December 1929 calendar

December 1929

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in December 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 December 1929: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1929?


  • 01 Dec 1929 Game of BINGO invented by Edwin S Lowe.
  • 03 Dec 1929 Boston Bruins begins then NHL record 14 game winning streak
  • 05 Dec 1929 First US nudist organization (American League for Physical Culture, New York City, New York).
  • 06 Dec 1929 Turkey introduces female suffrage.
  • 07 Dec 1929 Leo Diegel wins PGA golf tournament.
  • 14 Dec 1929 Alexander Zaimis elected President of Greece.
  • 15 Dec 1929 Walter Mittelholzer flies as 1st about the Kilimanjaro
  • 16 Dec 1929 Chicago Blackhawks 1st game at Chicago Stadium, beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 3-1
  • 20 Dec 1929 Mount Davidson dedicated as a SF city park
  • 21 Dec 1929 1st group hospital insurance plan offered
  • 24 Dec 1929 Assassination attempt on Argentine President Hipolito Yrigoyen.
  • 28 Dec 1929 quotBlack Saturdayquot in Samoa: New Zealand colonial police kill 11 unarmed demonstrators, an event which leads the Mau movement to demand independence for Samoa.ref name=quotMeleisea, Malama 1987, pp.137-8quotMeleisea, Malama, ''Lagaga: A Short History of Western Samoa'', 1987, ISBN 982-02-0029-6, pp.137–8
  • 29 Dec 1929 The All India Congress in Lahore demands Indian independence.
  • 30 Dec 1929 Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority incorporates
  • 31 Dec 1929 Pope Pius XI publishes encyclical Divini illius magistri
  • 03 Dec 1929 President Herbert Hoover delivers his first State of the Union message to Congress. It is presented in the form of a written message rather than a speech.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in December 1929?
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Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. - Chant of the Jungle
  2. - More Than You Know


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?