On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1929

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

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? 92 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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