What Happened on August 23, 1929

Historical Events

  • Arabs attack Jews in Israel

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Thomson, Australian golfer and 5-time British Open Championship winner (1954-56, 58, 65), born in Brunswick, Victoria (d. 2018)

Vera MilesVera Miles (93 years old)

American actress (Psycho;The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance), born in Boise City, Oklahoma

Born in 1929

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Van de Woestijne, Flemish writer/poet (God on Sea), dies
1929 Highlights

About August 23, 1929

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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