On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Hugh Tayfield, cricketer (celebrated South African off-spinner 1949-60)
  • Lucille Teasdale-Corti, Canadian surgeon and international aid worker (d. 1996)

Famous Weddings

  • Mitford sister Diana Mitford (18) marries Irish peer Bryan Walter Guinness (23) in the British society wedding of the year

Famous Deaths

  • La Goulue, French Cancan dancer (b. 1866)