On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1929

Historical Events

  • Venezuelan rebel Urbina lets Dutch/Curacaose hostages free

Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Ace [John Marshall Alexander, Jr.], rhythm and blues singer ("My Song"), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1954)
  • Keith Gardner, Jamaican athlete (Olympic bronze 1960)
  • Robert Badham, American politician (Rep-R-CA, 1977-89), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • Lewis Bennison, American actor (The Road Called Straight), commits suicide at 44
1929 Highlights

About June 9, 1929

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 93 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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