What Happened on January 15, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • "Queen" Ida [Lewis], Louisiana Creole accordionist, born in Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • Eva Badura-Skoda, German-Austrian composer, born in Munich, Germany

Martin Luther King Jr.Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968)

American clergyman and leader of the Civil Rights Movement (Nobel 1964), born in Atlanta, Georgia

  • Teizo Matsumura, Japanese composer ("Chinmoku / Silence"; "Hymn to Aurora") and haiku poet, born in Kyoto, Japan (d. 2007)
1929 Highlights

About January 15, 1929

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 94 years and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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