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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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Movies

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The Virginian

The Virginian

Release year: 1929

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Gary Cooper, Walter Huston, Mary Brian, Richard Arlen

Country: United States of America

The Kiss

The Kiss

Release year: 1929

Directed by: Jacques Feyder

Starring: Greta Garbo, Conrad Nagel, Anders Randolf, Holmes Herbert

Country: United States of America

The Informer

The Informer

Release year: 1929

Directed by: Arthur Robison

Starring: Lya De Putti, Lars Hanson, Warwick Ward, Carl Harbord

Woman to Woman

Woman to Woman

Release year: 1929

Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Betty Compson, George Barraud, Juliette Compton, Margaret Chambers

The Racketeer

The Racketeer

Release year: 1929

Directed by: Howard Higgin

Starring: Robert Armstrong, Carole Lombard, Roland Drew, Paul Hurst

Country: United States of America