On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1929

Historical Events

  • Jimmy Hatlo's "They'll Do It Every Time" cartoon debuts in San Francisco

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Worthington, baseball player
  • Fred Sinowatz, Austrian politician
  • Hal Blaine [Harold Belsky], American drummer and session musician (The Wrecking Crew), born in Holyoke, Massachusetts (d. 2019)

Famous Deaths

  • Siegfried Ochs, German composer, dies at 70
1929 Highlights

About February 5, 1929

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius