November 1929 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 1 Lundy Island, part of British Isles, issue its own stamps
  • Nov 4 John Baldridge's "Berkeley Square" premieres in NYC

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Nov 4 Richard E. Byrd, Laurence McKinley Gould and their polar expedition team begin a 2½ month, 1500-mile dog-sledge journey into the Queen Maud Mountains. The first exploration of the interior of Antarctica.

Aviator and Polar Explorer Richard E. Byrd
Aviator and Polar Explorer
Richard E. Byrd
  • Nov 7 NYC Museum of Modern Art opens in Hecksher Building
  • Nov 8 Jean Giraudoux' "Amphitryon '38" premieres in Paris
  • Nov 17 Pascual Ortiz Rubio elected president of Mexico

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Nov 17 Stalin throws Nicolai Bucharin out of Politburo

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin
  • Nov 18 Dr Vladimir K Zworykin demonstrates "kinescope"
  • Nov 18 Large earthquake in Atlantic breaks transatlantic cable in 28 places
  • Nov 18 Stalin routes troops to Manchuria
  • Nov 20 First broadcast of "Goldbergs" on US radio

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Nov 20 Salvador Dali's first one-man show

Painter Salvador Dali
Painter
Salvador Dali

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 1 Nicholas Mavroules, (Rep-D-MA, 1979- )
  • Nov 1 Rudy [Herman R] Kousbroek, literary (Leopold the Buch)
  • Nov 8 António Castanheira Neves, Portuguese philosopher

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Nov 9 Imre Kertész, writer (Nobel Laureate 2002) and concentration camp survivor, born in Budapest (d. 2016)

Author and Nobel Laureate Imre Kertész
Author and Nobel Laureate
Imre Kertész
  • Nov 10 Ninón Sevilla, Cuban-Mexican actress (Aventurera, Víctimas del Pecado), born in Havana, Cuba (d. 2015)
  • Nov 11 H M Enzensberger, writer
  • Nov 12 Michael Ende, German fantasy and children's writer (The Neverending Story), born in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria (d. 1995)
  • Nov 13 Steef C Weijers, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • Nov 13 Fred Phelps, American pastor
  • Nov 14 Horst Janssen, graphic Artist
  • Nov 16 Renate Rubinstein, [Tamar], German/Ned's author/columnist (Tamar)
  • Nov 17 Pieter A H Bos, Dutch lawyer/attorney general on Aruba
  • Nov 18 William Joseph "Pete" Knight, astronaut/test pilot (X-15)
  • Nov 21 Marilyn French, US author (The Women's Room)
  • Nov 22 Aleksandar Popović, Serbian dramatist (d. 1996)
  • Nov 23 Hal Lindsey, American evangelist and Christian writer
  • Nov 25 Jack Hogan, Chapel Hill NC, actor (Combat", "Adam 12", "Sierra")
  • Nov 27 Billy Nair, South African union/SACP leader (20 yrs in Robbeneiland Prison)

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Nov 28 Berry Gordy, record company owner (Motown), born in Detroit, Michigan

Record Company Owner Berry Gordy
Record Company Owner
Berry Gordy
  • Nov 29 Jackie Stallone, mother of Sylvester Stallone

Weddings in History


HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 13 Writer E. B. White (30) weds literary editor Katharine Angell (37)

Writer E. B. White
Writer
E. B. White

Deaths in History

  • Nov 3 Olav Aukrust, Norwegian poet (b. 1883)
  • Nov 6 Max von Bathe, German prince/Chancellor (1910-11, 18), dies at 62
  • Nov 17 Herman Hollerith, German/US statistician (punch card), dies at 69
  • Nov 18 Henricus Van de Wetering, archbishop Utrecht (1895-1929), dies at 78
  • Nov 24 Georges Clemenceau, French journalist/premier (1917-20), dies at 88