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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 1929.
The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Ramsay MacDonald (Labour), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on August 1929: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1929?


Events

  • 02 Aug 1929 Phillies Don Hurst sets NL record of 6 consecutive games with a HR
  • 04 Aug 1929 Indians, in 9th with 2 outs score 9 to beat Yanks 14-6
  • 07 Aug 1929 Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms Dutch government
  • 08 Aug 1929 1st airship flight around Earth flying eastward begins
  • 10 Aug 1929 Grover Alexander beats Phils 7-1 for his 373rd and last NL win
  • 11 Aug 1929 Persia and Iraq sign friendship treaty
  • 14 Aug 1929 Jewish Agency for Palestine forms
  • 16 Aug 1929 The 1929 Palestine riots break out in the British Mandate of Palestine between Arabs and Jews and continue until the end of the month. In total, 133 Jews and 116 Arabs are killed.
  • 20 Aug 1929 1st airship flight around Earth flying eastward completed
  • 21 Aug 1929 Chicago Cardinals become 1st pro football team to train out of town
  • 23 Aug 1929 Arabs attack Jews in Israel
  • 24 Aug 1929 43rd US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Phoebe H Watson (64 62)
  • 25 Aug 1929 Graf Zeppelin passes over SF for LA after trans-Pacific voyage
  • 26 Aug 1929 1st US roller coaster built
  • 28 Aug 1929 Frank Woolley scores his 100th first-class hundred
  • 29 Aug 1929 German airship Graf Zeppelin arrives back at Lakehurst, New Jersey, USA, completing a round-the-world flight.
  • 31 Aug 1929 The Young Plan, which set the total World War I reparations owed by Germany at US$26,350,000,000 to be paid over a period of 58½ years, is finalized.

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Movies

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The Great Gabbo

The Great Gabbo

Release year: 1929

Directed by: James Cruze, Erich von Stroheim

Starring: Erich von Stroheim, Donald Douglas, Betty Compson, Marjorie Kane

Country: United States of America

Our Modern Maidens

Our Modern Maidens

Release year: 1929

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Joan Crawford, Rod La Rocque, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Anita Page

Country: United States of America

Big News

Big News

Release year: 1929

Directed by: Gregory La Cava

Starring: Robert Armstrong, Carole Lombard, Louis Payne, Wade Boteler

The Wagon Master

The Wagon Master

Release year: 1929

Directed by: Harry Joe Brown

Starring: Ken Maynard, Edith Roberts, Tom Santschi, Jack Hanlon