- World War Memorial Building is dedicated on January 9th. The joint city-county community center was approved in 1929. The Art Deco-style building deployed the most modern construction techniques of the time. It contained the largest convention center in the state upon opening.
- First commercial airplane lands in Bismarck
- State-owned streetcar line is disestablished in the aftermath of the Capitol’s destruction (February 28)
- Buttrey’s opens Bismarck store
- Pioneer Park is dedicated (July 2)
- New Burleigh County Courthouse is dedicate at 6th and Broadway on land donated by Dr. Quain.
- Northwest Airways (later Norwest Airlines, now part of Delta) establishes Bismarck service. It is the longest-service airline for Bismarck, and even the sole airline provider for many years.
- Voters overwhelmingly defeat Jamestown’s attempt to procure the capital, keeping it in Bismarck.
- Ground is broken for new state capitol on August 13.
- Elk’s Swimming Pool is constructed, Bismarck’s first swimming pool.
- Capitol construction laborers strike, resulting in Governor William Langer declaring martial law
- Voters legalize the sale and manufacture of beer in September. It was the first time alcohol could legally be sold since North Dakota was admitted as a dry state in 1889, which carried over into the nationwide Prohibition beginning in 1920.
- Edward Patterson establishes The Ring – a boxing-theme bar and restaurant located at 117 N 5th Street.
- Shark’s Men’s Store opens
- Federal Building completes an addition that roughly doubles its size (October).
- North Dakota’s National Guard acquires the former Indian School site.
- Bismarck Tribune wins Pulitzer Prize for a series of articles called “Self-Help in the Dustbowl”
- Bismarck Junior College is established, occupying the top floor of Bismarck High School
- Piggly Wiggly opens in Bismarck (becomes SuperValu in 1949)
- Speed limits implemented for first time in Bismarck, but only on certain streets – Main Avenue listed at 25 MPH between 9th & Washington Streets and range between 30 & 40 MPH between 12th & 26th Streets
- First traffic signal is installed at 9th Street & Main Avenue
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