On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael L. Strang, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Colorado), born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
  • Tigran Petrosian, Soviet Armenian world chess champion (1963-69), born in Tiflis, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union (d. 1984)
1929 Highlights

About June 17, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini