What Happened on August 23, 1929

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Arabs attack Jews in Israel

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Thomson, Australian golfer and 5-time Open Championship winner, born in Brunswick, Victoria (d. 2018)

Person of interestVera Miles

Vera Miles, American actress (Lila Crane-Psycho, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance), born in Boise City, Oklahoma

Actress Vera Miles
Actress
Vera Miles

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Van de Woestijne, Flemish writer/poet (God on Sea), dies