On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1929

Historical Events

  • Game of Bingo invented by American toy salesman Edwin S. Lowe

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Mouncer, British film director and producer (d. 1997)
  • David Doyle, American actor (Charlie's Angels, Rugrats), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1997)
  • Dick Shawn [Richard Schulefand], American character actor and comedian (Producers, Maid to Order, Angel), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1987)
  • Emily McLaughlin, American actress (Jessie Brewer- General Hospital), born in White Plains, New York (d. 1991)
  • Leon Biriotti, Uruguayan composer and oboist, born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 2020)
1929 Highlights

About December 1, 1929

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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