On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • Hugh Tayfield, South African cricketer (celebrated South African off-spinner 1949-60), born in Durban, South Africa (d. 1994)
  • Lucille Teasdale-Corti, Canadian surgeon & international aid worker, born in Montreal, Canada (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)
1929 Highlights

About January 30, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius