On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Austrian government of Ignaz Seipel falls
  • Doorne's trailer factory in Einsdhoven Netherlands opens
  • Louie Marx introduces Yo-Yo
  • Luis Buñuel releases "Un Chien Andalou" 24-minute film
  • Morehouse College, Spellman College & Atlanta University affiliate

Famous Birthdays

  • Bo Schembechler, American football coach (d. 2006)
  • Jane Powell, American singer and actress (7 Brides for 7 Brothers), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Milan Kundera, Czech poet and writer (Joke, Unbearable Lightness of Being), born in Brno, Czechoslovakia
  • Payut Ngaokrachang, Thai animator