On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1929

Historical Events

  • Lithuania signs Litvinov-pact

Famous Birthdays

  • Hugo Claus, Belgian writer (Cool Lover, Sugar), born in Bruges, Belgium (d. 2008)
  • Joe Meek, English record producer (Telstar), born in Newent, Gloucestershire, England (d. 1967)
  • Nigel Hawthorne, English actor (Tartuffe, Pope John Paul II), born in Coventry, Warwickshire, England (d. 2001)
1929 Highlights

About April 5, 1929

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries