On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1929

Historical Events

  • Arabs attack Jews in Israel

Famous Birthdays

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

Vera Miles

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

Actress Vera Miles
Vera Miles

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? 92 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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