The 30's

By JH9321
  • Pluto discovered

    Pluto discovered
    Clyde W. Tombaugh, an assistant at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, discovered Pluto. For decades, Pluto was considered the ninth planet of our solar system.
  • Empire State Building Completed

    Empire State Building Completed
    When the Empire State Building opened on May 1, 1931, it was the tallest building in the world - standing at 1,250 feet tall.
  • Assassination Attempt on FDR

    Assassination Attempt on FDR
    President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt had just sat down after giving a speech at the Bayfront Park in Miami, Florida when five shots rang out
  • bonnie and clyde died

    bonnie and clyde died
    Barrow and Parker were ambushed and killed on May 23, 1934 on a rural road in Bienville Parish, Louisiana.
  • Hindenburg disaster

    Hindenburg disaster
    As the German passenger airship caught fire and was destroyed during its attempt to dock
  • Broadcast of The War of the Worlds Causes Panic

    Broadcast of The War of the Worlds Causes Panic
    Before there was television, people used to turn on their radios to listen to music, hear talk programs, and to get news. On Sunday, October 30, 1938, millions of radio listeners turned on their radios and heard realistic sounding descriptions of an attack of Martians on the United States.
  • World War Two starts

    World War Two starts
    WWII was a global military conflict lasting from 1939 to 1945, which involved most of the world's nations, including all of the great powers: eventually forming two opposing military alliances, the Allies and the Axis.