The first Mickey Mouse comic strip is published in the New York Mirror.
President Hoover says the worst effects of the Depression will be over within 90 days.
4 to 5 million people are unemployed in the United States.
The George Washington Bridge connecting N.Y. and N.J. is completed.
Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to make a solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean.
The Institute of Real Estate Management starts in Chicago.
The game of Monopoly is invented.
Adolph Hitler becomes chancellor of Germany.
Alcatraz maximum security prison opens in San Francisco Bay.
IREM's net income is ($61.04).
President Roosevelt signs the Farm Mortgage Refinancing Act, to help farmers pay their mortgage with easier credit terms.
Shirley Temple appears in her first movie and signs "On the Good Ship Lollipop.:
The first round-the-world telephone conversation is routed from New York to San Francisco, Indonesia, Holland, England and back to New York.
Eleanor Roosevelt hosts White House garden party for female African American students of Washington's National Industrial School.
The first Social Security claims are paid.
A new order from the German Ministry of the Interior deprives all Jews of municipal citizenship.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is released.
Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Fair Labor Standards Act that raises minimum wage from 25 cents to 40 cents and hour and limits the work week to 44 hours.
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck is published.
The wizard of Oz and Gone With the Wind are released.
Churchill becomes prime minister of Great Britian.
Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor; U.S. enters World War II.
M&Ms are included in World War II soldier's rations.
U.S. national dept is $64.3 billion.
Joseph Stalin is TIME magazine's "Man of the Year."
IREM's net income is $993.61.
Milton Braley invents Chutues &Ladders game.
The digital computer, named ENAIC, weighing 30 tons and standing two stories high, is completed.
The slinky is invented by a ship inspector.
The Cold War begins.
U.S. national debt is $280 billion.
Commercial TV-with 13 stations-becomes available to the public.
Reynolds invents aluminum foil.
The Frisbee is invented.
Pietro Belluschi designs the protype of the Equitable Savings and Loan building, a "skyscraper" at 12 stories.
The frozen dinner is invented.
The very first Peanuts comic strip appears in seven newspapers.
The first credit card (Diners) is invented by Ralph Schneider.
Super glue is invented.
IREM's net income is $7,563.73.
The coronation of Queen Elizabeth II is held.
Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay of Nepal reach top of Mt. Everest.
Notre Dame du Haut is completed in Ronchamp, France.M
Dr. Jonas Salk develops the polio vaccine.
The first computer hard disk is used. …