Calendar and Summary for May 1934  
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  Summary of Significant Events for May 1934  
  Events occurring in May 1934 with no specific dates  
  The Netherlands Before WW2  
  The Dutch parliament granted the government emergency powers to regulate trade and industry and to control the activities of extremist political movements. Under the new measures, the government barred National Socialists, Revolutionary Socialists, and Socialists from holding political office. Despite these measures, the National Socialists continued to increase in number and influence.  
  Portugal Before WW2  
  The Portuguese government reorganized the colony of Angola/Portuguese West Africa into five provinces.  
  Turkey Before WW2  
  The Turkish government launched an active rearmament program. This action was taken in response to Italy's aggressive policies in the eastern Mediterranean.  

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