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"; "Let's Work Together"), born in Charlotte, North Carolina (d. 1994)
Born in 1929

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? 94 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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