On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1929

Historical Events

  • National Football League Championship: Green Bay Packers (12-0-1) win first past the post title
  • Swiss pilot Walter Mittelholzer is the first to fly over Mt. Kilimanjaro

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Harris, American bebop jazz pianist (Cannonball Adderly; Lee Morgan; "The Bird of Red and Gold"), and educator, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2021) [1]
  • Keith Andrew, English cricket wicketkeeper (2 Tests; Northamptonshire CCC), born in Oldham, England (d. 2010)
1929 Highlights

About December 15, 1929

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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