What Happened on July 23, 1929

Historical Events

  • The Fascist government in Italy bans the use of foreign words

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Rutherford, Scottish scholar and Vice-Chancellor of the University of London (1994-97), born in Helmsdale, Sutherland, Scotland (d. 1998)
  • Billy Maxwell, American golfer (US Amateur C'ship 1951; Ryder Cup 1963; 7 x PGA Tour wins), born in Abilene, Texas (d. 2021)
  • Jack Richardson, Canadian record producer (The Guess Who), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2011)
1929 Highlights

About July 23, 1929

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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