On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • Tiezo Matsumura, Japanese composer and poet (Chinmoku), born in Kyoto, Japan (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

  • Clarence "Pinetop" Smith, American jazz pianist and singer (Boogie Woogie Piano), dies of a gunshot wound in a dance-hall fight at 24
1929 Highlights

About March 15, 1929

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces