On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1929

Historical Events

  • Chicago Cardinals become 1st pro football team to train out of town

Famous Birthdays

  • Ahmed "Kathy" Kathrada, South African anti-apartheid activist and politician, born in Schweizer-Reneke (d. 2017)
  • X. J. Kennedy, American poet and author (Nude Descending a Staircase), born in New Jersey, Iowa

Famous Weddings

Wedding of Interest

Painter Diego Rivera (42) weds fellow artist Frida Kahlo (22)

1929 Highlights

About August 21, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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