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Edwin Hubble continued to publish much of the foundations for understanding our galaxies and much of the theory that modern astronomy is based on

Clarence Birdseye perfects his system of packing fresh food - flash-freezing them under high pressure

In 1929:

1929 Popeye

"Popeye" appears for
the first time in the 10-year-old "Thimble Theatre" drawn by New York cartoonist E. C. Segar with, of course his girlfriend Olive Oyl

Inventions in 1929

31st President: Herbert Hoover
March 4th 1929 - March 4th 1933
Republican

1929 Cord L-29 Phaeton

The average house cost $7,882
Equivalent today: $100,677

The average car cost $425
Equivalent today: $5,429

The average wage was $1,168
Equivalent today: $14,919