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

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