On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1928

Historical Events

  • Cardinals win NL pennant with a 3-1 win at Boston
  • Yanks (17) Tigers (28) set 9 inning hit record (45)-Tigers win 19-10

Famous Birthdays

  • Ankie [Johanna A Hoving-]Peypers, Dutch author and poet
  • Eric Reginald Lubbock, Lord Avebury, English politician (Liberal MP for Orpington 1962-70)

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Steinitz, German mathematician, dies at 57
  • Lido Manetti [Arnold Kent], Italian-born American actor, dies in a car accident at 29
1928 Highlights

About September 29, 1928

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 93 years and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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