On This Day

What Happened on April 10, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • Duje Bonačić, Croatian rower (Olympic gold coxless four 1952), born in Split, Croatia (d. 2020)
  • Dusan Radic, Serbian composer, born in Sombor (d. 2010)

Person of interestMax Von Sydow

Max Von Sydow, Swedish actor (Hawaii, Exorcist, Dune, Game of Thrones), born in Lund, Sweden (2020)

  • Mike Hawthorn, English auto racer (F1 world champion 1958), born in Mexborough, England (d. 1959)

Famous Deaths

  • Edmond Thieffry, Belgian WW I pilot, dies at 36
1929 Highlights

About April 10, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries