Amelia Earhart

Amelia Mary Earhart (July 24, 1897 – disappeared July 2, 1937) was an American aviation pioneer and author. Continue reading

First Westbound Transatlantic Solo Nonstop flight lands in Canada

On August 18th 1932, an English Pilot by the name James A. Mollison landed at Penne field, New Brunswick, Canada Continue reading

Woman to fly a transatlantic solo flight from Canada to Ireland

Amelia Earhart, an American Aviator (a native of Atchison, KS, USA), flew out of Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, Canada on May 20th, 1932. Continue reading

Discovery of Antimatter

Physicist Carl David Anderson discovered antimatter in 1932 in a magnetic cloud chamber at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA. Continue reading

Russian Famine Caused by Communist Government

The disastrous Soviet famine of 1932-34 was a result of Josef Stalin's policy of forced farm collectivization and crop export, Continue reading

Exhibition Catalog First Used Term International Style

The term ‘international style’ was first used in an exhibition catalog, The International Style: Architecture Since 1922 in 1932. Continue reading

First Winter Olympic Games

The first Winter Olympic Games were held in Lake Placid, NY, USA, in 1932 Continue reading

National Gasoline Tax

The United States government began levying a National Gasoline Tax in 1932. Continue reading