On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1928

Historical Events

  • Fritz von Opel reaches 200 kph in experimental rocket car

Famous Birthdays

  • Felix Rohatyn, American investment banker (NY Big MAC Bonds), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Freddie Redd, American hard-bop jazz pianist, organist, and composer, born in Harlem, New York City (d. 2021)
  • Sandy Mosse, American jazz tenor saxophonist, and bandleader (Pieces of Eight), born in Detroit, Michigan, (d. 1983)
1928 Highlights

About May 29, 1928

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 93 years and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini