On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1929

Historical Events

  • Coup by King Alexander in South Slavia

Famous Birthdays

  • Wilbert Harrison, American R&B singer (Kansas City), born in Charlotte, North Carolina (d. 1994)

Famous Deaths

  • Nicholas Nikolaevich Romanov, Grand Duke of Russia and general in World War I (1914-18), dies at 72
1929 Highlights

About January 5, 1929

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn