On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1929

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

Eugene O'Neill

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

Famous Deaths

  • Bror Beckman, Swedish composer, dies at 63
  • Édouard Empain, Belgian railway builder (Heliopolis), dies at 76
1929 Highlights

About July 22, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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