On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • George Steiner, French-American literary critic and educator, born in Paris (d. 2020)
  • Len Barnard, Australian jazz drummer ("The Naked Dance"; Galapagos Duck), born in Melbourne Australia (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • Rudolf W. Nilsen, Norwegian poet (Hverdagen), dies at 28
1929 Highlights

About April 23, 1929

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus