What Happened on November 17, 1929

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Joseph Stalin throws Nicolai Bucharin out of Politburo

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin
  • Pascual Ortiz Rubio elected president of Mexico

Famous Birthdays

  • Edgar White, American 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), born in New York City (d. 1988)

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