... dates when who was where, recordings for which label ...



history - despite strong British protests, troops from France and Belgium occupy the Ruhr area to force Germany to pay its reparation payments - Turkey becomes a republic following the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire, Kemal Atatürk is elected as the president - Beer Hall Putsch: In Munich, Adolf Hitler leads the Nazis in an unsuccessful attempt to overthrow the German government - the hyperinflation in Germany reaches its height

culture - at the International Police Conference in Vienna, the International Criminal Police (Interpol) is set up - Antigone by Jean Cocteau appears on a Paris stage (settings by Pablo Picasso, music by Arthur Honegger, costumes by Gabrielle Chanel, Antonin Artaud plays the part of Tiresias) -the premiere of Bertolt Brecht's play In the Jungle (Im Dickicht) at the Residenztheater in Munich is interrupted by Nazi demonstrators - Charles Jenkins' first demonstration of "true" television with moving images, this time 48-line moving silhouette images are transmitted at 16 frames per second from Washington to Anacostia Navy station - production of the first radio set incorporating a loudspeaker (all previously produced sets had required the use of headphones) - start of radio broadcasting in Austria and Germany - Max Weber: Wirtschaftsgeschichte - Felix Salten: Bambi, A Life in the Woods - Roy and Walt Disney founded The Walt Disney Company - Italo Svevo: La Coscienza di Zeno - George Bernard Shaw: Saint Joan - Wilhelm Röntgen (†) - Katherine Mansfield (†)

music - Zoltán Kodály: Psalmus Hungaricus - Jimmy Cox: Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out published - Vess Ossman (†)

first released recordings by Lucille Bogan, Ida Cox, Rosa Henderson, Edna Hicks, Maggie Jones (Fae Barnes), Virginia Liston, Viola McCoy (Amanda Brown), Hazel Meyers, Monette Moore, Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Clara Smith, Sippie Wallace, Sylvester Weaver, George Williams

released songs - Bessie Smith: Down Hearted Blues - Henry Whitter: Wreck On the Southern Old 97 - Fiddlin' John Carson: Little Old Cabin In the Lane