On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1929

Historical Events

  • 1st time NY curb stock exchange transacts more business than NY Exch

Famous Birthdays

  • Geoffrey Penwill Parsons, Australian piano player, born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1995)
  • Gideon Nxumalo, South African jazz pianist, marimba player, and composer (Jazz Fantasia), born in Kimberley, Cape Province (now South Africa) (d. 1970)
  • Lotfollah "Lotfi" Mansouri, Persian opera director (Canadian Opera Company, 1976-88; introduced opera surtitles, 1983; San Francisco Opera, 1988-2001), born in Tehran, Iran (d. 2013)
  • Nigel Pickering, American guitarist (Spanky & Our Gang - "Sunday Will Never Be the Same"; "Lazy Day"), born in Pontiac, Michigan (d. 2011)
1929 Highlights

About June 15, 1929

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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