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  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Thursday Dec 3, 1931

    Winston Churchill

    Commons debated Dominion Status for India

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Thursday Dec 3, 1931

    The Commons debated Dominion Status for India on 3 December and Churchill insisted on dividing the House, but this backfired as only 43 MPs supported him. He embarked on a lecture tour of North America, hoping to recoup financial losses sustained in the Wall Street Crash.




  • Spain
    Wednesday Dec 9, 1931

    Spanish Civil War

    Spanish Constitution of 1931

    Spain
    Wednesday Dec 9, 1931

    Fascism remained a reactive threat, helped by controversial reforms to the military. In December, a new reformist, liberal, and democratic constitution was declared. It included strong provisions enforcing a broad secularisation of the Catholic country, which included the abolishing of Catholic schools and charities, which many moderate committed Catholics opposed.




  • New York City, New York, U.S.
    Sunday Dec 13, 1931

    Winston Churchill

    Churchill was crossing Fifth Avenue in New York City

    New York City, New York, U.S.
    Sunday Dec 13, 1931

    On 13 December, Churchill was crossing Fifth Avenue in New York City when he was knocked down by a car, suffering a head wound from which he developed neuritis.




  • Germany
    Saturday Dec 19, 1931

    Joseph Goebbels

    Goebbels and Quandt married

    Germany
    Saturday Dec 19, 1931

    Goebbels and Quandt married on 19 December 1931.




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