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Dated Events

  • Real World: March 31. Managua, Nicaragua, is decimated by an earthquake; 2000 people die.
  • Real World: April 15. Mafia boss Joe Masseria is assassinated, leaving the Castellammarese faction leader Salvatore Maranzano as the "boss of all bosses" of the American Mafia.
  • Real World: September 10. Salvatore Maranzano and 40 other mobsters (most of which were loyal to Maranzano) are killed, leaving control of the American Mafia in the hands of a number of prominent families led by Charles "Lucky" Luciano.
  • Real World: September 18. A section of Japanese-owned rail line is blown up in what becomes known as the Manchurian (Mukden) Incident. This event is used by the Japanese to justify the occupation of Manchuria.

Undated Events

  • Real World: The Huang He floods in China, directly or indirectly causing the deaths of between 850,000 and 4 million people.

New Fictional Works

Notable Books

A Fighting Man of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs.

Notable Films

The Bat Whispers, Daughter of the Dragon, Dracula (English and Spanish versions), Frankenstein, The Phantom, Vampyr.

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