On This Day

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)
  • 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? 91 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo