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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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1929 is the 929th year of the 2nd millennium, the 29th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1920s decade.

This year marked the end of a period known in American history as the Roaring Twenties after the Wall Street Crash of 1929 ushered in a worldwide Great Depression. The British high court ruled that Canadian women are persons in the Edwards v. Canada (Attorney General) case. The 1st Academy Awards for film were held in Los Angeles, while the Museum of Modern Art opened in New York City. In the Soviet Union, Joseph Stalin expelled Leon Trotsky and adopted a policy of collectivization.

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