The 1930's!

  • Sports and Music: Dance Marathons

    Sports and Music: Dance Marathons
    Across the United States, couples competed in Dance Marathons to see which couple could dance the longest without falling. Couples would risk thier health and some became ill, two even died, some states would outlaw these events. The longest couples record was twenty-two weeks and three and a half days.
  • pluto was discovered

    pluto was discovered
    pluto's distince from the sun is 367 billion miles away
  • Fashion and Entertainment: Pinball

    Fashion and Entertainment: Pinball
    Pinball was a fun game to play at public places or even at home if you had a machine. Every year the game got more advanced and started adding noises and high scores and was just much more fun to play. People often got prizes for beating the high score.
  • Fashion and Entertainment: Recylcing

    Fashion and Entertainment: Recylcing
    Many people were very poor and could not afford to buy a different outfit every morning, afternoon, and evening. People would recycle their clothing so that people didn't have to go out and buy them when they couldn't afford them. Every once in awhile people would reuse the same outfit all day instead of changing in the middle of the day.
  • Sports and Music: First Ever World Cup Final

    Sports and Music: First Ever World Cup Final
    The World Cup was played in Montevideo with four European teams participating. This increased the setback on FIFA in the lead-up to the 1932 Olympics. Urguay players cried tears of jot when they were the first team to hold the soccers most pecious prizes.
  • Fashion and Entertainment: Zipper Clothing

    Fashion and Entertainment: Zipper Clothing
    Zippers were invented to replace the buttons and to make it easier on sweatshirts and coats. The very first zipper wasn't much better that buttons, but it still made it easier to close shirts.
  • Fashion and Entertainment: Dracula

    Fashion and Entertainment: Dracula
    Dracula was one of the first horror movies created. People thought it was really exciting but scare. The movie was taken from a stageplay and was changed into a movie, but the characters and setting changed from the original script.
  • harold urey discovered hury water

    harold urey discovered hury water
    with a e. ruark he wrote about atoms, molocules, and quanta.
  • World Events. The Mukden Incident

    World Events. The Mukden Incident
    The Mukden Incident was an incident where a small quantity of tnt that detonated close to a railroad owned by Japan and Japan blamed Chinese dessindents and it started the Second Sino-Japanese War.
  • World Events. Second Sino-Japanese War

    World Events. Second Sino-Japanese War
    The Second Sino-Japanese War started with The Mukden Incident. China fought Japan with some help from Germany, Soviet Union, and the United States of America. The Second Sino-Japanese War ended in 1945.
  • Fashion and Entertainment: Frankenstein

    Fashion and Entertainment: Frankenstein
    Frankenstein was one of the first horror movies created. When it first came out it was meant to be scary and entertaining, but it excited people and terrified the audiences. Before each showing there was always a friendly warning before you entered the movie and a friendly warning before the movie started.
  • Fashion and Entertainment: Shoulder pads for women

    Fashion and Entertainment: Shoulder pads for women
    Shoulder pads became very important in the 1930s and people would wear shoulder pads all the time. People would wear them on dresses, sweaters, and jackets. They were known as a "chic" look and were created to look like you had square shoulders and it came down as a "V,"
  • Sports and Music: 1932 Olympics

    Sports and Music: 1932 Olympics
    The 1932 Olympics were thought to fail because of the depression still in effect. It was actually a big success including thirty-seven countries sending 1,300 athletes to Los Angeles. There were sixteen world and olympic records set in men's track and field.
  • Sports and Music: Babe Didrikson's Career Takes Off

    Sports and Music: Babe Didrikson's Career Takes Off
    In the 1932 Olympics she won medals in hurdle, javilin throw, and high jump. After, she decided to become a golfer, and she was the best woman golfer in the world of all time. In 1947, she proved she was good by being the first woman to win th British Ladies Ameteur Champianship at Scotland.
  • james chadwick discovers sub-atomic neutrons

    james chadwick discovers sub-atomic neutrons
    Uncharged particales of slightly greater mass than the protons.
  • amelia airhart flown solo across the atlantic ocean

    amelia airhart flown solo across the atlantic ocean
    amelia airhart was the first women to ever fly solo across the atlantic
  • Fashion and Entertainment: Amos n Andy

    Fashion and Entertainment: Amos n Andy
    Amos and Andy was the most popular radio show during the time. It was common for entire towns to be listening to the talk. The show had its ups and downs but the performers really understood the radio competetion and it was a great way for people to interact and stay entertained.
  • henrik dam discovered vitiman k.

    henrik dam discovered vitiman k.
    he identifeid vitiman k in 1934. Later investigating the role of vitiman e and nutrition.
  • Fashion and Entertainment: Monopoly

    Fashion and Entertainment: Monopoly
    Many people were unempolyed at the time and people would imagine playing a game and winning the lottery. The game was like real life and people would have to pay rent if they landed on someone else's property or if it was for sale they could buy it themselves.
  • Fashion and Entertainment: Radios

