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

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Painter Frida Kahlo
Frida Kahlo
Painter Diego Rivera
Diego Rivera

1929 Highlights

About August 21, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo