30s-40s

Events

Al Capone arrested for tax evasion

Approx. 1931

Amelia Earhart becomes first woman to fly solo across the atlantic

May 20th, 1932

Franklin D. Roosevelt elected president and ended Prohibition

Approx. 1933

Bonnie and Clyde gunned to death by police.

May 23 1934

Social Security Act

August 14, 1935

Hoover Dam Finished

1936

Hindenburg Disaster

May 6 1937

Superman made his first appearance on a comic book.

June 1938

Gone with the Wind, The Wizard of Oz (famous year for movies)

1939

Franklin D. Roosevelt elected to a third term.

November 5 1940

Pearl Harbor Attack

December 7, 1941

Manhattan Project

1942

Zoot Suit riots

June 3, 1943

D day

June 6 1944

Atomic Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima And Nagasaki

August 1945

"It's A Wonderful Life" Movie Premiere

1946

Jackie Robinson Integrates Baseball

April 15, 1947

Harry Truman Elected After Headlines Say Otherwise

1948