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Headlines From 1929 Events UK

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. A 1929 Newspaper offers the ultimate insight into 1929 news as it offers a true window into how the world once was, reported first hand from those living at that time. Birthday Newspapers offer 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.

Headlines From 1929 Events

Not only will your newspaper be a fantastic way to discover 1929 history but it will also be a treasured gift of high sentimental value. This is made even more special with the certificate of authenticity included with every 1929 newspaper, at no extra charge. This can be personalised with not only the recipients name and the occasion but also a personal message. Add the perfect finishing touch to this special gift with one of our many stunning presentation options, ranging from commemorative keepsake folders to beautifully crafted gift boxes.

These look great but will also help to store your 1929 newspaper so that it can be referred to and enjoyed for many years to come. Not just by the person receiving it but by future generations that will enjoy sharing trips down memory lane as the 1929 pictures, headlines and news reports bring back fond memories from the past.

Newspaper 1929 Article Coverage

Please see below for a breakdown of important events that happened in 1929 which are likely to be covered in your newspaper dependent on the date selected. If you're looking for specific 1929 news headlines then please feel free to contact our archivist team who are experts when it comes to researching old newspapers from this significant period of historical interest.

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

Shown as an example of papers printed at this time (click to enlarge).