On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Gardner, American rock vocalist (Coasters - "Yakety Yak"), born in Tyler, Texas (d. 2011)
  • Heinz Wolff, German-born British scientist and presenter (BBC series "The Great Egg Race"), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Henrich Federer, Swiss writer (I Switch Off The Light), dies at 61
1928 Highlights

About April 29, 1928

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus