On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1929

Historical Events

Sports History

Future Australian cricket captain Don Bradman scores an unbeaten 340 for NSW v Victoria (488 mins, 38 fours); then highest individual score in a Sheffield Shield match

Famous Birthdays

  • Benny Golson, American jazz tenor saxophonist, arranger, and composer ("I Remember Clifford"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Robert Faurisson, British-born French academic, born in Shepperton, United Kingdom (d. 2018)
1929 Highlights

About January 25, 1929

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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