On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • John Osborne, English playwright (Entertainer, Look Back in Anger, Luther), born in London (d. 1994)
  • Toshiko Akiyoshi, Japanese jazz pianist and composer, born in Liaoyang, Manchuria, Republic of China

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Goodnight, American cattle baron (b. 1836)
1929 Highlights

About December 12, 1929

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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