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

But much more happened on May 1929: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 1929?


Events

  • 01 May 1929 Farm workers' strike begins in East-Groningen.
  • 03 May 1929 Prussia bans anti-fascists.
  • 04 May 1929 Lou Gehrig hits three consecutive homeruns, New York Yankees 11, Detroit Tigers 9.
  • 06 May 1929 AL announces it will discontinue MVP award
  • 07 May 1929 quotThe Battle Of Blood Alleyquot is fought in Sydney, Australia
  • 08 May 1929 Jan Mayen island, 500 km NNE of Iceland, is incorporated into Norway.
  • 09 May 1929 WJW-AM in Cleveland Ohio begins radio transmissions
  • 10 May 1929 64th British Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 292 at Muirfield Gullane.
  • 11 May 1929 Dr Annie Webb Blanton forms Delta Kappa Gamma Society in Austin, Texas
  • 12 May 1929 Pulitzer prize awarded to Julia Peterkin (Scarlet Sister Mary)
  • 14 May 1929 Wilfred Rhodes takes his 4000th first-class wicket during a performance of 9 for 39 at Leyton; he is the only player in history to have reached that plateau.
  • 15 May 1929 Fire in X-ray film stock kills 125 at Crile Clinic (Cleveland, Ohio, USA).
  • 16 May 1929 1st Academy Awards - Wings, Emil Jennings and Janet Gaynor wins
  • 18 May 1929 55th Kentucky Derby: Linus McAtee on Clyde Van Dusen wins in 2:10.8.
  • 19 May 1929 Cloudburst causes stampede in Yankee Stadium, New York; two people crushed to death.
  • 21 May 1929 Automatic electric stock quotation board installed, New York City.
  • 24 May 1929 Detroit Tigers beats Chicago White Sox, 6-5, in 21 innings.
  • 28 May 1929 First all color talking picture On With the Show exhibited (in New York City).
  • 31 May 1929 Atlantic City Convention Center opens

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Movies

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Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis

Country: United States of America

Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest

Country: United States of America

Alien

Alien

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt, Veronica Cartwright

Country: United States of America

Once Upon a Time in America

Once Upon a Time in America

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Treat Williams

Country: United States of America

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody, Denholm Elliott

Country: United States of America