1930s Timeline of Events

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01
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1930

Mahatma Gandhi, Indian nationalist and spiritual leader, led the Salt March in protest against the government monopoly on salt production. Central Press / Getty Images

02
of 10
1931

Christ the Redeemer
Bettmann / Contributor / Getty Images

03
of 10
1932

Amelia Earhart
FPG/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

04
of 10
1933

FDR
Bettmann / Contributor / Getty Images

05
of 10
1934

Mao Zedong
Mao Zedong led approximately 100,000 communists over 5,600 miles to escape Nationalist Government troops. De Agostini Picture Library / Getty Images

06
of 10
1935

Monopoly board game
Bettmann / Contributor / Getty Images

07
of 10
1936

Nazi Olympics
© Hulton-Deutsch Collection / CORBIS / Corbis via Getty Images
  • All German Boys Must Join Hitler Youth
  • Carnegie Publishes How to Win Friends and Influence People
  • Hoover Dam Completed
  • King Edward VIII Abdicates
  • Nazi Olympics in Berlin
  • Rome-Berlin Axis Formed
  • RMS Queen Mary Makes Maiden Voyage
  • Spanish Civil War Begins
  • Stalin's Great Purge Begins
  • The Book Gone With the Wind First Published
  • The Prototypical Superhero Phantom First Appears

08
of 10
1937

Hindenberg explosion
Sam Shere / Getty Images

09
of 10
1938

Superman
Hulton Archive / Getty Images

10
of 10
1939

Albert Einstein
MPI / Getty Images

 

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