On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1929

Historical Events

  • "New Moon" musical opens in London
  • 1st AAU Greco-Roman wrestling championships held

Famous Birthdays

  • William F. Clinger Jr., American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania, born in Warren, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

Karl Benz

Karl Benz, German inventor, engine designer and automobile manufacturer (Mercedes-Benz), dies of bronchial inflammation at 84

1929 Highlights

About April 4, 1929

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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