Supreme Court declares National Recovery Administration unconstitutional.
Rural Electrification Administration (REA).
NAACP campaign for federal antilynching law.National Youth Administration.
Emergency Relief Appropriation Act.
Nazi anti-Semitic laws in Germany.
Harlem ghetto riot.
Supreme Court reverses conviction of the "Scottsboro Boys."
Banking Act.Works Progress Administration (WPA).
Women account for less than 20 percent of all WPA workers; black women comprise a mere 3 percent.
The Social Security Act is passed; signed into law by President Roosevelt.
The National Labor Relations Act guarantees labor's right to organize and engage in collective bargaining.
Soft coal miners strike across the country.
Strike by midwestern milk farmers.
Public Utilities Holding Company Act.
Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) begins.
First Neutrality Act passed (replaced by other acts in 1936, 1937 and 1939).
Era of the Popular Front begins.
Show trials begin in Moscow.
Italian-Ethiopian War ends.
Organization of Teamsters Union in Minneapolis.
General strike begins in San Francisco after "Bloody Thursday."
Senator Huey Long of Louisiana, who led the popular Share Our Wealth movement and was considered a strong presidential possibility for 1936, is assassinated (September 8).Boulder Dam dedicated (officially renamed Hoover Dam in 1947) (September 30).