WHAT ALL HAPPENED JANUARY TO NOVEMBER 1929
Find out what all happened January to November 1929

The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council overrules the Supreme Court of Canada in Edwards v. Canada when it declares that women are considered "Persons" under Canadian law. (18. October 1929)

"Black Thursday" stock market crash on the New York Stock Exchange. (24. October 1929)

U.S. Admiral Richard E. Byrd leads the first expedition to fly over the South Pole. (29. November 1929)

In Old Arizona, the first full-length talking motion picture filmed outdoors, is released. (20. January 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. (14. May 1929)

King Alexander of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes suspends his country's constitution (the January 6th Dictatorship). (6. January 1929)

The first talking Mickey Mouse cartoon, "The Karnival Kid", is released. (31. May 1929)

Babe Ruth becomes the first baseball player to hit 500 home runs in his career with a home run at League Park in Cleveland, Ohio. (11. August 1929)

Indian Independence Movement: At the Delhi Central Assembly, Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt throw handouts and bombs to court arrest. (8. April 1929)

Second day of two-day Hebron massacre during the 1929 Palestine riots: Arab attacks on the Jewish community in Hebron in the British Mandate of Palestine, result in the death of 65-68 Jews and the remaining Jews being forced to leave the city. (24. August 1929)

The 1st Conference of the Communist Parties of Latin America is held in Buenos Aires. (1. June 1929)

Margaret Bondfield is appointed Minister of Labour. She is the first woman appointed to the Cabinet of the United Kingdom. (8. June 1929)

Popeye the Sailor Man, a cartoon character created by Elzie Segar, first appears in the Thimble Theatre comic strip. (17. January 1929)

In Hollywood, California, the first Academy Awards are awarded. (16. May 1929)

Jimmy Doolittle performs the first blind flight from Mitchel Field proving that full instrument flying from take off to landing is possible. (25. September 1929)

Huey P. Long Governor of Louisiana is impeached by the Louisiana House of Representatives. (6. April 1929)

Black Monday, a day in the Wall Street Crash of 1929, which also saw major stock market upheaval. (28. October 1929)

1929 Grand Banks earthquake: off the south coast of Newfoundland in the Atlantic Ocean, a Richter magnitude 7.2 submarine earthquake, centered on Grand Banks, breaks 12 submarine transatlantic telegraph cables and triggers a tsunami that destroys many south coast communities in the Burin Peninsula. (18. November 1929)

The Kellogg–Briand Pact, renouncing war as an instrument of foreign policy, goes into effect (it is first signed in Paris on August 27, 1928 by most leading world powers). (24. July 1929)

The Geneva Convention of 1929, dealing with treatment of prisoners-of-war, is signed by 53 nations. (27. July 1929)

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