Historical Events in March 1929

  • Mar 2 Chicago Black Hawks shut-out for NHL record 8th straight game
  • Mar 2 US Congress creates Court of Customs & Patent Appeals
  • Mar 4 Charles Curtis (R-Kansas) becomes 1st native American VP

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Mar 4 Herbert Hoover inaugurated as 31st US President

31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
Herbert Hoover
  • Mar 6 Turkey & Bulgaria sign friendship treaty
  • Mar 8 US worker union commission reports of slavery in Liberia
  • Mar 9 Marcel Pagnol's "Marius" premieres in Paris

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Mar 13 Bradman scores 123 Aust v England at MCG, his 2nd Test Cricket century

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Mar 16 WHP-AM in Harrisburg PA begins radio transmissions
  • Mar 17 General Motors acquires German auto manufacturer Adam Opel
  • Mar 17 Spanish dictator Primo de Rivera closes university of Madrid
  • Mar 18 Dmitri Shostakovitch's "The new Babylon" premieres in Leningrad
  • Mar 22 KIT-AM in Yakima WA begins radio transmissions
  • Mar 22 USCG vessel sank Canadian schooner suspected of carrying liquor
  • Mar 22 88th Grand National: Robert W. H. Everett aboard Gregalach wins
  • Mar 23 1st telephone installed at the President’s desk under the Hoover administration at the White House
  • Mar 27 US Ladies' Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson
  • Mar 27 US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner
  • Mar 28 Democratic constitution goes into effect in Ecuador
  • Mar 29 Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins sweep NY Rangers in 2 games