On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1929

Historical Events

  • Acadia National Park, Maine established
  • Clas Thunberg skates world record 500m in 42.8 sec

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Liang Qichao, Chinese scholar (b. 1873)
1929 Highlights

About January 19, 1929

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 7 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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