On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1929

Historical Events

  • Humanist Society established, Hollywood, California

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Pass [Passalaqua], American jazz guitarist ("The Trio" with Oscar Peterson; Ella Fitzgerald) and composer, born in New Brunswick, New Jersey (d. 1994)

Famous Deaths

  • H. B. Higgins, Australian politician and judge (b. 1851)

Person of interestWyatt Earp

Wyatt Earp, American frontiersman and marshal who participated in the gunfight at the OK Corral, dies at 80

Frontier lawman Wyatt Earp
Frontier lawman
Wyatt Earp

1929 Highlights

About January 13, 1929

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn