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



history - the OGPU arrests Lev Trotsky in Moscow; he assumes a status of passive resistance, exiled to Alma Ata - Malta becomes a British dominion - Chiang Kai-shek is named as Generalissimo (Chairman of the National Military Council) of the Nationalist Government of the Republic of China - Joseph Stalin launches the First Five-Year Plan

culture - Turkey switches from the Arabic to the Latin-based modern Turkish alphabet - first ever east–west transatlantic aeroplane flight takes place from Dublin, Ireland, to Greenly Island, Canada - Alexander Fleming discovers Penicillin - an iron lung respirator is used for the first time at Children's Hospital, Boston - Charles Jenkins Laboratories of Washington, D.C. becomes the first holder of a television license - the first patent for the transistor principle is registered in Germany to Julius Edgar Lilienfeld - Alexander Calder's first solo exhibition at the Weyhe Gallery NYC - Villa Savoye in Poissy-sur-Seine, designed by Le Corbusier is completed - work is completed on the second Goetheanum designed by Rudolf Steiner - D.H. Lawrence: Lady Chatterley's Lover - Erich Maria Remarque: Im Westen nichts Neues (All Quiet on the Western Front) - Federico García Lorca: The Love of Don Perlimplín and Belisa in the Garden - Charles Rennie Mackintosh (†) - Italo Svevo (†)

music - Carl Nielsen: Clarinet Concerto - Maurice Ravel: Boléro - Kurt Weill, Bert Brecht: Die Dreigroschenoper (The Threepenny Opera) - Leoš Janáček (†)

first released recordings by Francis "Scrapper" Blackwell, Leroy Carr, Bo Carter, Thomas A. Dorsey (Georgia Tom), Hokum Boys, Charlie McCoy, Mississippi John Hurt, Tommy Johnson, Tampa Red, Will Shade, Curley Weaver - first commercial recordings of Cajun music are released

released recordings/songs - Leroy Carr: How Long, How Long Blues - Pinetop Smith: Pinetop's Boogie Woogie - Blind Willie McTell: Statesboro Blues - Tampa Red, Georgia Tom Dorsey: It's Tight Like That - Louis Armstrong And His Hot Five: West End Blues - Carter Family: Keep on the Sunny Side, Wildwood Flower