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

Babe Ruth

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

1929 Highlights

About April 17, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries