- February: Tutankhamun's mummy is found in his tomb.
- Former and last Chinese emperor P'u-i's residence at the imperial palace comes to end twelve years after his reign.
- Plutarco Calles becames president of Mexico.
- Albert Schweitzer returns to Africa.
- The eruption of Kilauea occours.
- Behind the Great Wall (Glossary)
- Young Indiana Jones and the Mountain of Fire (Historical note)
- Indiana Jones and the Unicorn's Legacy (Flashback)
- Who Are Those Guys? (Non-fiction source)
- Schweitzer (Non-fiction source)
- The World of Indiana Jones
- Howard Carter and the Tomb of Tutankhamun (Non-fiction source)
- Franz Kafka's Dark Truth (Non-fiction source)
- Indiana Jones: The Ultimate Guide
Notes and references