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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1929 by topic:
By country
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Establishments and disestablishments categories
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1929 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1929
Ab urbe condita 2682
Armenian calendar 1378
Assyrian calendar 6679
Bahá'í calendar 85–86
Bengali calendar 1336
Berber calendar 2879
British Regnal year 19 Geo. 5 – 20 Geo. 5
Buddhist calendar 2473
Burmese calendar 1291
Byzantine calendar 7437–7438
Chinese calendar 戊辰(Earth Dragon)
4625 or 4565
    — to —
己巳年 (Earth Snake)
4626 or 4566
Coptic calendar 1645–1646
Discordian calendar 3095
Ethiopian calendar 1921–1922
Hebrew calendar 5689–5690
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1985–1986
 - Shaka Samvat 1850–1851
 - Kali Yuga 5029–5030
Holocene calendar 11929
Igbo calendar 929–930
Iranian calendar 1307–1308
Islamic calendar 1347–1348
Japanese calendar Shōwa 4
Javanese calendar 1859–1860
Juche calendar 18
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4262
Minguo calendar ROC 18
Nanakshahi calendar 461
Thai solar calendar 2471–2472

1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (dominical letter F) of the Gregorian calendar, the 1929th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 929th year of the 2nd millennium, the 29th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1920s decade.

This year marked the end of a period known in American history as the Roaring Twenties after the Wall Street Crash of 1929 ushered in a worldwide Great Depression. In the Americas, an agreement was brokered to end the Cristero War a Catholic counter-revolution in Mexico. The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, a British high court, ruled that Canadian women are persons in the Edwards v. Canada (Attorney General) case. The 1st Academy Awards for film were held in Los Angeles, while the Museum of Modern Art opened in New York City. The Peruvian Air Force was created.

In Asia, the Republic of China and the Soviet Union engaged in a minor conflict after the Chinese seized full control of the Manchurian Chinese Eastern Railway, which ended with a resumption of joint administration. In the Soviet Union, General Secretary Joseph Stalin expelled Leon Trotsky and adopted a policy of collectivization. The Grand Trunk Express began service in India. Rioting between Muslims and Jews in Jerusalem over access to the Western Wall took place in the Middle East. The centenary of Western Australia was celebrated.


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