On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • James Last, German-born composer and big band leader, born in Bremen, Germany (d. 2015)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Baseball great Babe Ruth (34) marries 2nd wife Claire Merritt Hodgson (31)

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

1929 Highlights

About April 17, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries