- Real World: March 1. The son of Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Charles Lindbergh III, is kidnapped.
- Real World: May 15. Japanese troops begin withdrawing from Shanghai. Japanese Prime Minister Tsuyoshi Inukai is assassinated.
- Real World: May 16. Outbreaks of violence erupt between members of the Hindu and Muslim populations of Bombay, resulting in thousands of casualties.
- Real World: July 28. U.S. President Herbert Hoover orders the U.S. Army to remove the "Bonus Army" from Washington, D.C.
- Real World: August 10. A meteorite breaks into at least seven pieces and strikes near the town of Archie, Missouri.
- GURPS Infinite Worlds: The history of Campbell diverges from Homeline's history when science-fiction writer John W. Campbell is killed in a traffic accident. (GURPS Infinite Worlds)
- Real World: Saudi Arabia is formed.
- Real World: The Kennedy-Thorndike experiment lends weight to the Theory of Special Relativity.
New Fictional Works
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley.
Chandu the Magician, Doctor X, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Freaks, The Mask of Fu Manchu, The Most Dangerous Game, The Mummy, Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Old Dark House, Shadow of the Eagle (serial), Tarzan the Ape Man, White Zombie.
Notable Radio Programs
First broadcast of Buck Rogers in the 25th Century.
|<< Back to 1931||^Up to 1930s^||Forward to 1933 >>|