On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1929

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dmitri Shostakovich's "The new Babylon" premieres in Leningrad

Famous Birthdays

  • Christa Wolf, German novelist (Divided Heaven)
  • Ctirad Kohoutek, Czech composer, born in Zábřeh, Czechoslovakia (d. 2011)
  • John Macurdy, American bass
1929 Highlights

About March 18, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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