1929 in History – What happened in year 1929

In history, year 1929 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1929.

Know what happened in 1929:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
03 AugustJiddu Krishnamurti, believed to likely be the messianic 'WorldTeacher', shocked the Theosophy movement by dissolving the Order of theStar, the organisation established to support him.
07 JuneThe Kingdom of Italy and the Holy See signed the Lateran Treatyto bring Vatican City into existence, thus ending the 'Roman Question'.
10 January The Adventures of Tintin, a series of popular comic books created by Belgian artist Hergé, first appeared in a children's supplement to the Belgian newspaper Le Vingtième Siècle.
19 AugustThe highly influential American radio comedy show Amos 'n' Andy(stars Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll pictured) made its debut.
07 NovemberThe Museum of Modern Art (pictured), often identified as themost influential museum of modern art in the world, opened to thepublic.
16 AugustA long-running dispute between Muslims and Jews over access tothe Western Wall in Jerusalem escalated into a week-long period ofviolent riots throughout Palestine.
23 AugustPalestine riots-Arabs began attacking Jews in Hebron in theBritish Mandate of Palestine, killing over sixty people in two days.
11 FebruaryTo help settle the 'Roman Question', Italy and the Holy See ofthe Roman Catholic Church signed the Lateran Treaty to establish VaticanCity as an independent sovereign enclave within Italy.
03 AugustJiddu Krishnamurti, believed to likely be the messianic 'WorldTeacher', shocked the Theosophy movement by dissolving the Order of theStar, the organisation established to support him.
08 AugustGerman airship LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin embarked on a flight tocircumnavigate the world.
10 January The Adventures of Tintin, a series of popular comic bookscreated by Belgian artist Hergé, first appeared in a children'ssupplement to the Belgian newspaper Le Vingtième Siècle.
11 February To help settle the 'Roman Question', Italy and the Holy See ofthe Roman Catholic Church signed the Lateran Treaty to establish VaticanCity as an independent sovereign enclave within Italy.
16 MayThe 1st Academy Awards (statuette pictured) ceremony was heldat the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles.
29 OctoberAbout 16 million shares were traded on the New York Stock Exchange on 'Black Tuesday', a record that stood for almost 40 years,making a total of $30 billion that had been lost over two days.
10 JanuaryThe Adventures of Tintin, a series of popular comic bookscreated by Belgian artist Hergé, first appeared in a children'ssupplement to the Belgian newspaper Le Vingtième Siècle.
11 FebruaryTo help settle the 'Roman Question', Italy and the Holy See of the Roman Catholic Church signed the Lateran Treaty to establish Vatican City as an independent sovereign enclave within Italy.
08 JuneMargaret Bondfield became the first female member of the Cabinet of the United Kingdom when she was named Minister of Labour by Ramsay MacDonald.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1929:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 DecemberDavid Doyle / Actor / United States of America
02 SeptemberVictor Spinetti / Actor / United Kingdom
02 NovemberRobert Gover / Author / United States of America
04 February Julien Chouinard / Lawyer / Canada
05 JuneDenis Coe / Soldier / United Kingdom
06 DecemberPhilippe Bouvard / Journalist / France
07 AprilBob Denard / Soldier / France
10 SeptemberJohn Golding / Historian / United Kingdom
11 SeptemberPrimož Kozak / Playwright / Slovenia
12 DecemberToshiko Akiyoshi / Pianist / Japan
13 JuneRalph McQuarrie / Illustrator / United States of America
16 AugustBill Evans / Composer / United States of America
17 SeptemberDavid Craig / Politician / Ireland
27 JunePeter Maas / Author / United States of America
27 JuneDick the Bruiser / Footballer / United States of America
29 AprilPeter Sculthorpe / Conductor / Australia
29 AugustThom Gunn / Poet / United States of America
30 March István Rózsavölgyi / Runner / Hungary
31 OctoberWilliam Orchard / Water Polo Player / Australia
31 March Liz Claiborne / Fashion Designer / United States of America

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1929:

YearName / Profession / Country
22 AprilUsha Kiran / Actress / India
28 AugustRajendra Yadav / Writer / India
18 MayVenkataraman Radhakrishnan / Scientist / India
20 NovemberMilkha Singh / Player / India
15 JuneSuraiya / Singer / India
21 SeptemberJitendra Abhisheki / Scholar / India
09 AprilSharan Rani Backliwal / Scholar / India
28 SeptemberLata Mangeshkar / Singer / India
04 AugustKishore Kumar / Singer / India
25 OctoberManepalli Narayana Rao Venkatach / Lawyer / India
06 JuneSunil Dutt / Politician / India
04 AugustKishore Kumar / Actor / India
09 NovemberK. G. Kannabiran / Lawyer / India
03 JuneChimanbhai Patel / Politician / India
14 JulyKailash Chandra Joshi / Politician / India
02 AugustVidya Charan Shukla / Politician / India
01 JuneNargis / Actress / India
02 AugustVidya Charan Shukla / Politician / India
29 MarchUtpal Dutt / Actor / India
NA DecemberTarak Mehta / Writer / India

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