On This Day

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

Person of interestMartin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr., American clergyman and leader of the Civil Rights Movement (Nobel 1964), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1968)

Civil Rights Activist Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Activist
Martin Luther King Jr.
  • 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? 92 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn