On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • (Elijah) Doug Quattlebaum, American blues guitarist, singer and songwriter (Softee Man Blues), born in Florence, South Carolina (d. 1996)
  • Rita Gillespie, British pioneering TV director, born in London, England (d. 1994)
  • Ron Richards, British record producer (Gerry and The Pacemakers; The Hollies), born in London (d. 2009)
1929 Highlights

About January 22, 1929

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius