What Happened on January 29, 1929

Historical Events

  • Seeing Eye Guide Dog organization forms in USA

Famous Birthdays

  • Elio Petri, Italian director (Property is no theft), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1982)
  • Puggy Pearson, American poker player (World Series of Poker Main Event 1973; 4 x World Series of Poker bracelets), born in Las Vegas, Nevada (d. 2006)
  • William McMillan, American sports shooter (Olympic gold 25m rapid fire pistol 1960; World C'ship gold 1952), born in Frostburg, Maryland (d. 2000)

Famous Deaths

  • La Goulue [Louise Weber], French can-can dancer (Moulin Rouge), known as the Queen of Montmartre, dies at 62
1929 Highlights

About January 29, 1929

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 94 years and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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