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  Stock Market Crash of 1929
From 1921 to 1929, the Dow Jones rocketed from 60 to 400!
By November of 1929, the Dow sank from 400 to 145.
The Depression was the time from October 1929 to the mid 1930’s.
www.stock-market-crash.net /1929.htm   (688 words)

  United Kingdom general election, 1929 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1929 UK general election was held on 30th May 1929, and resulted in a hung parliament.
It was the first of only two elections under universal suffrage in which a party lost the popular vote but gained a plurality of seats (the other being 1951).
In 1929 that party was Ramsay MacDonald's Labour, which won the most seats in the Commons for the first time ever but failed to get a majority.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_Kingdom_general_election,_1929   (148 words)

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www2.warwick.ac.uk /fac/soc/economics/staff/faculty/harrison/aviaprom/ver5/1929.doc   (4398 words)

 1929 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar).
January 2 - Canada and the United States agree on a plan to preserve Niagara Falls.
November 18 - 1929 Grand Banks earthquake: Off the south coast of Newfoundland in the Atlantic Ocean, a Richter magnitude 7.2 submarine earthquake centered on Grand Banks, breaks 12 submarine transatlantic telegraph cables and triggers a tsunami that destroys many south coast communities in the Burin Peninsula area, killing 28.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1929   (2081 words)

 The crash of 1929
The roots of the crash of 1929 are to be sought in the economic consequences of World War I, which was itself a product of the British geopolitical machinations of King Edward VII and his circles.
The panic of 1929 is a prime example of a financial collapse which was not prevented by the Federal Reserve.
Between July 1928 and February, 1929, the New York Fed lending rate was 5%, half a point higher than the 4.5% that was the going rate at the Bank of England.
www.tarpley.net /29crash.htm   (19357 words)

 The Crash of 1929   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Economists used a yardstick from the Jazz Age to evaluate this 'correction'; the yardstick was the crash of October 1929.
The crash of 1929 continues to be a fascinating example of panic in high finance and is still a staple of Economics 101.
In 1929, even in 1928, the warnings of an economic disaster were heeded by some of the Wall Street denizens.
www.btinternet.com /~dreklind/thecrash.htm   (1932 words)

 Greatest Films of 1929
April realizes, however, that her needs are not met with audience applause, so she leaves the stage to marry a nice young man who has been courting her.
The plot hinging on a Florida real-estate development scheme is less significant than the antics of the Marx Brothers, including some classic scenes (the auction scene and the "Why a Duck?" routine) and Harpo's first horn-honking.
A western film and adaptation of a pulp novel, the story of the conflict between a Wyoming ranch-hand foreman, the Virginian (Gary Cooper) and a group of outlaws who are changing brands and rustling cattle.
www.filmsite.org /1929.html   (384 words)

 1929 New York Yankees Schedule with Wins, Losses, Scores and Splits
Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a comprehensive team schedule for the 1929 New York Yankees with dates for every game played, opponents faced, a final score, and a cumulative record for the 1929 season.
The 1929 New York Yankees (click team name for complete roster) home / road splits for the regular season were 49-28 (0.636 winning percentage) at home and 39-38 (0.506 winning percentage) away.
During the regular season the 1929 New York Yankees scored the most runs (17) on June 9, 1929 versus the St. Louis Browns.
www.baseball-almanac.com /teamstats/schedule.php?y=1929&t=NYA   (188 words)

 Famous First Bubbles?: Stock market crash 1929
Thus, apart from the direct cause of the panic selling on a few days in October 1929, and perhaps the magnitude of those single-day price declines, there is nothing particularly strange in the behavior of stock prices before or after October 1929.
In October 1929 regulators denied the utility company Boston Edison a request for a stock split, fearing further price speculation on a price considered already higher than justified, and accusing the company of earning monopoly profits.
On October 28, 1929 the Smooth-Hawley tariff was enacted.
people.few.eur.nl /smant/m-economics/crash1929.htm   (1121 words)

 Nasdaq Bear Market of 2000-2003 vs. 1929 Stock Market Crash
The first is the startling similarity between the current Nasdaq bear market and the 1929 crash.
A second observation is that the pace of this bear market has been flirting with the pace of the 1929 crash right from the beginning.
In fact, in the first year of the current crash, the pace was actually ahead of the pace of the 1929 market.
lowrisk.com /nasdaq-1929.htm   (834 words)

