On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1929

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st feature talking motion picture taken outdoors, "In Old Arizona"

Famous Birthdays

  • Arte Johnson, American comedian (Laugh-in, Don't Call Me Charlie), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Bob Denard, French soldier & mercenary, born in Grayan-et-l'Hôpital, France (d. 2007)
  • Fireball Roberts, American racing driver (Daytona 500 1962), born in Tavares, Florida (d. 1964)