What Happened on April 17, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Eileen Stamers-Smith, headmistress (Malvern Girls' College)
  • James Last, German-born composer and big band leader, born in Bremen, Germany (d. 2015)
  • Lady (James) Mellon, CEO (Volunteer Development Scotland)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Baseball great Babe Ruth (34) marries 2nd wife Claire Merritt Hodgson (31)

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth