On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • (Chesney) "Chet" Baker, American jazz trumpeter and vocalist ("My Funny Valentine"), born in Yale, Oklahoma (d. 1988)
  • Charles R. Bentley, American pioneer of polar science, born in Rochester, New York (d. 2017)
  • Dick Weber, American ten-pin bowling pro (16, 300 games), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 2005)
1929 Highlights

About December 23, 1929

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

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