Nov. 23 - The Hippodrome Theatre
, designed by Thomas W. Lamb, opens with a vaudeville show featuring jugglers, comics and four elephants. The 3,000-seat theater, the city's largest, cost about $225,000.
The Hippodrome becomes affiliated with the Loews chain of vaudeville houses.
April 11 - Firefighters rescue a horse that slipped and became wedged in a backstage door while exiting the stage.
February - Now $350,000 in debt, the Hippodrome is closed, then sold to attorney L. Edward Goldman for $14,000. Isidor "Izzy" Rappaport, a Philadelphia
promoter, leases the theater.
Aug. 28 - The Hippodrome reopens. Emcee George Jessel remarks to an audience that includes Gov. Albert C. Ritchie: "the Depression is so bad now that the squirrels in Druid Hill
Park are giving the nuts back to the people."
Sept. 22 - Acrobat Edwin J. Michaels, files a $25,000 suit in Superior Court for splinters he received while somersaulting across the stage.
Aug. 19 - The original Three Stooges
- Ted Healy, Moe and Shemp Howard - perform. Also appearing: Red Skelton
June 30 - Frank Sinatra
's Baltimore debut. Several months later, Glenn Miller
and his orchestra break house records
Dec. 8 - Ronald Reagan
and Jane Wyman
appear in Louella Parsons' All-Star Revue.
July 16 - "Miss Dinah Shore, a comely soprano, joined other stage show performers at a gala that celebrated the reopening of a reconditioned Hippodrome," reports The Evening Sun.