What Happened on July 1, 1929

Historical Events

  • US Immigration law of 1924 in effect

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerald Edelman, American biochemist (Nobel 1972), born in Ozone Park, New York (d. 2014)
Born in 1929

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Johnson, American soldier of 369th regiment (aka Harlem Hell Fighters), 1st US WWI soldier to receive the Croix de guerre after fighting a German raid in hand-to-hand combat to rescue a fellow soldier (posthumous Medal of Honour, 2015), dies of myocarditis at 36
1929 Highlights

About July 1, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer