What Happened on January 27, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill English, American computer engineer who helped develop the computer mouse and the revolutionary NLS computer system, born in Lexington, Kentucky (d. 2020)
  • Gastón Suárez, Bolivian novelist (d. 1984)
  • Mohamed Al Fayed, Egyptian business magnate (Harrods), born in Alexandria, Egypt
  • Richard Du Cann, English lawyer and QC, born in London (d. 1993)
1929 Highlights

About January 27, 1929

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 94 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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