On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • Edith Windsor [née Schlain], American LGBT rights activist (lead plaintiff in United States v. Windsor), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2017)
  • Ingrid Haebler, Austrian pianist (Haydn/Mozart/Schubert), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Ronald Hines, British actor (Not in Front of the Children, Pack of Lies), born in London, England (d. 2017)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Author William Faulkner (31) weds Estelle Oldham at College Hill Presbyterian Church outside Oxford, Mississippi

Author and Nobel Laureate William Faulkner
Author and Nobel Laureate
William Faulkner

1929 Highlights

About June 20, 1929

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini