Item No: pixc00299
Title: That's So, There're Other Spots To Think Of!
Additional Title: That's So, There're Other Spots To Think Of!
Print and Picture Collection
1933 Dec, In France the financial scandal known as the Stavisky Affair triggered right-wing agitation that caused a major crisis for the government. In December 1933 the bonds issued by the credit organization of financier Alexandre Stavisky were found to be worthless and in January 1934 Stavisky was found dead.
1934 Feb 6, In France anti-republican and Fascist forces seized upon the Stavisky scandal and instigated anti-government demonstrations, culminating in the February 6, 1934 riot in front of the Chamber of Deputies in which 15 were killed.
1934 Mar 3, John Dillinger broke out of jail using a wooden pistol in Crown Point, Indiana.
1934 May 15, US Dept. of Justice offered $25,000 reward for John Dillinger, dead or alive.
1934 Jul 22, John Dillinger (b.1903) was shot to death by federal agents outside Chicago’s Biograph Theater.
1934 Jun 30, Adolf Hitler began his "blood purge" of political and military leaders in Germany.
1934 Nov 23, U.S. and Britain agreed on a 5-5-3 naval ratio with both countries allowed to build five million tons of naval ships while Japan can only build three; Japan denounced the treaty.
1934 Dec 29, Japan renounced the Washington Naval Treaty of 1922 and the London Naval Treaty of 1930.
(AP, 12/29/97)(HN, 12/29/98)
- "Timeline 1932-1933." Timelines of History. Web. 3 Nov. 2015. http://www.timelines.ws/20thcent/1932_1933.HTML.
- "Timeline 1934-1935." Timelines of History. Web. 3 Nov. 2015. http://www.timelines.ws/20thcent/1934_1935.HTML.
Created for Evening Public Ledger, date unknown.
Sykes, Charles Henry, 1882-1942 - Artist