On This Day

What Happened on December 30, 1929

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Cole Porter's musical "Wake Up And Dream" opens at the Selwyn Theatre, NYC; runs for 136 performances

  • Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority incorporates

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Bouma, Dutch TV host (For a Postcard in the Front Row)
  • Rosalind Hurley, British physician, barrister, ethicist and writer (d. 2004)
1929 Highlights

About December 30, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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