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January 1, 1929 California's Roy Riegel scores winning TD in Rose Bowl for Georgia Tech
  Roy Riegels earns his 'Wrong Way' nickname
January 3, 1929 William Charles Adamson dies, New York City, NY. His body is interred at the City Cemetery in Carrollton
  William Charles Adamson
January 15, 1929 Martin Luther King born at 501 Auburn Avenue, home of Rev. King, Sr.
  Martin Luther King
March 12, 1929 Coca-Cola magnate Asa Candler dies, Atlanta
  Asa Griggs Chandler
April 13, 1929 Harry M. Paschal, acting as Asa Candler's agent, receives a check for $94,000 from the city of Atlanta as payment in full for Candler Field
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
June 17, 1929 Delta Air Services inaugural flight from Dallas, Texas to Jackson, Mississippi, including a stop at Monroe, where the company was headquartered. The 427-mile flight was completed in about 5 hours
  Delta Air Lines
July 10, 1929 Pitcairn Avaition, which manufactured planes and ran an Atlanta mail route, changes its name to Eastern Air Transport
July 20, 1929 Rome's Capitoline sculpture is given to the city by Italian leader Benito Mussolini.
October 12, 1929 First game played in Sanford Stadium. Georgia defeats Yale 15 to 0.
December 8, 1929 Edwin Lowe, salesman for a toy company that he eventually bought, witnessed a game of Beano at a carnival just outside Jacksonville (Georgia). He made significant changes to the board and renamed the game to Bingo.
December 25, 1929 Atlanta's Fox Theater opens
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
  Fox Theater, Atlanta, Georgia
December 30, 1929
December 30, 1929 Lookout Mountain Caverns, on Lookout Mountain, opens (now known as Ruby Falls). Tours of the historic caverns will end in 1935.
  Lookout Mountain
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