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Gebeurtenissen:
Herbert Hoover beëdigd als 31e President van de Verenigde Staten.
10 Januari - Kuifje, de eerste strip van Kuifje verschijnt.
31 Januari - Lev Trotski moet de Sovjetunie verlaten en gaat in ballingschap.
11 Februari - Verdrag van Lateranen: Vaticaanstad wordt een onafhankelijke staat.
14 Februari - Saint Valentine's Day Massacre: Al Capone laat een aantal rivalen vermoorden.
23 Februari - Pieter de Geus, Nederlands minister van Defensie in het Kabinet-Van Agt I.
16 Maart - Tot stand komen van het "Compromis des Belges", ondertekend door 27
socialistische volksvertegenwoordigers, één per federatie, waarbij de bedoeling uitgedrukt
werd België als eenheidssstaat te behouden, maar Vlamingen en Walen individueel en
collectief gelijke rechten toe te kennen. Dit compromis werd de wegbereider tot de
eerste taalwet van 28 juni 1932.
16 Mei - De Oscars worden voor de eerste keer uitgereikt.
24 Oktober - Beurscrash in New York; begin van de wereldwijde Grote Depressie ('zwarte
donderdag').

Geboren:
2 Januari (of 31 december), Mies Bouwman, Nederlands presentatrice.
15 Januari - Martin Luther King, Amerikaans dominee en burgerrechten activist.
16 Januari - Cornelis Johannes Krello.
17 Februari - Patricia Routledge, Brits actrice, speelde Hyacinth Bucket in de tv-serie
Keeping Up Appearances.
5 April - Hugo Claus, Belgisch/Nederlands schrijver.
7 April - Francis Ford Coppola, Amerikaans regisseur.
8 April - Jacques Brel, Belgisch chansonnier.
17 April - James Last, Duits orkestleider.
3 Mei - Cornelis Leendert Graafland.
14 Mei - Elisabeth van den Houten.
22 Mei - Hermanus van den Houten.
12 Juni - Anne Frank.
19 Juni - Cornelia van den Houten.
2 Juli - Imelda Marcos, voormalig presidents-vrouw Filippijnen.
10 Juli - Harry Bannink, Nederlands componist, arrangeur en pianist.
27 Juli - Remco Campert, Nederlands schrijver.
1 Augustus - Pieter Cornelis van den Houten.
17 Augustus - Adriaan (Adrie) van Wijngaarden.
19 Augustus - Christina Adinda Rupke.
24 Augustus - Yasser Arafat, leider van de Palestijnse PLO.
5 September - Andrian Nikolajev, Russisch ruimtevaarder (kosmonaut).
18 September - Armando, Nederlands schilder en schrijver.
30 September - Leentje van den Houten.
1 November - Rudy Kousbroek, Nederlands schrijver.
28 November - Berry Gordy (Jr.), Amerikaans muziekproducer, oprichter
van Motown Records.
19 December - Willem (Wim) Markus.
28 December - Maarten Schmidt, Astronoom.
30 December - Bob Bouma, Nederlands voormalig tv-presentator.

Overleden:
4 April - Janna van der Maas.
4 April - Carl Benz, Duits uitvinder.
22 Mei - Janna Dorst.
16 Juni - Lena Aagtje Meerse.
22 Juni - Jan Morijn.
10 Augustus - Aletta Jacobs, Nederlands arts en feministe.
23 Augustus - Karel van de Woestijne te Zwijnaarde, Vlaams schrijver.
4 September - Roelfina Jacoba (Rose) Oosterhuis.
13 Oktober - Adriaan van den Houten.
9 December - Johannes (John) van Tuinen.


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1929
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Events:
January 2 - Canada and the United States agree on a plan to preserve Niagara Falls.
January 9 - The Seeing Eye is established with the mission to train dogs to assist the
blind (Nashville, Tennessee).
January 10 - Tintin, a comic book character created by Hergé makes his debute. He went on
to be published in over 200 million comic books in 40 languages and loved across the world.
January 17 - Popeye, a comic strip character created by Elzie Crisler Segar makes his debut.
January 29 - Seeing Eye Dog organization is formed.
January 31 - The Soviet Union exiles Leon Trotsky.
February 11 - Italy and the Vatican sign the Lateran Treaty.
February 11 - Eugene O'Neill's "Dynamo" premieres in New York.
February 14 - St. Valentine's Day Massacre: Seven gangsters rivalling Al Capone are
murdered in Chicago, Illinois.
February 18 - First Academy Awards are announced.
February 26 - The Grand Teton National Park is created.
July 24 - The Kellogg-Briand Pact, renouncing war as an instrument of foreign policy, goes
into effect (it was first signed in Paris on August 27, 1928 by most leading world powers).
August 8 - The German airship Graf Zeppelin begins a round-the-world flight (will end on
August 29).
August 19 - The radio comedy show Amos and Andy makes its debut starring Freeman
Gosden and Charles Correll.
October 11 - JC Penney opens Store #1252 in Milford, Delaware, making it a nationwide
company with stores in all 48 states.
October 24 - Great Depression begins: Black Thursday and then Black Tuesday (October
29) - The New York Stock Exchange crashes, ushering in what will be a world-wide
economic crisis.
November 7 - In New York City, the Museum of Modern Art opens to the public.
November 18 - 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 area.
November 29 - US Admiral Richard Byrd becomes the first person to fly over the
South Pole.
December 3 - Great Depression: US President Herbert Hoover announces to Congress
that the worst effects of the recent stock market crash are behind the nation and the
American people have regained faith in the economy.

