On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1929

Historical Events

  • WHP-AM in Harrisburg PA begins radio transmissions

Famous Birthdays

  • Edwin London, American horn player, conductor (Cleveland Chamber Orchestra; Ineluctable Modality Choir), and composer (Dream Thing on Biblical Episodes), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • Nadja Tiller, Austrian actress (Ich suche Dich, Rosemary) and Miss Austria (1949), born in Vienna, Austria
1929 Highlights

About March 16, 1929

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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