On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1907

Historical Events

  • The Quebec Bridge over St Lawrence River collapses during construction, killing 75 workers

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Wechsberg, Jewish-Czech writer (Looking For a Bluebird), born in Ostrava, Moravia, Czechoslovakia (d. 1983)
1907 Highlights

About August 29, 1907

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Virgo