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Libya is formed by the combining of Tripoli and Cyrenaica, previously Italian colonies. Read More
The first solo flight traveling from Hawaii to California is piloted by Amelia Earhart. Read More
The Barker Gang and FBI engage in a gun battle, ultimately resulting in the deaths of the gang members.
Virginia's Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company is the first to sell canned beer. Read More
Medically operated abortions are deemed legal in Iceland, making it the first county to do so.
Germany's medical journal, Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift, announces the identification and further development of the first effective antibiotic, Prontosil.
Flight passing over the White House is deemed illegal. Read More
The popular Looney Tunes character Porky Pig makes his first appearance in the release of I Haven't Got a Hat.
Violating the 1919 Treaty of Versailles, Germany prepares for re-armament as declared for by Adolf Hitler.
The Roerich Pact is signed for the purpose of ensuring the protection of Artistic and Scientific Institutions and Historic Monuments
The Moscow Metro rapid transit system is opened by Joseph Stalin. Read More
The National Industrial Recovery Act is announced as unconstitutional by the United States Supreme Court.
Boston Braves Babe Ruth plays his last career game against the Philadelphia Phillies. Read More
The American film studio known as 20th Century Fox is developed from 20th Century Pictures, Inc.
Dr. Robert Smith and associate William Wilson start the well known program for those with alcohol addictions known as Alcoholics Anonymous.
Parking meters appear for the first time in Oklahoma City. Read More
One of the largest and most well-known Advertising Agencies, Leo Burnett, is established in Chicago.
The Social Security Act creating the Social Security System is ratified upon the signature of the United States President, Franklin Roosevelt.
The Hoover Dam is dedicated by the President of the United States, Franklin Roosevelt. Read More
Ethiopia is raided by Italian General Emilio de Bono, thus beginning the Second Italo-Abyssinian War.
The famous Monopoly board game comes out by the Parker Brothers. Read More
The classic novella A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, is remade into the British film Scrooge and is debuted in the United States for the first time.