1931

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1930 1931 1932

Events

  • George Orwell publishes his essay "A Hanging."
  • Marx Brothers release Monkey Business
  • Great Depression: 2,998 banks fail in the United States.
  • Leonid Brezhnev joins the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU).
  • Henri Charriere is convicted of murder and sentenced to life imprisonment in French Guyana.
  • U.S. Marines continue the nineteen year long occupation of Haiti, from 1915-1934.

Timeline

  • February 6: Army and Navy Union forced to call off a bonus protest in Washington, DC.
  • March 7: "Ford Gace Bullets for Bread." Four workers killed by police in protest at Ford Motor Company's River Rouge plant in Dearborn, Michigan.
  • November: Arthur Wauchope appointed British High Commissioner for Palestine. Replace John Chancellor.
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