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The building of San Francisco Bay's famous Golden Gate Bridge starts. Read More
Sir Charles Kingsford Smith is pilot to a flight traveling from Australia to New Zealand, the first of which for the purpose of commercial transport.
The 20th Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified, changing Inauguration Day from March 4 to January 20 starting in 1937.
German President Paul von Hindenburg announces Germany's newly established Chancellor, Adolf Hitler.
The first airing of the radio show the Lone Ranger occurs in American. Read More
An assassination attempt made towards Franklin D. Roosevelt fails, but Chicago Mayor Anton Cermak is injured in the crossfire.
The first publication of the still-present Newsweek Magazine is made in the United States.
A proposal for the 21st Amendment to the Constitution is made in the form of the Blaine Act, which is ratified on December 5th, officially ending Prohibition in the U.S.
The Reichstag Parliament building in Germany catches fire, the circumstances surrounding this occurrence are questionable.
The original King Kong movie debuts at New York's City's Radio City Music Hall and the Roxy Theatre.
Franklin D. Roosevelt's famous statement, "the only thing we have to fear, is fear itself," is made for the first time.
A "Bank Holiday" is announced by newly elected President Franklin D. Roosevelt in response to the Great Depression, in which banks are to stay closed and all financial transactions are to be frozen until March 13th.
Construction of the first concentration camp built by the Nazis, Dachau, is complete. Read More
Adolf Hitler becomes dictator of Germany by the ratification of the Enabling Act by the German Parliament.
The gold standard is abandoned in the United States. Read More
The Nazi party gains the Stahlhelm organization as acquaintances. Read More
The United States executes the Agricultural Adjustment Act. Read More
A township near Camden, New Jersey is home to the very first drive-in movie theater. Read More
Comiskey Park in Chicago is home to the very first Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Read More
Winston Churchill speaks for the first time in the issue of the re-armament of Germany and the possible threat that this could ensue.
Participation in the League of Nations and the World Disarmament Conference is withdrawn by Germany after they are denied the ability to expand their defense armaments.
Albert Einstein flees Nazi Germany to the United States where he establishes himself at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton in New Jersey.
The Civil Works Administration is created and announced by President Franklin D. Roosevelt as an organization with the intention of creating jobs for a majority of those who are unemployed.
The ratification of the 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution occurs, officially ending Prohibition.
A patent for FM radio is made.
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