On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1927

Historical Events

  • Construction of Spirit of St Louis (the monoplane which Charles Lindburgh was to fly across the Atlantic) is completed

Famous Birthdays

  • Betsy Ancker-Johnson, American physicist and auto company executive, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Big Jay [Cecil James] McNeely, American R&B saxophonist, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2018)
  • Dorothy Manley, England, 100m sprint (Olympic silver 1948)
1927 Highlights

About April 29, 1927

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus