What Happened on January 19, 1929

Historical Events

  • Acadia National Park, Maine established

World 500m Skating Record

Finnish speed skater Clas Thunberg sets new world 500m record in 42.8 seconds in Davos, Switzerland

Famous Birthdays

  • Israel "Ulu" Grosbard, Belgian-born American actor and director (Straight Time, Georgia, Falling in Love), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 2012)
Born in 1929

Famous Deaths

  • Liang Qichao, Chinese scholar (b. 1873)

About January 19, 1929

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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