The 1929 Murchison earthquake occurred at 10:17 am on 17 June. It struck the Murchison region of the South Island , with an estimated magnitude of 7.3, and was felt throughout New Zealand . There were 17 deaths, mostly as a result of landslides triggered by the earthquake.
However, the one-day crash of Black Monday, October 19, 1987, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 22.6%, as well as Black Monday of March 16, 2020 (−12.9%), were worse in percentage terms than any single day of the 1929 crash (although the combined 25% decline of October 28–29, 1929 was larger than that of October 19, 1987, and remains the worst two-day decline as of 27 April 2022).
El Palacio Nacional está situado en la montaña de Montjuic, en Barcelona.Es un palacio construido entre 1926 y 1929 para la Exposición Internacional de 1929 de Barcelona y que desde 1934 aloja el Museo Nacional de Arte de Cataluña.