Major Events of 1929

  • Stock Market crash
  • Tacna Arica question is resolved
  • Riots in Palestine
  • Sports

    Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins vs. NY Rangers Series: 2-0
    US Open (Golf): Robert T. Jones, Jr. Score: 294 Course: Winged Foot CC Location: Mamaroneck, NY
    World Series: Philadelphia A's vs. St. Louis Cardinals Series: 4-1

    Nobel Prizes

    The prize was divided equally between: HARDEN, Sir ARTHUR, Great Britain, London University, b. 1865, d. 1940; and VON EULER-CHELPIN, HANS KARL AUGUST SIMON, Sweden, Stockholm University, b. 1873 (in Augsburg, Germany), d. 1964: "for their investigations on the fermentation of sugar and fermentative enzymes"

    MANN, THOMAS, Germany, b. 1875, d. 1955: "principally for his great novel, Buddenbrooks, which has won steadily increased recognition as one of the classic works of contemporary literature"

    KELLOGG, FRANK BILLINGS, USA, b. 1856, d. 1937: Former Secretary of State, Negotiated the Briand-Kellogg Pact.

    Physiology or Medicine
    The prize was divided equally between: EIJKMAN, CHRISTIAAN, the Netherlands, Utrecht University, b. 1858, d. 1930: "for his discovery of the antineuritic vitamin"; and HOPKINS, Sir FREDERICK GOWLAND, Great Britain, Cambridge University, b. 1861, d. 1947: "for his discovery of the growth-stimulating vitamins"

    DE BROGLIE, Prince LOUIS-VICTOR, France, Sorbonne University, Institut Henri PoincarŽ, Paris, b. 1892, d. 1987: "for his discovery of the wave nature of electrons"

    Pulitzer Prizes

    Drama: Elmer L. Rice ... "Street Scene"
    Fiction: Julia Peterkin ... "Scarlet Sister Mary"
    History: L Fred Albert Shannon ... "The Organization and Administration of the Union Army, 1861-1865"
    Public Service: "New York Evening World"

    Academy Awards

    Best Picture: "All Quiet on the Western Front"
    Best Director: Lewis Milestone ... "All Quiet on the Western Front"
    Best Actor: George Arliss ... "Disraeli"
    Best Actress: Norma Shearer ... "The Divorcee"