What Happened on January 6, 1929

Historical Events

  • Alexander I establishes a royal dictatorship in Yugoslavia

Historic Event

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

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? 94 years and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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