On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1929

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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)
  • Jack Richardson, Canadian record producer (The Guess Who), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2011)