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1929 in

the DWU • vital statistics

Timeline for 1929
20th century | 1920s

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In October 1929, the Wall Street stock market crashed, triggering the Great Depression across Earth. (TV: Daleks in Manhattan) Also this year, in Chicago, the Seventh Doctor and Ace operated a speakeasy called Doc's Place. (PROSE: Blood Harvest)

On 12 April of this year, The Daily Telegraph reported that Lord Barset's expedition to Antarctica was lost following their claim to have found a lost city of intelligent reptiles. (COMIC: City of Devils, AUDIO: Frozen Time)

On 6 July, Bob Dovie was born. (AUDIO: The Light at the End)

In November, the Sixth Doctor and Peri Brown visited North Devon. (PROSE: Timeshare)

Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart's Humber 16/50 open tourer, Imperial model automobile was made. (TV: Mawdryn Undead)

That winter, a Triskele known as Engineer Prime crash-landed in England. The British military recovered the stranded alien and planned to return it to its people in exchange for advanced military technology. (AUDIO: Storm Warning)

The Fourth Doctor and Romana lived as lord and lady of a manor house in London while K9 led the Black Guardian on a wild goose chase. However, Romana found herself as a target for marriage by Reginald "Reggie" Bassett as his aunt Lady Florence Bassett wanted her to be possessed by the alien entity that controlled her. Romana considered Earth in the 1920s to be "harmless, if a bit primitive" considering that humans had only recently discovered the theory of relativity. (AUDIO: The Auntie Matter)

Iris Wildthyme and Panda attended a sauna party with Greta Garbo. After the party, it took ages for Panda to dry out and Iris complained that her Celestial Omnibus smelled of wet fur for days. (PROSE: Rain and Regency)

For five months, Dr "Helena Bennet" ran a clinic in a poor area of Edinburgh. (PROSE: The Three Faces of Helena)