On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1929

Historical Events

  • Erich Maria Remarque publishes "Im Westen nichts Neues" in Berlin

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Leon Trotsky expelled from Russia to Turkey

Russian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky
Russian Revolutionary
Leon Trotsky

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Simmons, British actress (Thorn Birds, Guys & Dolls), born in London, England (d. 2010)
  • Rudolf Mössbauer, German physicist, Nobel laureate
1929 Highlights

About January 31, 1929

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius