What happened in 1929 - Lester Taylor - (Birthdate)


The Wall Street Crash of 1929, is the stock-market crash that occurred starts on October 28th and started the period of The Great Depression in the United States, starting a world-wide economic crisis and lasting till the mid 1930's.

World Statistics

Population: 4.378 billion

U.S. Statistics

President: Herbert C. Hoover

Vice President: Charles Curtis

Population: 121,767,000

Federal spending: $3.13 billion

Consumer Price Index: $17.1

Unemployment: 3.2%

Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.02

Science

Penicillin is first used to fight an infection.

Albert Einstein proposes the unified field theory.

German psychiatrist Hans Berger develops the electroencephalogram (EEG) for recording brain waves.


More:  www.infoplease.com
 

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