First "dive bombing" air strike conducted by U.S. Marine Corps aircraft against pro-Sandino rebel unit in Ocotal, Nicaragua.
Conservative British Government of Stanley Baldwin passes Trade Disputes and Trade Union Act as a repisal for the miner's strike of 1926. The law all sympathetic strikes illegal, forbiding Civil Service unions to affiliate to the TUC, and making mass picketing illegal.
March 31: Future UFW leader César Chávez is born near Yuma, Arizona.
April 9: Mae West found guilty of obscenity in New York and sentenced to 10 days in jail for material and suggestive ad libs in her popular Broadway show Sex; Charges were brought because of complaints by The Society for the Suppression of Vice.
June 21: Carl Stokes, first black mayor of Cleveland, is born.
November 25: The Italian Fascist State becomes more repressive with the establishment of the Special Tribunal for the Defence of the State.