On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 33rd Boston Marathon won by Canadian Johnny Miles in 2:33:08.6; his second win in the event

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian Cadbury, British confectionery manufacturer (Cadbury) and author of report on Corporate Governance (d. 2015)
  • Jocelyn Barrow, deputy chair person (British Broadcast Standards), born in Trinidad

Famous Deaths

  • Antonio Smareglia, Italian composer, dies at 74