On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • Maarten Schmidt, Neth/US astronomer (quasars)
  • Owen Bieber, United Auto Workers president

Person of interestTerry Sawchuk

Terry Sawchuk, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame goaltender (4-time Vezina Trophy & Stanley Cup winner), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 1970)

NHL Legend Terry Sawchuk
NHL Legend
Terry Sawchuk

1929 Highlights

About December 28, 1929

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn