On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • (Alvis) "Buck" Owens, American "Bakersfield Sound" country singer-songwriter ("Under Your Spell Again"), bandleader (The Buckaroos - "Act Naturally"), and TV personality (Hee Haw), born in Sherman, Texas (d. 2006)
  • Charles Moore, Coatsville Pa, 400m hurdler (Olympic gold/silver-52)
  • Joji Yuasa, Japanese composer, born in Kōriyama, Fukushima
1929 Highlights

About August 12, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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