Find out what all happened January to November 1929

The Adventures of Tintin, one of the most popular European comic books, is first published in Belgium. (10. January 1929)

Fascist Italy and the Vatican sign the Lateran Treaty. (11. February 1929)

JC Penney opens store #1252 in Milford, Delaware, making it a nationwide company with stores in all 48 U.S. states. (11. October 1929)

The German airship Graf Zeppelin begins a round-the-world flight. (8. August 1929)

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

Inayatullah Khan, king of the Emirate of Afghanistan abdicates the throne after only three days. (17. January 1929)

Photios II becomes Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople. (7. October 1929)

A fire at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio kills 123. (15. May 1929)

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

The Fascist government in Italy bans the use of foreign words. (23. July 1929)

Saint Valentine's Day Massacre: Seven people, six of them gangster rivals of Al Capone's gang, are murdered in Chicago, Illinois. (14. February 1929)

The Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes is renamed to Kingdom of Yugoslavia, "Land of the South Slavs". (3. October 1929)

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

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

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

The former municipalities of Point Grey, British Columbia and South Vancouver, British Columbia are amalgamated into Vancouver. (1. January 1929)

An agreement brokered by U.S. Ambassador Dwight Whitney Morrow ends the Cristero War in Mexico. (21. June 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)

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

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