On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 1929

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bradman scores 123 Aust v England at MCG, his 2nd Test Cricket century

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Cunningham, American fashion photographer (New York Times), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • Jan Howard [Lula Grace Johnson], American country music singer and songwriter (For Loving You), born in West Plains, Missouri (d. 2020)
  • Jim Slater, British financier and writer, born in Heswall, Cheshire (d. 2015)
  • Peter Breck, American actor (Black Saddle, Big Valley, Benji), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2012)
  • Will Eisma, Dutch composer and violinist, born in Sungailiat, Indonesia
1929 Highlights

About March 13, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces