What Happened on January 17, 1929

Historical Events

  • Popeye makes 1st appearance, in comic strip "Thimble Theater"

Famous Birthdays

  • Grady Martin, country music guitarist (The Nashville A-Team), born in Chapel Hill, Tennessee (d. 2001)

Jacques PlanteJacques Plante (1929-1986)

Canadian NHL goaltender (#1) who was the first to wear a goaltender mask, born in Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, Quebec

Born in 1929
1929 Highlights

About January 17, 1929

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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