1934
THIS YEAR IN LAS VEGAS ...

WHILE IN THE WORLD ...

The Helldorado Celebration
This is the birth year of Helldorado, a celebration that, from now on, will take place in May of each year.
In its established program, the show will include a series of parades: the Old Timers' parade, followed by a kiddies parade, and finally a bathing beauty parade.
It will become famous also for the related world championship rodeos.

An Answer to Thirsty People
Coca Cola Company decides to built in Las Vegas a bottling plant, to cove the needs of residents as well as of visitors.

Hitler strengthens his power
The SA, brutal troops Hitler used against the opponents, are becoming to compromising. On June 29, famous as the ''night of the long knives'', Hitler orders the execution of 400 of the SA chiefs.
Most of the duties of the SA then pass to the SS, head by Heinrich Himmler. When the President Hindenburg dies Hitler, already chancellor, becomes also president.
Hitler signs a nonaggression treaty with Poland, but in secret he reinforces the Nazi army. He also inspires the murder of the Austrian leader Dollfuss, with the wish to get control of Austria.

The assassination of Kirov
Joseph Stalin does not exitate to order the murder of his closest friends, when they disagree with him. his year it is the case of Sergej Kirov.
After the assassination, Stalin acts as he was not involved. He orders official funerals, and accuses of the murder some of his opponents, in order to purge them.

The debut of Shirley Temple
At the age of six, Shirley Temple dances and sings in her first movie, ''Stand Up and Cheer''. During this year she plays ten movies, and gains millions of dollars.

The war against the outlaws
Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, after a long series of robberies that left on the ground 12 people killed, are finally intercepted in Louisiana and killed by a group of sheriffs.
In order to capture the dangerous robber John Dillinger, the Congress give more power to the agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Dillinger is found and killed in July.

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