On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1929

Historical Events

  • American Samoa organizes as territory of US
  • Boston Red Sox announce they will play Sunday MLB games at Braves Field; Fenway Park located too close to a church

Famous Birthdays

  • Amanda Blake [Beverly Louise Neill], American actress (Kitty Russell-Gunsmoke), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1989)
  • Toshiro Mayuzumi, Japanese composer (Sphenogramme), born in Yokohama, Japan (d. 1997)
1929 Highlights

About February 20, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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