On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1929

Historical Events

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

Historic Event

Leon Trotsky expelled from Russia to Turkey

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? 92 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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