On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1929

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Indian Earl Averill, becomes 1st AL to hit a HR on 1st at bat
  • NY Yankees become 1st team to wear uniform numbers

Famous Birthdays

  • Roy Hamilton, American singer (You'll Never Walk Alone), born in Leesburg, Georgia (d. 1969)

Famous Deaths

  • Abraham van Stolk Jzn, Dutch art collector, dies at 57
1929 Highlights

About April 16, 1929

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries