Date:
9 - 17 - 1931
 
Category:
Miscellaneous
 
Location:
United States  
 
Event:
Construction began on Hoover Dam (originally called Boulder Dam) in Las Vegas, Nev. The Dam was completed in 1936. The project was the first hydroelectric power plant to produce 1 million kilowatts, reaching its peak in June 1943.

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