On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1929

Historical Events

  • 1st color TV demo, performed by Bell Laboratories in NYC

Historic Event

President Paul von Hindenburg refuses to pay German debt of WWI

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick the Bruiser [William Fritz Afflis], American professional wrestler, born in Delphi, Indiana (d. 1991)
1929 Highlights

About June 27, 1929

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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