On This Day

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)
1922 Highlights

About April 29, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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