On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • Mickey McDermott, American baseball player (d. 2003)
  • Peter Sculthorpe, Australian composer (Kakadu), born in Launceston, Tasmania (d. 2014)
  • Ray Barretto, American percussionist and Latin jazz bandleader (Charanga Moderna - "El Watusi"), born in New York City (d. 2006)
  • Vaclav Kucera, Czech composer (Concierto imaginativo Homenaje a Salvador DalĂ­), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 2017)
  • Walter Kempowski, German writer (German Chronicle), born in Rostock (d. 2007)
  • [John] Jeremy Thorpe, British politician, Leader of the Liberal Party (Norman Scott scandal), born in London, England (d. 2014)
1929 Highlights

About April 29, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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