1929 Newspaper

Commemorate a special occasion with an Original Newspaper gift from 1929

Historic Newspapers have a large archive of original newspapers from the year 1929. Our archive features an impressive range of titles and these old newspapers make a wonderful birthday or anniversary present.

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Original Newspaper Gift from 1929

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. The Newspaper Gift offers a wonderful trip down memory lane and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Your newspaper present can be further personalised by adding the recipient’s name and your own greeting on a Certificate of Authenticity, which acts as a guarantee that your newspaper is a genuine original newspaper.

News Headlines from 1929

To whet your appetite for what could be covered in your newspaper gift, here are a selection of the key events that newspapers were reporting on in the year 1929:

Date Event
10th January 1929“Tintin“, a comic book character created by Hergé, makes his debut. He goes on to be published in over 200 million comic books and sixty different languages.
13th January 1929Wyatt Earp, gunfighter and iconic figure in American folklore (b. 1848) dies.
15th January 1929Birth of Martin Luther King Jr., American civil rights leader and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1968).
17th January 1929“Popeye“, a comic strip character created by Elzie Crisler Segar, makes his debut.
14th February 1929St. Valentine's Day Massacre: Seven North Side Irish gangsters and rivals of Al Capone, are murdered in Chicago.
4th March 1929Herbert Hoover is inaugurated as the 31st President of the United States, succeeding Calvin Coolidge.
23rd March 1929Birth of Sir Roger Bannister, British athlete.
14th May 1929 Wilfred Rhodes takes his 4,000th first-class wicket during a stunning performance of nine for thirty-nine at Leyton.
31st May 1929The British general election returns a hung parliament; the Liberals will determine who has power.
8th June 1929Ramsay MacDonald founds a new Labour government.
25th July 1929Pope Pius XI emerges from the Vatican and enters St. Peter's square in a huge procession witnessed by about 250,000 people. This ends nearly sixty years of papal self-imprisonment within the Vatican.
8th August 1929The German airship ‘Graf Zeppelin’ begins an around-the-world flight that ends on 29th August.
24th October 1929Wall Street Crash of 1929: Three multi-digit percentage drops wipe out more than $30 billion from the New York Stock Exchange, causing a financial crisis.
1st November 1929An annular solar eclipse is seen around the world.
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A Newspaper From 1929

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