On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1912

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Sullivan, American actor (Duffy's Tavern, Man Called X, Tall Man), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • Emil Schumacher, German painter (Tangible Objects), born in Hagen, Germany (d. 1999)
  • Sohn Kee-chung, Korean athlete and long-distance runner, born in Sinuiju, North Korea (d. 2002)
  • Wolfgang Suschitzky, Austrian-Polish cinematographer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2016)
1912 Highlights

About August 29, 1912

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo