On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1929

Historical Events

  • 1st non-stop England to India flight takes-off
  • Thorvald Stauning becomes premier of Denmark

Famous Birthdays

  • Ferit Tuzun, Turkish composer, born in Istanbul (d. 1977)
  • Rajkumar [Singanalluru Puttaswamayya Muthuraju], Indian actor and singer in Kannada cinema and cultural icon, born in Gajanur, Madras, India (d. 2006)
  • Shammi [Nargis Rabadi], Indian actress (Half Ticket, Dekh Bhai Dekh), born in Bombay, British India (d. 2018)
1929 Highlights

About April 24, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 91 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus