On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1929

Historical Events

  • Alexander I establishes a royal dictatorship in Yugoslavia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mother Teresa arrives in Calcutta to begin a her work amongst India's poorest

Catholic Missionary Mother Teresa
Catholic Missionary
Mother Teresa

Famous Birthdays

  • Babrak Karmal, Afghani politician installed as President after Soviet invasion, born in Afghanistan (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Tex Rickard, American boxing promoter and entrepreneur (founder NHL New York Rangers; builder third incarnation of Madison Square Garden, NYC), dies of complications from an appendectomy at 59
1929 Highlights

About January 6, 1929

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn