1929 Newspapers

As the end of another decade drew near, 10 years since the end of World War I, a typical 1929 newspaper was filled with stories of scientific, technological and medical breakthroughs, as well as economic and political disasters that were changing and destroying people’s lives everywhere. Our collection of 1929 newspapers is the largest in the world, and contains authentic copies of renowned British newspapers such as The Times, The Daily Mail and The Guardian.

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1929 Newspaper Headlines Summary

Some of the biggest 1929 newspaper headlines feature stories about convoluted politics on the continent, where dictators controlled Italy and Spain and communism was rife in the USSR.

1929 was the year of the Wall Street Crash which, although not the sole cause of the Great Depression, certainly worked to accelerate the global economic crash. The repercussions of the Wall Street Crash were felt in Britain, as stock markets throughout the world fell. 1929 newspaper articles tell the fascinating stories of this unstable time in history, of a year which would determine the economic instability of the next decade. A world influenza epidemic killed over 200,000 people worldwide, the horrific Valentine’s Day Massacre occurs, the Vatican becomes a sovereign state and Italy’s fascist government bans foreign words. 1929 was an eventful year all over the world, and you can learn all about it in one of our authentic 1929 newspapers.

Also, take a look at a break down of events in our 1929 timeline.

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 1929
Wyatt Earp, gunfighter and iconic figure in American folklore (b. 1848) dies.

15th January 1929
Birth 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 1929
St. Valentine’s Day Massacre: Seven North Side Irish gangsters and rivals of Al Capone, are murdered in Chicago.

4th March 1929
Herbert Hoover is inaugurated as the 31st President of the United States, succeeding Calvin Coolidge.

14th May 1929
Wilfred Rhodes takes his 4,000th first-class wicket during a stunning performance of 9-39 at Leyton.

8th June 1929
Ramsay MacDonald founds a new Labour government.

25th July 1929
Pope 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 1929
The German airship ‘Graf Zeppelin’ begins an around-the-world flight that ends on 29th August.

24th October 1929
Wall 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.

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