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1929

1930

history - Mahatma Gandhi sets off on a 200-mile protest march towards the sea with 78 followers to protest the British monopoly on salt, in an act of civil disobedience, he breaks British law after marching to the sea and making salt - National Socialists in Germany win 18.3% of all the votes, making them the second largest party

culture - Pluto is discovered by Clyde Tombaugh - the Mickey Mouse comic strip makes its first appearance - Chrysler Building in New York, designed by William van Alen - Karl-Marx-Hof in Vienna A, designed by Karl Ehn, opens - Hermann Hesse: Narcissus and Goldmund - Robert Musil: Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften (The Man Without Qualities) - Joseph Roth: Hiob - George Simenon: first appearance of Maigret - D.H. Lawrence (†) - Arthur Conan Doyle (†)

music - Brunswick Records sold to Warner Brothers, who are hopeful that the move will enable them to make bigger profits from their musicals by enabling them to profit from the sale of records, they also acquire four music publishers to profit from sales in sheet music - Boosey & Hawkes formed - Ralph Benatzky: Im weissen Rössl - Leoš Janáček: From the House of the Dead - Kurt Weill, Bertold Brecht: The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny - Paul Hindemith: Wir bauen eine Stadt - Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachiana brasiliera I

musical instruments - Trautonium (electronic musical instrument)

first released recordings by Kokomo Arnold, Bing Crosby, Walter Davis, Son House, Mississippi Sheiks, Little Brother Montgomery, Peetie Wheatstraw, Bukka White, Georgia White

released recordings/songs - Mississippi Sheiks: Sitting on Top of the World - Hoagy Carmichael: Georgia On My Mind - George Gershwin: I Got Rhythm

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