What Happened on January 9, 1929

Historical Events

  • Buddy DeSylva & Lew Brown's musical "Follow Thru" premieres in NYC
  • KDB-AM in Santa Barbara CA begins radio transmissions

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Friel, Irish dramatist "Irish Chekhov" (Dancing at Lughnasa), born in Omagh, County Tyrone (d. 2015)
  • Dorothea Puente, American serial killer, born in Redlands, California (d. 2011)
  • Heiner Müller, German dramatist (Ten Days That Shook The World; The Battle), and theater director, born in Eppendorf, Germany (d. 1995)
1929 Highlights

About January 9, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 94 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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