On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1929

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Indian Independence Movement: At the Delhi Central Assembly, Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt throw handouts and bombs to court arrest

Indian Independence Fighter Bhagat Singh
Indian Independence Fighter
Bhagat Singh

Famous Birthdays

  • Eiji Kitamura, Japanese jazz clarinetist, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jacques Brel, Belgian singer, songwriter, actor, director and composer (Le Far West, Pain in the A--), born in Schaerbeek, Brussels (d. 1978)
  • Renzo de Felice, Italian historian of Fascism, born in Rieti, Italy (d. 1996)
  • Walter Berry, Austrian singer, ex-husband of Christa Ludwig
  • WIlliam K. Everson, English American film historian, born in Yeovil, England (d. 1996)
1929 Highlights

About April 8, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries