What Happened on August 29, 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Carcass├ęs, Cuban jazz and Latin music singer, multi-instrumentalist, and bandleader, born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Charles Gray, British actor (Clay-Rawhide, Diamonds Are Forever, The Rocky Horror Picture Show), born in Bournemouth, Hampshire (d. 2000)
  • Thomas Stewart, American bass-baritone (La Roche Capriccio), born in San Saba, Texas (d. 2006)
Born in 1928

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Haldane, British viscount and lord-chancellor (Life of A Smith), dies at 72
1928 Highlights

About August 29, 1928

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo