What Happened on January 28, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 22nd Men's Australian Championships: Colin Gregory beats Richard Schlesinger (6-2, 6-2, 5-7, 7-5)
  • 22nd Women's Australian Championships: Daphne Akhurst beats Louise Bickerton (6-1, 5-7, 6-2)

Famous Birthdays

  • Acker Bilk, English clarinetist who was part of the traditional jazz revival of the 1950s and 1960s, born in Pensford, Somerset (d. 2014)
  • Claes Oldenburg, US pop artist (Alphabet/Good Humor), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Richard Clement Charles Thomas, rugby international/journalist

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Mobster Bugsy Siegel (23) weds childhood sweetheart Esta Krakower

Mobster Bugsy Siegel
Bugsy Siegel