On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1929

Historical Events

  • 27 year old William S Paley becomes CBS president

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Australian cricket icon Don Bradman follows up a 1st innings of 79 to score 112 in 3rd Test v England in Melbourne; his 1st of 29 Test centuries

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernst Mahle, Brazilian composer
  • Marilyn Lloyd, (Rep-D-TN, 1975- )
  • Sergio Leone, Italian director who invented spaghetti westerns (The Man with No Name trilogy), born in Rome, Kingdom of Italy (d. 1989)
1929 Highlights

About January 3, 1929

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn