Nancy Cunard and Louis Aragon started their affair
  Benjamin Peret joins the Communist Party
  Rene Magritte, Edouard Mesens, and others started a Surrealist group in Belgium.
  Michel Leiris m. Louise Godon, stepdaughter of Picasso's dealer Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler
  Georges Malkine Portrait of Robert Desnos
  Alexander Calder moved to Paris
  Abdul-Aziz ibn Saud is crowned King of Hejaz
  Treaty of Berlin: Germany and the Soviet Union each pledge neutrality in the event of an attack on the other by a third party for the next five years.
  Martial law is declared in Britain because of the general strike
  The French navy bombards Damascus because of the Druze riots
  Fox Film buys the patents of the Movietone sound system for recording sound onto film.
  The sudden death of Rudolph Valentino at the age of only 31 years old causes mass grief and hysteria around the world.
  All Italian Communist deputies are arrested

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