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|Centuries:||19th century – 20th century – 21st century|
|Decades:||1900s 1910s 1920s – 1930s – 1940s 1950s 1960s|
|Years:||1930 1931 1932 – 1933 – 1934 1935 1936|
Events[change | edit source]
- January 28 – Choudhary Rahmat Ali has chosen the name Pakistan in his pamphlet
- January 30 – Adolf Hitler appointed Chancellor of Germany by President Paul von Hindenburg.
- March 3
- March 10 – Earthquake in Long Beach, California.
- March 20 – Dachau, the first Nazi concentration camp, is completed
- May 8 – Mahatma Gandhi begins a 21 day fast in protest for India.
- September 26 – A Hurricane in Tampico, Mexico kills 1.000 people.
- December 5 – Prohibition ends
- The Toyota company starts in Japan.
Births[change | edit source]
- February 18 – Yoko Ono, singer, artist, wife of John Lennon
- April 7 – Wayne Rogers, actor
- August 18 – Roman Polanski, movie director
- August 25 – Tom Skerritt, actor
- October 10 – Jay Sebring, hairstylist
- December 11 – Aquilino Pimentel, Jr.
- December 23 – Akihito, Emperor of Japan
Deaths[change | edit source]
Nobel Prizes[change | edit source]
- Nobel Prize in Physics – Erwin Schrödinger, Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac
- Medicine – Thomas Hunt Morgan
- Literature – Ivan Alekseyevich Bunin, Russian writer
- Peace – Sir Norman Angell, British lecturer, writer, and Member of Parliament for the Labour Party.
Movies released[change | edit source]
- 42nd Street
- Alice in Wonderland
- Duck Soup
- Gold Diggers of 1933
- King Kong
- Little Women, starring Kathrine Hepburn
- The Private Life of Henry VIII, starring Charles Laughton
- The Prizefighter and the Lady, starring Max Baer, Myrna Loy, Primo Carnera and Jack Dempsey
- Queen Christina, starring Greta Garbo
- Secret of the Blue Room, starring Paul Lukas, Gloria Stuart and Lionel Atwill
- Secrets, starring Mary Pickford
- She Done Him Wrong, starring Cary Grant amd Mae West
- The Son of Kong, starring Robert Armstrong and Helen Mack
- Sons of the Desert, starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy
- State Fair, starring Janet Gaynor, Will Rogers and Lew Ayres
Hit songs[change | edit source]
- "Did You Ever See A Dream Walking?" by Eddy Duchin
- "Just An Echo In the Valley" by Bing Crosby; also version by Rudy Vallee
- "Lazy Bones" by Ted Lewis Band; also version by Don Redman's band
- "Let's All Sing Like the Birdies Sing" by Ben Bernie
- "Night and Day" by Eddy Duchin
- "Shadow Waltz" by Bing Crosby
- "Stormy Weather" by Ethel Waters
- "You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me" by Bing Crosby with Guy Lombardo's Royal Canadians