What Happened on April 29, 1922

Historical Events

  • 1st official International Weightlifting Federation Champ in Tallinn, Estonia

Famous Birthdays

  • (Jean-Baptiste) "Toots" Thielemans, Belgian-American jazz harmonica player, guitarist, whistler, and composer, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 2016)
  • George Allen, American NFL football coach (LA Rams, Washington Redskins), born in Nelson County, Virginia (d. 1990)
  • Helmut Krackowizer, Austrian motorcyclist (d. 2001)
  • Parren Mitchell, American politician (Rep-D-MD, 1971-87), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2007)
Born in 1922

Famous Deaths

  • Kyrylo Stetsenko, Ukrainian composer (Burlaka), choral conductor, music critic, teacher, and later, Ukrainian Orthodox priest, dies of typhus while tending to the sick during an outbreak at 39
1922 Highlights

About April 29, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus