• J.Edgar Hoover Becomes Head of the FBI

    On this day in History, J. Edgar Hoover begins his legacy with the FBI on May 10, 1924. ... By the end of the year he was officiallypromoted to director. ... before the beginning of the Watergate scandal, that Hoover's corruption
  • Mein Kamp is published

    Mein Kampf is an autobiography by the National Socialist leader Adolf Hitler, in which he outlines his political ideology and future plans for Germany. Volume 1 of Mein Kampf was published in 1925 and Volume 2 in 1926
  • Stock Market Crash Begins Great Depression

    The end of World War I heralded a new era in the United States. It was an era of enthusiasm, confidence, and optimism. A time when inventions such as the airplane and radio made anything seem possible
  • The Dust Bowl Begins

    The Dust Bowl Begins is a dust storm. OK to NY
  • Franklin Roosevelt is Elected President (1st Time)

    FDR win and new deal
  • Adolf Hitler Become Chancellor of Germany

    On this day in 1933, President Paul von Hindenburg names Adolf Hitler, .... rider of the plains” became one of the most popular and enduring western.
  • CCC is Created

    On this day in History, Civilian Conservation Corps created on Apr 10, 1933. Learn more about what happened today on History.
  • WPA is Created

    Created by the order of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Works Progress Administration was established with the passage of the Emergency Relief
  • Olympic Games in Berlin

    Hitler opened the 11th Summer Olympic Games. Inaugurating a new Olympic ritual, a lone runner arrived bearing a torch carried by relay
  • J.J. Braddock Wins Heavyweight Boxing Title

    The Boxing Register: International Boxing Hall of Fame Official Record Book said that Max possessed perhaps “the most powerful right hand in heavyweight history.” ... Baer turned professional in 1929, and won 22 of his first 24 fights, 9 with ... title defense, Max lost the title in a 15-round decision to James J. Braddock in a ...
  • Kristallnacht

    A massive, coordinated attack on Jews throughout the German Reich on the night of November 9, 1938, into the next day, has come to be known as Kristallnacht or The Night of Broken Glass
  • Grapes of Wrath is Published

    The Grapes of Wrath is an American realist novel written by John Steinbeck and published in 1939. The book won the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize for fiction, and it was cited prominently when Steinbeck was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1962
  • Wizard of Oz Premiers in Movie Theaters

    Still of Margaret Hamilton in The Wizard of Oz (1939) Still of Jack Haley in The ..... It was "Oz." Likewise, no movie has the hold on popular culture that this one does . ... Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate ...
  • Germany Invades Poland

    The Invasion of Poland, also known as the September Campaign, or the 1939 Defensive War in Poland, and alternatively the Poland Campaign or Fall Weiss in Germany, was a joint invasion of Poland by Nazi
  • The Four Freedoms Speech

    The Four Freedoms were goals articulated by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 6, 1941. In an address known as the Four Freedoms speech (technically the 1941 State of the Union address), he proposed four fundamental freedoms that people "everywhere in the world" ought to enjoy: Freedom of speech.