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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in January 1929.
The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Stanley Baldwin (Conservative), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on January 1929: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 1929?


Events

  • 01 Jan 1929 Roy Riegels runs 60 yards the wrong way with Rose Bowl fumble recovery.
  • 02 Jan 1929 US and Canada agree to preserve Niagara Falls.
  • 03 Jan 1929 Bradman scores 112 vs. England at MCG - his 1st Test century
  • 05 Jan 1929 Coup by King Alexander in South Slavia.
  • 06 Jan 1929 Alexander I establishes a royal dictatorship in Yugoslavia.
  • 07 Jan 1929 Buck Rogers, first sci-fi comic strip, premieres.
  • 08 Jan 1929 CBS radio network buys WABC in New York City
  • 09 Jan 1929 KDB-AM in Santa Barbara CA begins radio transmissions
  • 12 Jan 1929 Seatrain (railroad cars on ships) service begins, New Orleans, Louisiana to Havana, Cuba.
  • 13 Jan 1929 Humanist Society established, in Hollywood, California.
  • 14 Jan 1929 Afghan King Amanullah is forced to resign.
  • 15 Jan 1929 '' Annales d'histoire économique et sociale'' begins publication in France.
  • 17 Jan 1929 Popeye makes first appearance, in comic strip Thimble Theatre.
  • 18 Jan 1929 NY Daily Mirror columnist Walter Winchell debuts on radio
  • 19 Jan 1929 Acadia National Park in Maine is established.
  • 20 Jan 1929 In Old Arizona, the first full-length talking motion picture filmed outdoors, is released.
  • 29 Jan 1929 Seeing Eye Guide Dog Organization forms
  • 31 Jan 1929 Erich Maria Remarques publishes Im West nieces Neues in Berlin

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Movies

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Weary River

Weary River

Release year: 1929

Directed by: Frank Lloyd

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Betty Compson, William Holden, Louis Natheaux

I Kiss Your Hand Madame

I Kiss Your Hand Madame

Release year: 1929

Directed by: Robert Land

Starring: Harry Liedtke, Marlene Dietrich, Pierre de Guingand, Károly Huszár

The Broadway Melody

The Broadway Melody

Release year: 1929

Directed by: Harry Beaumont

Starring: Bessie Love, Anita Page, Charles King, The Angeles Twins

Country: United States of America

Pandora's Box

Pandora's Box

Release year: 1929

Directed by: Georg Wilhelm Pabst

Starring: Louise Brooks, Fritz Kortner, Francis Lederer, Carl Goetz

Country: United States of America