 National Baseball Hall of Fame - Dressed to the Nines - Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Both the Cleveland Indians and New York Yankees were to open the 1929 season with uniform numbers on the back of their jerseys.
And history was made in October of 1929, when investors lost their shirts as numbers of a different kind, stock values, plummeted.
The stock market crash that began in October of 1929 marked the beginning of the Great Depression and the onset of hard times throughout the country.
www.baseballhalloffame.org /exhibits/online_exhibits/dressed_to_the_nines/timeline_1929.htm   (219 words)

 1929 Grand Banks Tsunami   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
On November 18, 1929, at 017:02 Newfoundland time, an earthquake occurred of the coast of Grand Banks, Newfoundland.
A tsunami was triggered by a sub-marine landslide and the earthquake, which had a Richter magnitude of 7.2 with an epicenter of 44.5°N, 56.3°W. The tsunami caused $400,000 in damage and killed 29 people, the highest death toll attributed to an earthquake in Canada.
The occurrences of large tsunamis, such as the one in 1929, are dependent upon deposition of sediments offshore because it was the landslide, which made the tsunami so powerful.
www.geophys.washington.edu /tsunami/general/historic/grandbanks29.html   (273 words)

 Amazon.ca: The Great Crash 1929: Books: John Kenneth Galbraith   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
In those instances, asset prices soar merely to be resold for profit, with little regard as to their actual value; when something shakes confidence and buyers are in short supply, a crash follows as prices were sustainable only insofar as they could be resold higher.
According to John Galbraith, the stock-market crash that took place in the fall of 1929 was typical of this prototype.
Galbraith's inventive work on the fascinating events leading up and preceding the 1929 stock market crash is must-read for anyone interested in the national economy, how it functions, how it fails, and what role the federal government plays in perpetuating or stifling the situation.
www.amazon.ca /Great-Crash-1929-Kenneth-Galbraith/dp/0395859999   (1805 words)

 American Experience | The Crash of 1929 | Crash Memories | PBS
In October of 1929 I was just being broken in on the phones on the floor of the Stock Exchange, cold.
One of the things you must understand about 1929 and the antecedent years, as about any speculative episode, is the danger...
I thought that by keeping the memory of the 1929 crash alive we would have a warning against the kind of feckless, fatuous optimism which caused people to get in and shove up the markets and shove it up more and get carried away by the illusion of ever-increasing wealth.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/amex/crash/sfeature/sf_excerpts.html   (1876 words)

 Baseball Almanac - Year In Review : 1929 American League
On Opening Day in 1929 the Cleveland Indians became the first American League team to wear uniform numbers on their backs onto the field.
The Yankees, who had a rain delay in New York, were the first to permanently add numbers to their uniforms on this same date.
On May 13, 1929, two teams with uniform numbers on their backs faced off for the first time in Major League history.
baseball-almanac.com /yearly/yr1929a.shtml   (873 words)

 The Hebron Massacre of 1929
By the time the massacres ended, 67 Jews lay dead and the survivors were relocated to Jerusalem, leaving Hebron barren of Jews for the first time in hundreds of years.
The summer of 1929 was one of unrest in Palestine.
Jewish-Arab tensions were spurred on by the agitation of the mufti in Jerusalem.
www.us-israel.org /jsource/History/hebron29.html   (902 words)

 History | LULAC-League of United Latin American Citizens
Also, at this meeting in which Alonso S. Perales was present, it was voted to have a uniting convention on February 17, 1929, at the Obreros Hall, on the corner of Lipan and Carrizo streets in Corpus Christi.
In the rules proposed to the assembly was a provision calling for a constitutional convention to be held on 18, and 19 May 1929, in Corpus Christi, Texas, and for an executive committee to administer LULAC until the convention.
On 18 May 1929, at the Allende Hall in Corpus Christi, Texas, the first LULAC General Convention was called to order by Ben Garza.
www.lulac.org /about/history.html   (3419 words)

 Palestine Arab Riots 1929
These arguments led to an outbreak of Arab violence in August 1929 when Haj Amin al-Husseini, Mufti of Jerusalem, fomented Arab hatred by accusing the Jews of endangering the mosques and other sites holy to Islam.
On August 22, 1929 the leaders of the Yishuv met with the British Deputy High Commissioner to alert him of their fears of a large Arab riot.
On the afternoon of Friday, August 23, 1929 Jerusalem Arabs came to Hebron with false reports of Jews murdering Arabs during the rioting there, even saying thousands of Arabs had been killed.
www.palestinefacts.org /pf_mandate_riots_1929.php   (658 words)

