What Happened on January 1, 1929

Historical Events

  • 15th Rose Bowl: Georgia Tech beats California, 8-7 (Roy Riegels runs 60 yds the wrong way with fumble recovery)

Famous Birthdays

  • Holling Gustav Vincoeur, fictional character on "Northern Exposure"
Born in 1929

Famous Deaths

  • Erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter and sculptor, dies of pneumonia at 38
1929 Highlights

About January 1, 1929

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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