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 SeptemberMava Lee Thomas / Baseball Player / United States of America
01 March Georgi Markov / Journalist / Bulgaria
04 February Jerry Adler / Actor / United States of America
06 MayRosemary Cramp / Academic / United Kingdom
06 March David Sheppard / Cricketer / United Kingdom
10 MayAntonine Maillet / Author / Canada
11 JulyDanny Flores / Singer / United States of America
14 March Bob Goalby / Golfer / United States of America
15 January Earl Hooker / Guitarist / United States of America
16 JulyCharles Ray Hatcher / Serial Killer / United States of America
16 MayClaude Morin / Politician / Canada
19 MayRichard Larter / Painter / Australia
19 SeptemberMarge Roukema / Politician / United States of America
20 AprilBobby Hollander / Actor / United States of America
22 JulyLeonid Stolovich / Philosopher / Russia
23 MayUlla Jacobsson / Actress / Sweden
27 SeptemberBarbara Murray / Actress / United Kingdom
28 OctoberVirginia Held / Author / United States of America
30 SeptemberVassilis Papazachos / Academic / Greece
30 NovemberJoan Ganz Cooney / Writer / United States of America

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1929:

YearName / Profession / Country
24 AprilDr. Rajkumar / Actor / India
01 JuneNargis / Actress / India
06 SeptemberYash Johar / Producer / India
28 AprilBhanu Athaiya / Director / India
01 FebruaryR. V. S. Peri Sastri / NA / India
NA NAP. S. Appu / Civil Servant / India
06 JuneSunil Dutt / Politician / India
09 AprilSharan Rani Backliwal / Instrumentalist / India
11 OctoberB. B. Gurung / Politician / India
09 February A. R. Antulay / Politician / India
28 AugustRajendra Yadav / Writer / India
04 NovemberShakuntala Devi / Mathematician / India
09 FebruaryA. R. Antulay / Politician / India
09 AprilSharan Rani Backliwal / Scholar / India
04 AugustKishore Kumar / Actor / India
25 OctoberManepalli Narayana Rao Venkatach / Lawyer / India
21 SeptemberJitendra Abhisheki / Scholar / India
08 JanuarySaeed Jaffrey / Actor / India
28 AprilBhanu Athaiya / Fashion Designer / India
02 AugustVidya Charan Shukla / Politician / India

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