On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Buck Rogers" sci-fi comic strip's 1st appearance in a newspaper
  • "Tarzan", one of the 1st adventure comic strips, 1st appears

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Croatian nationalist movement, Ustaša founded by Ante Pavelić in exile in Italy

Croatian Fascist Leader Ante Pavelić
Croatian Fascist Leader
Ante Pavelić

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas Kiker, NBC newsman (1970 Peabody Award)
  • Kenneth Henry, American 500m speed skater (Olympic gold 1952)
  • Terry Moore [Helen Luella Koford], American actress (Little Sheba), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Arthur Jones, English playwright (Silver King), dies at 77