On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • Alcides Lanza, Argentine-Canadian pianist, classical and electro-acoustic composer, and music educator (McGill University, 1976-present), born in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina
  • Frédéric Devreese, Belgian conductor, and composer of classical music (Gemini Suite; Valse Sacrée), and film scores (The Cruel Embrace), born in Amsterdam, Belgium (d. 2020)
  • Ken McGregor, Australian tennis player (Australian C'ship 1952), born in Adelaide, South Australia (d. 2007)
  • Norton Juster, American architect and children's author (The Phantom Tollbooth; The Dot and The Line), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2021) [1] [2]

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Coventry, cricketer (13 runs in 2 Tests Eng v S Af 1889), dies
1929 Highlights

About June 2, 1929

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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