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Great Depression timeline
8 months ago
11 Sep 2017
Olympics held in Berlin, Germany where Jesse Owens (USA) wins 4 gold medals
Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act
Failure of the Bank of the United States
Economy bottoms out
The attack on Pearl Harbor Navy Base spurs the U.S. into war
Hitler invades Poland
Franklin Delano Roosevelt delivered his naugural Address
Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean
The Hottest year on record to that point causes massive droughts
21st Amendment Ratified
Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow die after a shootout with FBI.
FDR elected to a second term
Legendary player Babe Ruth retires from the sport of baseball after hitting his 714th home-run.
Civilian Conservation Corps Created
Adolf Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany
The very first "Superman" comic is issued by Action Comics.
Ball-Point Pen Invented
Sticky Tape is invented
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