FAMOUS FIRSTS OF THE 1930'S
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Some famous first of the 1930’s.
The 1930’s was a time when many
nations were struggling to find an answer to the Great Depression that began at
the end of the 1920’s. The change in lifestyle from the roaring 20’s to a more
conservative frame of mind was seen around the world. The stock market was still
declining with the lowest point in 1933. After this time, the economy began to
make a comeback. In Europe, the solution was seen in a different note with such
things as Fascism, Nazism, and Stalinism becoming the dominating solution for
the world crisis.
With all of this going on many famous first
occurred that should be recognized which include:
Ellen Church became the first airline hostess. She served
as an airline hostess on flights between San Francisco, California and Cheyenne,
Wyoming on United Airlines.
Sinclair Lewis became the first American recipient of the
Nobel Prize for literature.
Jane Addams became the first American woman to win the
Nobel Prize for Peace.
Jackie Mitchell became the first woman in organized
baseball. She was signed by the Chattanooga Baseball Club at the age of
Hattie Caraway became the first woman elected to United
Amelia Earhart became the first transatlantic solo flight
by a woman.
Frances Perkins became the first woman in United States
Marie, Cecile, Yvonne, Emilie, and Annette Dionne became
the first quintuplets to survive infancy. They were born near Callender, Ontario
to Oliva and Elzire Dionne.
Horton Smith won the first Masters Golf Tournament in the
Augusta National in Georgia.
Lettie Pate Whitehead became the first American woman to
serve as a director of a major corporation, which was The Coca-Cola Company.
Wallis Warfield Simpson became the first Time magazine
"Woman of the Year."
Jane Matilda Bolin became the first black woman judge in
New York City.
Gene Cox became the first girl page in the United States
House of Representatives.
Franklin D. Roosevelt became the first US president to
speak on television.
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