    Fashion and Entertainment: Radios
    Families would gather around radios and hear about upcoming events or things that happened. It was an excellent source of entertainment and it taught kids about the world and how people survive.
  • World Events. Rise of Mussolini

    World Events. Rise of Mussolini
    Mussolini and Pierre Laval signed the Franco-Italian Agreement giving Mussolini a free hand in the Abyssiaa Crisis with Ethiopia, in a return alliance against Hitler. Britain declared arms embargo on both Italy and Ethiopia. Britain cleared its ships from the Miditerranean, allowing Italy access to Ethiopia. Italy then attacked Ethiopia. East Africa was created from the merger between the Ethioipian Empire with the old colonies of Italian Somaliland and Italian Eritrea.
  • World Events. German Expansion

    World Events. German Expansion
  • the first helicopter was made

    the first helicopter was made
    the first successful aircraft in which lift is obtainable. which means that armored powered aircraft.
  • World Events. Spanish Civil War

    World Events. Spanish Civil War
    The Spanish Civil War started with a rebellion with conservitive generals against their government. The conservitive generals had support from Nazi Germany. Many civilians on both sides of the war were killed for their religious and political views. The war ended on April 1, 1939 with the victory of the rebels.
  • Sports and Music: Jesse Owens teaches Hitler a Lesson

    Sports and Music: Jesse Owens teaches Hitler a Lesson
    In the 1936 Olympics, Jesse Owens won four gold medals for the track and field events. He wanted to prove Hitler frican Americans were just as good or even better than Aryans.
  • a prototype antihistamine is product to fight allergies

    a prototype antihistamine is product to fight allergies
    having various compounds and chemical structures and fight all allergies
  • Sorts and Music: Swing is Introduced

    Sorts and Music: Swing is Introduced
    Benny Goodman and his band played in the New York City's Paramount Theater, and became the King of Swing by starting the craze that swept the nation. Soon almost every bandleader played Swing. It later included the dance "The Jitterbug" that had partners swinging eachother around.
  • the golden gate bridge was built

    the golden gate bridge was built
    they were tring to build the golden gate bridge
  • World Event. Nanking Massacre

    World Event. Nanking Massacre
    After Japan invaded China in 1931 Japan captured a formal chinese imperial capital Beijing, Beiping. After that Japan captured Nanjing and commited the Nanking Massacre. There was around 300,000 casualties.
  • Sports and Music: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is Released to Theaters

    Sports and Music: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is Released to Theaters
    Disney's first animated motion picture was released and enjoyed throughout the United States and then the World. The movie won an Acadamy Award for pioneering a new entertainment field for motion picture cartoons, it also won an Honerary Oscar Award. The movie sold ten million copies in 1994 the first week it was released on DVD, seventeen million copies in the first three weeks, and fifty million world wide.
  • Sports and Music: College Football Becomes More Popular

    Sports and Music: College Football Becomes More Popular
    In 1938, college football became so popular people complained about too many post seson games. Origionally, the Rose Bowl was the only tournament. Later, the Orange Bowl, Sun Bowl, Sugar Bowl, and Cotton Bowl was added.
  • Sports and Music: Joe Louis Teaches Hitler a Lesson

    Sports and Music: Joe Louis Teaches Hitler a Lesson
    In Yankee Stadium the first fight between Joe Louis and Max Schmelling was at first was just a simple champianship, that turned into a symbol of America versus Hitler. Max was Hitler's prized fighter and he thought African Americans were no match for their Aryan superiority, and Joe proved him wrong after the rematch he won in 124 seconds. Louis sent a message to the Nazis that we were ready to fight.
  • Fashion and Entertainment: Nylon

    Fashion and Entertainment: Nylon
    Nylon is a light weight, incredible strength, good durability, and resistance to damage. It can be used from anything like parachutes and ropes to clothing. Nylon was popular during the second world war.
  • Sports and Music: Rosseta Tharpe Starts Singing Gospel Music

    Sports and Music: Rosseta Tharpe Starts Singing Gospel Music
    Rosetta Tharpe's performances were controvertial and revolutionary in served respect. She inspired women to begin preaching and helped by singing gospel music. She was also a unique guitar player who drove traditional folk and urban blues together.
  • paul muller develops DDT

    paul muller develops DDT
  • World Events. Gleiwitz incident

    World Events. Gleiwitz incident
    The Gleiwitz incident was a staged attack by Nazi forces pretending to be poles, against the German radio station Sender Gleiwitz in Gleiwitz, Upper Silesia, Germany. It intended to create the appearance of polish aggression against Germany in order to justify the oncoming invasion of Poland.
  • World Events. The Invasion of Poland

    World Events. The Invasion of Poland
    The Invasion of Poland was when Germany, the Soviet Union, and a small Slovak group all invaded Poland. This invasion only lasted a few months and ended in October 6, 1939.