By Barry Boyce,
|March 17, 1929
|March 19, 1929
|March 31, 1929
|May 9, 1929
May 19- June 9, 1929
|June 30 - July 28, 1929
|August 16, 1929
Switzerland 200 km
|October 26, 1929
Stock Exchange - October 4, 1929, the NYSE crashed. Black Thursday
was the day when the stock market crashed, setting off the
Great Depression and a worldwide economic crisis.
- Television - Milton Berle appeared in an experimental broadcast for TV.
- England - Scotland Yard seized 12 nude paintings of D.H. Lawrence from
the Mayfair gallery on grounds of indecency.
Banks Earthquake - November 1929, an earthquake off the south
coast of Newfoundland, registered 7.2 on the ‘Richter
Scale’. The submarine earthquake centered on Grand
Banks triggered a tsunami that destroys many south coast
communities in the Burin Peninsula, killing 28.
- Music - Guy Lombardo played Auld Lang Syne at mid-night December
31 for the first time.
Wyatt Earp, 1848-1929, a western legend and fearless
lawman of Tombstone, Arizona, he was famous for the 1881
Gunfight at O.K. Corral.
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