On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1929

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dutch colonial authorities arrest Sukarno and other key PNI leaders in Java

1st President of Indonesia Sukarno
1st President of Indonesia

Famous Birthdays

  • Matt "Guitar" Murphy, American blues guitarist (Blues Brothers band), born in Sunflower, Mississippi (d. 2018)

Famous Deaths

  • Wilhelm Maybach, German automobile designer (b. 1846)
1929 Highlights

About December 29, 1929

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn