On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • Chuck Rio [Daniel Flores], American rock singer, saxophonist, and songwriter (The Champs - "Tequila"), born in Santa Paula, California (d. 2006)
  • David Kelly, Irish actor (Grandpa Joe-Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fawlty Towers), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 2012)
  • Hermann Prey, German baritone, born in Berlin (d. 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • Billy Mosforth, English footballer (b. 1857)
1929 Highlights

About July 11, 1929

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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