On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1929

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestWilliam Safire

William Safire, American political columnist (NY Times) and speech writer (Nixon), born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)

Political Columnist and Presidential Speechwriter William Safire
Political Columnist and Presidential Speechwriter
William Safire

1929 Highlights

About December 17, 1929

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius