Small chronicle to put the editorials in the historical context
1st-3rd May: On the so-called Bloody May In civil unrest and tough police action in Berlin, 33 civilians are killed and numerous demonstrators and bystanders injured.
August 1: Prussian law for the municipal reorganization of the Rhenish-Westphalian industrial area. The cities Essen and Dortmund get generous territory growth. From the cities Elberfeld and Barmen the new city district is created Barmen-Elberfeld, the 1930 in Wuppertal is renamed. Duisburg and Hamborn unite to form the new city district Duisburg-Hamborn, As early as July 29, 1929, the city districts became Oberhausen, Osterfeld and Sterrade the new city of Oberhausen was formed.
September 24: The Soviet Government decreed by decreethat from October 1st a Week to be introduced for five days. After four working days there is a rest day, Saturday and Sunday are abolished. This should increase productivity and the conventional one revolutionary calendar system be replaced.
October 3: King Alexander I lets the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes in during a state crisis Jugoslawien rename.
25. October: Black Friday
December 22: The one initiated by right-wing groups Referendum against the Young Plan fails.