On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1929

Day of the Week: Saturday

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)