Year in topic:
1929 in film:
January 20 - The movie In Old Arizona was released. The film was the first full-length
talking film to be filmed outdoors.
May 16 - The first Academy Awards, or Oscars, are distributed
The Broadway Melody.
1929 in literature:
The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner.
1929 in music:
December 31 - Guy Lombardo plays Auld Lang Syne for the first time.
1929 in sports:
February 1 - Frenchman Charles Rigoulet is the first weightlifter to lift over 400 pounds
(181 kg) in the "clean and jerk" method.
1929 in television:
June 27 - The first public demonstration of a mechanical color television, by H. E. Ives
and his colleagues at Bell Telephone Laboratories in New York. The first images are
of a bouquet of roses and an American flag. The images are transmitted between
New York and Washington.
Milton Berle appears in an experimental television broadcast.

Births:
January 3 - Sergio Leone, director (d. 1989).
January 16 - Cornelis Johannes Krello.
January 26 - Jules Feiffer, cartoonist, writer.
January 28 - Acker Bilk, musician.
January 28 - Claes Oldenbourg, artist.
January 31 - Jean Simmons, actress.
January 15 - Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., American civil rights leader (d. 1968).
January 17 - Jacques Plante, ice hockey star.
February 5 - Fred Sinowatz, politician.
February 6 - Pierre Brice, actor.
February 11 - Leonard Gregory Kastle, composer.
February 14 - Vic Morrow, actor (d. 1982).
February 15 - Graham Hill, Formula One racer (d. 1975).
February 17 - Chaim Potok, author (d. 2002).
February 17 - Patricia Routledge, actress.
February 18 - Len Deighton, author.
February 18 - Hayden Fry, college football coach.
March 1 - Georgi Markov, Bulgarian dissident (d. 1978).
March 6 - Günter Kunert, writer and lyricist.
March 16 - Nadja Tiller, actress.
March 23 - Roger Bannister, athlete, first "Miracle Mile".
April 1 - Milan Kundera, author.
April 6 - André Previn, composer, conductor.
May 3 - Cornelis Leendert Graafland.
May 4 - Audrey Hepburn, actress (d. 1993).
May 10 - Antonine Maillet, Acadian author.
May 14 - Elisabeth van den Houten.
May 14 - Gump Worsley, Hockey Hall of Famer.
May 16 - Friedrich Nowottny, journalist.
May 22 - Hermanus van den Houten.
May 23 - Julian Euell, jazz musician.
May 25 - Beverly Sills, soprano.
June 2 - Norton Juster, author and architect.
June 12 - Anne Frank, German diarist of Jewish descent.
June 12 - Brigid Brophy, British writer.
June 19 - Cornelia van den Houten.
July 2 - Imelda Marcos, former first lady of the Philippines.
July 18 - Dick Button, Olympic gold-medal-winning figure skater, television analyst.
July 24 - Oriana Fallaci, Italian journalist and author.
July 25 - Somnath Chatterjee, Indian politician.
August 1 - Pieter Cornelis van den Houten.
August 17 - Adriaan (Adrie) van Wijngaarden.
August 19 - Christina Adinda Rupke.
August 24 - Yasser Arafat, leader of the Palestinian Authority.
September 5 - Andrian Nikolayev, cosmonaut.
September 25 - Barbara Walters, journalist.
September 30 - Leentje van den Houten.
October 14 - Yvon Durelle, boxing champion.
October 22 - Lev Yashin, Soviet football goalkeeper.
October 24 - George Crumb, composer.
November 2 - Muhammad Rafiq Tarar, former President of Pakistan.
November 4 - Doris Roberts, actress.
November 7 - Eric R. Kandel, neurobiology researcher and Nobel laureate.
December 6 - Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor.
December 9 - Bob Hawke, twenty-third Prime Minister of Australia.
December 19 - Willem (Wim) Markus.
December 28 - Terry Sawchuk, Hockey Hall of Fame goaltender (d. 1970).

Deaths:
January 5 - Nikolai Nikolaevich Romanov, Grand Duke of Russia.
January 13 - Wyatt Earp, Western legend.
February 8 - Maria Christina, Queen Regent of Spain.
February 12 - Lillie Langtry, singer, actress.
February 14 - Tom Burke, American runner.
March 6 - David Buick, automobile pioneer.
April 4 - Janna van der Maas.
April 4 - Karl Benz, German automotive pioneer.
May 22 - Janna Dorst.
June 8 - Bliss Carman, poet.
June 16 - Lena Aagtje Meerse.
June 22 - Jan Morijn.
August 3 - Thorstein Veblen, economist.
August 26 - Sir Ernest Satow, British diplomat and scholar in East Asia.
August 27 - Herman Potocnik Noordung, Slovene pioneer of astronautics and cosmonautics.
September 4 - Roelfina Jacoba (Rose) Oosterhuis.
October 1 - Antoine Bourdelle, sculptor.
October 3 - Jeanne Eagels, American actress.
October 13 - Adriaan van den Houten.
December 9 - Johannes (John) van Tuinen.
December 10 - Harry Crosby, publisher, poet.


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