On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1929

Historical Events

  • Jewish Agency for Palestine forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick Tiger, Nigerian professional boxer, born in Amaigbo, Nigeria (d. 1971)
  • Hewlett Thompson, Bishop of Exeter
  • Lorez Alexandria, American jazz and gospel singer (Alexandria the Great), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2001)
  • Louise Slaughter, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York), born in Lynch, Kentucky (d. 2018)
  • Oliver Neville, principal (Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts)
  • Thomas Meehan, American writer (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray), born in Ossining, New York (d. 2017)
1929 Highlights

About August 14, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo