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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1929?


Events

  • 03 Oct 1929 British Labour government recovers diplomatic relations with USSR
  • 06 Oct 1929 12th PGA Championship: Leo Diegel at Hillcrest Country Club - Los Angeles
  • 07 Oct 1929 Ramsay MacDonald is the first British premier to address the U.S. Congress.
  • 08 Oct 1929 Mohammed Nadir Khan occupies Kabul Afghanistan / drives out H Ghazi
  • 11 Oct 1929 JC Penney opens store #1252 in Milford, Delaware, making it a nationwide company with stores in all 48 U.S. states.
  • 14 Oct 1929 Philadelphia Athletics beat Chicago Cubs, four games to one in 26th World Series. Philadelphia Athletics set World Series record of ten runs in an inning.
  • 18 Oct 1929 Women are considered ''Persons'' under Canadian law.
  • 20 Oct 1929 Bayshore Highway opens (San Francisco)
  • 22 Oct 1929 French government of Briand falls
  • 23 Oct 1929 The first North American transcontinental air service begins between New York City and Los Angeles, California.
  • 24 Oct 1929 Black Thursday, start of stock market crash, Dow Jones down 12.8%
  • 25 Oct 1929 Former US Interior Secretary Albert Fall is convicted of accepting $100,000 bribe.
  • 28 Oct 1929 Dow Jones plummets 38.33 pts (13%) to 260.64
  • 29 Oct 1929 Black Tuesday Stock Market crashes trigger the Great Depression
  • 30 Oct 1929 The Stuttgart Cable Car is constructed in Stuttgart, Germany.

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Interstellar

Interstellar

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Mackenzie Foy

Country: United States of America

Dosti

Dosti

Directed by: Satyen Bose

Starring: Sudhir Kumar, Sushil Kumar, Sanjay Khan, Baby Farida

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

Country: United States of America

Laura

Laura

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb, Vincent Price

Country: United States of America

To Have and Have Not

To Have and Have Not

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Brennan, Dolores Moran

Country: United States of America