Liberty Union-Thurston Alumni
Liberty Union High School Alumni Association
P.O. Box 55

 Baltimore, Ohio 43105
Liberty Union High School Alumni Association

Class of 1929


In 1929, A Movie Ticket Cost 35 Cents

Herbert Hoover becomes president of the US

Chicago mobsters kill seven rivals in the St. Valentine's Day Massacre

Crash of the stock market marks the end of post-war prosperity and the start of the Great Depression

Congress creates the Federal Farm Board to regulate agriculture

The raising of interest rates by the Federal Reserve Board fails to slow speculative investments

Comic strip character Popeye makes his debut

The first Academy Awards, or Oscars, are distributed

Martin Luther King Jr., Audrey Hepburn, Anne Frank, and Imelda Marcos are born

Philadelphia Phillies win the World Series

Boston Bruins win the Stanley Cup