On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • Baroness Ewart-Biggs, British (Labour) spokesperson on Home Affairs, born in British India
  • Harry McPherson, presidential counsel (Lyndon Johnson) and lobbyist, born in Tyler, Texas (d. 2012)

Famous Deaths

  • Otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WWI), dies at 74
1929 Highlights

About August 22, 1929

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo