On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1929

Historical Events

  • Afghan King Amanullah forced to resign

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksander Petrovic, French-born Serbian & Yugloslav film director, born in Paris, France (d. 1994)
  • Billy Walker, American country music singer and guitarist ("Charlie's Shoes"), born in Ralls, Texas (d. 2006)

Famous Deaths

  • Cornelis W. Lely, Dutch Governor of Suriname (1902-05), dies at 74
1929 Highlights

About January 14, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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