On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexis Weissenberg, Bulgarian born pianist (Levintritt Prize, 1948), born in Sofia, Bulgaria (d. 2012)
  • Charlie Persip American jazz drummer (Dizzy Gillespie; The Jazz Statesmen; Billy Eckstine), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • Marc Lalonde, French Canadian politician (30th Minister of Finance), born in Île Perrot, Quebec
1929 Highlights

About July 26, 1929

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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