On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • John Barber, British racing driver
  • Vivien Merchant [Ada Thompson], British actress (Alfie, The Homecoming, The Offence), born in Manchester, England (d. 1982)

Famous Weddings

  • American Playwright Eugene O'Neill (40) marries 3rd wife actress Carlotta Monterey (40)

Famous Deaths

  • Bror Beckman, composer, dies at 63
  • Édouard Empain, Belgian railway builder (Heliopolis), dies at 76