What Happened on June 16, 1929

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Otto E Funk, 62, ends marathon walk (NY to SF, 4165 miles in 183 days)

Famous Birthdays

  • James K. Randall, American composer, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2014)
  • Pauline Yates, English actress (The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin), born in St Helens, Merseyside
  • Ramon Bieri, American actor (d. 2001)
  • Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, 5th Emir of Kuwait (2006-present), Commander of the Kuwait Military Forces, born in Kuwait City, Kuwait

Famous Deaths

  • Bramwell Booth, the 2nd General of The Salvation Army (b. 1856)