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1931

1932

history - conflict between Japan and China in the Battle of Shanghai - Adolf Hitler obtains German citizenship by naturalization, opening the opportunity for him to run in the 1932 election for Reichspräsident - massive riots between Hindus and Muslims in Bombay leave thousands dead and injured - bans against the SS and SA are overturned in Germany - Hermann Göring is elected as chairman of the German Senate - Mohandas Gandhi begins a hunger strike in Poona prison - Iraq becomes an independent kingdom under Faisal - German president Hindenburg begins negotiations with Adolf Hitler about the formation of a new government - unemployment in the USA ca. 33%, a similar level of unemployment now affects Germany, many people in depressed countries are now not receiving unemployment benefit due to governments not being able to afford benefit payments

culture - the first positron and neutron are discovered - the International Exhibition of Modern Architecture at the Museum of Modern Art in New York spreads the international style - New York City's Palace Theatre fully converts to a cinema, which is considered the final death knell of vaudeville as a popular entertainment in the United States - movie Tarzan the Ape Man, with Olympic gold medal swimmer Johnny Weissmuller in the title role - movie Grand Hotel, starring Greta Garbo - Aldous Huxley: Brave New World - Joseph Roth: Radetzky March - Edgar Wallace (†)

music - Maurice Ravel: Concerto in G - Eugen d'Albert (†) - John Philip Sousa (†)

first released recordings by

released recordings/songs - Louis Armstrong: All Of Me

1933

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