 Canpro - Canadian Professional Hockey League 1929 - 1930
In the fall of 1929 a new minor professional hockey league was formed in Southern Ontario, taking the name "Canadian Professional Hockey League".
The Canadian, or "Canpro" league as it was often called, was affiliated with the NHL and served as a farm league for the International Hockey League (IHL).
It adopted a modified version of the IHL constitution and the NHL rules, and took the name, "Canadian Professional Hockey League", that had been used until the previous season by the IHL.
www.uoguelph.ca /~bhanna/Canpro   (339 words)

 Palestine Riots and Massacres of 1929   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
In the summer of 1929 the Arabs of Palestine initiated rioting and massacres against the Jewish population in several towns.
The racist riots of 1929, like those of 1920 and 1921, were distinguished from those that took place under the Ottoman Turks by two features.
The massacres of 1929 had thus launched two themes that were to recur in the history of Israel and Palestine: agitation related to the al-Aqsa mosques and the Jewish desire for separation from the Arabs of Palestine, for self-protection.
www.zionism-israel.com /Palestine_Massacre_riots_of_1929.htm   (2130 words)

 1929 Athletic Index
For most of the 1929 track season, Wykoff had to settle with coming in 2nd rather than 1st place because of bleeding tonsils.
National 100-yard Champion, Frank Wykoff, is not too keen on starting blocks and is unaffected by possible decision to ban the use of foot props during up-coming 1929 national competition in Denver.
Jeanne McDaniel, E-mailed autographed photos that her uncle, Bruce Caulder, snapped of great athletes competing at the 1929 A. National Track and Field Championships that were held in Denver.
frankwykoff.com /1929.htm   (347 words)

 RFC 1929 (rfc1929) - Username/Password Authentication for SOCKS V5
RFC 1929 - Username/Password Authentication for SOCKS V5 Network Working Group M. Leech Request for Comments: 1929 Bell-Northern Research Ltd Category: Standards Track March 1996 Username/Password Authentication for SOCKS V5 Status of this Memo This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.
Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state and status of this protocol.
RFC 1929: The current system of transferring passwords in cleartext is very vulnerable,...
www.faqs.org /rfcs/rfc1929.html   (443 words)

 1929 New York Yankees Roster by Baseball Almanac
It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season.
The 1929 New York Yankees played 154 games during the regular season, won 88 games, lost 66 games, and finished in second position.
They played their home games at Yankee Stadium (Park Factors: 93/91) where 960,148 fans witnessed their 1929 Yankees finish the season with a.571 winning percentage.
www.baseball-almanac.com /teamstats/roster.php?y=1929&t=NYA   (390 words)

 Stock market crash (October 1929): historical context, economic impact and related links
From 1921 to the autumn of 1929, the level of stock prices increased more than three times.
It was estimated that Canadian stocks lost a total value of $5 billion on paper in 1929.
Despite the market crash, 1929 was a good year for banks, mines, manufacturing and construction in Canada.
canadianeconomy.gc.ca /english/economy/1929stock.html   (441 words)

 Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
Al Simmons, who had topped American League in 1929 with 157 runs batted in, gave the Philadelphia faithful something to cheer about when he led off the last of the seventh with a home run to left.
The A's were 104-46 in 1929 and won the AL pennant by 18 games over the New York Yankees, who had swept the World Series in 1927 and 1928.
While six pitchers on Mack's staff won 11 or more games in 1929, the A's manager surprisingly named the 35-year-old Ehmke, a seven-game winner who had worked only 54 2/3 innings, to start Game 1 of the Series.
www.sportingnews.com /archives/worldseries/1929.html   (809 words)

 New Year's Day 1929: Which Way the Future?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The Times Square crowd and the whole nation cheered in the year 1929; latter they would curse it.
President-elect Herbert Hoover was on board the battleship USS Utah enroute to Norfolk, Virginia, after completing a South American good will tour.
Maybe everyone should have paid more attention to an event on the West coast that foretold the wrong way looming in 1929.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/us_history_1929_1945/112764   (374 words)

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