On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1929

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aviator Anne Morrow Lindbergh makes her first solo flight

Aviator and Author Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Aviator and Author
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Event of interestEvent of Interest

German airship Graf Zeppelin ends a round-the-world flight

Inventor and Zeppelin Commander Hugo Eckener
Inventor and Zeppelin Commander
Hugo Eckener

Famous Birthdays

  • Thom Gunn, British poet (The Wound), born in Kent, England (d. 2004)
1929 Highlights

About August 29, 1929

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 1 month and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo