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history - the Italian colonies of Tripoli and Cyrenaica are joined together as Libya - Adolf Hitler announces German rearmament in violation of the Versailles Treaty - Persia is renamed Iran - the Nuremberg Laws go into effect in Germany

culture - Charles Richter and Beno Gutenberg develop the Richter magnitude scale for quantifying earthquakes - house Fallingwater designed by Frank Lloyd Wright - Carl Gustav Jung: Dream Symbols of the Process of Individuation - movie Anna Karenina (starring Greta Garbo), Top Hat (starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers), Triumph of the Will (a Nazi propaganda film directed by Leni Riefenstahl) - Elias Canetti: Die Blendung - T.S. Eliot: Murder in the Cathedral - Kurt Tucholsky (†)

music - Arthur Honegger: Jeanne d'Arc au bûcher - Alban Berg: Violin Concerto - Alban Berg (†) - Carlos Gardel (†) - Leroy Carr (†)

first released recordings by Blind Gary Davis (Reverend Gary Davis), Blind Boy Fuller (Fulton Allen), Lead Belly?, Cripple Clarence Lofton, Johnnie Temple, Washboard Sam, Frank Sinatra, Big Joe Williams