On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1929

Historical Events

  • Chic Blackhawks 1st game at Chicago Stadium, beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 3-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Doug Ford, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (successful NSW of 50's), born in Maryville, New South Wales
  • Ian Board, British barkeeper (the Colony Room), born in Devon (d.1994)
  • Nicholas Courtney, British actor (Doctor Who, Incendiary), born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 2011)
1929 Highlights

About December 16, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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