
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This day is declared as Independence Day by the Indian National Congress. Read More
Scotch Tape makes its first appearance, invented by Richard Gurley Drew and marketed by the 3M Company.
Clyde Tombaugh announces Pluto's existence after studying photos taken the month before.
Springfield, Massachusetts distributes the first Clarence Birdseye frozen foods in stores.
Mahatma Gandhi and 80 or so followers start a march towards the sea, protesting the British monopoly on salt.
Strict guidelines are placed on films in regards to sex, crime, religion and violence by the newly instituted Motion Picture Production Code.
The Chittagong armory raid starts a Rebellion in India. Read More
The Looney Tunes, Warner Bros. first cartoon series, is released and runs until 1969. Read More
The completion of Turkestan–Siberia Railway.
The London Naval Treaty is signed by the United Kingdom, Japan and the United States with the intention of regulating submarine warfare and limiting naval shipbuilding.
Amy Johnson finishes her flight from England to Australia as the first woman to make this flight solo.
The United States Department of the Treasury establishes the Bureau of Narcotics. Read More
The Smoot–Hawley Tariff Act becomes a law with the signing of President Herbert Hoover.June 17 – The Smoot–Hawley Tariff Act becomes a law with the signing of President Herbert Hoover.
The first airing of radio drama The Shadow occurs in the United States. Read More
Cartoon character Betty Boop makes her premiere in Dizzy Dishes. Read More
48 people die when a British airship heading to India crashes in France. Read More
Jewish immigration is restricted into Mandatory Palestine by the demands made in a British White Paper.
The Washington Naval Treaty made in 1925 is modified by the ratifications made on the London Naval Treaty of this year .
Emperor of Ethiopia is Haile Selassie. Read More
The right to vote in elections is given to adult Turkish women. Read More
The start of the Great Depression is marked by the request of $150 million made by President Herbert Hoover toward the United States Congress for programs with the intention of creating jobs and helping the economy.
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