Franklin Roosevelt coins term "New Deal".
Japan invades Manchuria and creates puppet government.
Monarchy ends in Spain with the Spanish revolution.
The first U.S. labor strike to take place over a cultural issue occurs in Ybor City (Tampa), Florida, after the cigar factories owners abolish the lectores
Cable Act amendment rules that no American-born women who lose their citizenship (by marrying an alien ineligible to citizenship) can later be denied naturalization.Farmers' Holiday Association formed. The "Scottsboro Boys" trial begin in 1931. Ultimately eight black youths are
convicted of rape by an all-white jury in Scottsboro, Alabama
Al Capone jailed for tax evasion.
Elijah Muhammad founds the Nation of Islam in Detroit.