x - Negative feedback makes hi-fi possible.
x - T.S. Eliot becomes a British subject.
x - General strike and unrest in Vienna after Nazis are acquitted of a political murder.
x - Lev Theremin invents the world's first electronic instrument.
x - Norwegian Sonja Henie becomes female ice-skating champion.
x - Amie Semple Macpherson + founds the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel.
x - Buck v. Bell (274 U.S. 200)- Supreme Court Case which permits sterilizations of the Feeble-minded.
x - Indiana passes second sterilization statute.3829005199
x - Cecil B. De Mille's King of Kings is released
x - Matisse's "Figures with Ornamental Background"
x - Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences founded
x - Philadelphia Sorage Battery Co. (Philco.) launched the first commercial radio for US cars
x - Volvo car company launched with first car - the OV4 (nicknamed the Jakob)
x - Leon Trotsky expelled from the Communist Party.
x - King Ferdinand of Rumania dies.
x - Pavlov writes his paper on conditioned reflex.
x - It takes 32 hours to fly from New York to San Francisco
x - Bavaria Special camps are built to incarcerate Gypsies. Eight thousand Gypsies are processed in this way.
x - Military Technology Italy accomplishes the first instance of planned military parachuting after adopting escape parachutes for the task.
x - Kuomintang leader Chiang Kai-shek establishes government at Nanking; Communists challenge his rule
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