What Happened on November 17, 1929

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Pascual Ortiz Rubio elected president of Mexico

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Stalin throws Nicolai Bucharin out of Politburo

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin

Famous Birthdays

  • Edgar White, US, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • Norm Zauchin, baseball player (d. 1999)
  • Pieter A H Bos, Dutch lawyer/attorney general on Aruba
  • Sumner White, US, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1952)

Famous Deaths

  • A F A Lilley, cricketer (92 dismissals in 35 Tests 1896-1909), dies
  • Herman Hollerith, German/US statistician (punch card), dies at 69